Alitagtag, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count19
Postal code4205
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)24.76 km2 (9.56 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,300
Density (2015)1,022 / km2 (2,646 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 52' North, 121° 0' East (13.8653, 121.0046)
Estimated elevation above sea level219.5 meters (719.9 feet)

Alitagtag is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 24.76 square kilometers or 9.56 square miles which constitutes 0.79% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,300. This represented 0.94% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.18% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,022 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,646 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Alitagtag has 19 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Balagbag2.87%72665011.69%2.13%
Concepcion2.13%53946316.41%2.94%
Concordia3.53%8928524.69%0.88%
Dalipit East3.79%9581,134-15.52%-3.16%
Dalipit West3.71%939965-2.69%-0.52%
Dominador East4.41%1,11692820.26%3.57%
Dominador West4.23%1,0701,0690.09%0.02%
Munlawin Norte4.91%1,2431,1428.84%1.63%
Munlawin Sur2.60%6596196.46%1.20%
Muzon Primero9.02%2,2832,1675.35%1.00%
Muzon Segundo9.04%2,2882,1197.98%1.47%
Pinagkurusan5.66%1,4331,3119.31%1.71%
Ping‑As5.70%1,4421,21518.68%3.32%
Poblacion East5.23%1,3221,2971.93%0.36%
Poblacion West9.66%2,4452,3046.12%1.14%
San Jose9.56%2,4182,2258.67%1.60%
San Juan3.31%83763731.40%5.34%
Santa Cruz5.44%1,3771,2867.08%1.31%
Tadlac5.19%1,3131,2663.71%0.70%
Alitagtag Total25,30023,6496.98%1.29%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Alitagtag for the fiscal year of 2016 was 66,327,114.78.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,436,704.02
201040,580,304.215.58%
201143,759,303.197.83%
201243,783,460.660.06%
201347,928,259.979.47%
201453,295,079.2711.20%
201560,004,809.8312.59%
201666,327,114.7810.54%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Alitagtag is 5 to 9, with 2,505 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 297 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1451
1 to 41,978
5 to 92,505
10 to 142,324
15 to 192,311
20 to 242,393
25 to 292,122
30 to 341,984
35 to 391,748
40 to 441,460
45 to 491,394
50 to 541,174
55 to 59932
60 to 64838
65 to 69648
70 to 74369
75 to 79297
80 and over372
Total25,300

Historical population

The population of Alitagtag grew from 9,967 in 1960 to 25,300 in 2015, an increase of 15,333 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.29%, or an increase of 1,651 people, from the previous population of 23,649 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,967
12,8222.49%
12,243-0.92%
14,5003.44%
16,0161.00%
18,6392.88%
20,1921.73%
22,7941.69%
23,6491.35%
25,3001.29%

Location

The municipal center of Alitagtag is situated at approximately 13° 52' North, 121° 0' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 219.5 meters or 719.9 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Alitagtag are Batangas City, Lipa, Tagaytay, Tanauan, Calamba, and San Pablo. The nearest municipalities are Santa Teresita, Cuenca, Bauan, Taal, San Nicolas, and San Pascual. Its distance from the national capital is 80.29 kilometers (49.89 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 80.29 kilometers (49.89 miles) to the North (N2°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,300, ranked 1,079 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 9.56 square kilometers, ranked 1,571 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,022 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 166 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.29%, ranked 602 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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