Calaca, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count40
Postal code4212
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBalayan Bay [Verde Island Passage]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)114.58 km2 (44.24 sq mi)
Population (2015)81,859
Density (2015)714 / km2 (1,850 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 56' North, 120° 49' East (13.9304, 120.8128)
Estimated elevation above sea level18.6 meters (61.1 feet)

Calaca is a coastal municipality in the province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 114.58 square kilometers or 44.24 square miles which constitutes 3.67% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 81,859. This represented 3.04% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.57% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 714 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,850 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Calaca has 40 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)
Baclas2.06%1,6881,5747.24%1.34%
Bagong Tubig2.97%2,4342,08316.85%3.01%
Balimbing0.60%4944568.33%1.54%
Bambang1.73%1,4151,23914.21%2.56%
Barangay 12.32%1,9031,8393.48%0.65%
Barangay 21.01%82772913.44%2.43%
Barangay 30.34%278279-0.36%-0.07%
Barangay 41.26%1,03190813.55%2.45%
Barangay 51.34%1,0961,0049.16%1.68%
Barangay 60.93%7627422.70%0.51%
Bisaya1.24%1,01686118.00%3.20%
Cahil4.57%3,7422,92927.76%4.77%
Calantas3.82%3,1282,78412.36%2.24%
Caluangan2.28%1,8631,6999.65%1.77%
Camastilisan5.07%4,1473,42521.08%3.71%
Coral ni Bacal1.70%1,3891,14521.31%3.75%
Coral ni Lopez2.35%1,9211,69513.33%2.41%
Dacanlao7.55%6,1775,24317.81%3.17%
Dila1.98%1,6241,5047.98%1.47%
Loma1.64%1,3461,11221.04%3.70%
Lumbang Calzada3.44%2,8202,32921.08%3.71%
Lumbang na Bata2.29%1,8731,7695.88%1.09%
Lumbang na Matanda3.11%2,5491,94431.12%5.29%
Madalunot2.35%1,9271,67515.04%2.70%
Makina1.59%1,3011,09418.92%3.35%
Matipok2.24%1,8301,51520.79%3.66%
Munting Coral0.47%38732817.99%3.20%
Niyugan1.72%1,4041,18518.48%3.28%
Pantay6.91%5,6544,51725.17%4.37%
Puting Bato East2.62%2,1452,0017.20%1.33%
Puting Bato West4.02%3,2912,89213.80%2.49%
Puting Kahoy1.60%1,3101,17911.11%2.03%
Quisumbing2.68%2,1931,82420.23%3.57%
Salong5.82%4,7664,13015.40%2.76%
San Rafael1.18%96566145.99%7.47%
Sinisian2.47%2,0251,76414.80%2.66%
Taklang Anak1.45%1,19098021.43%3.77%
Talisay2.42%1,9851,9352.58%0.49%
Tamayo1.94%1,5901,43510.80%1.97%
Timbain2.90%2,3732,11412.25%2.22%
Calaca Total81,85970,52116.08%2.88%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Calaca for the fiscal year of 2016 was 361,602,200.36.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009121,748,679.91
2010152,898,988.0525.59%
2011162,098,803.666.02%
2012216,585,047.0133.61%
20136,741,058.31-96.89%
2014219,968,126.943,163.11%
2015303,191,954.5437.83%
2016361,602,200.3619.27%

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 Calaca is 5 to 9, with 8,451 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 670 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,617
1 to 46,367
5 to 98,451
10 to 147,998
15 to 197,939
20 to 247,811
25 to 296,942
30 to 346,619
35 to 395,864
40 to 444,959
45 to 494,330
50 to 543,463
55 to 592,918
60 to 642,291
65 to 691,745
70 to 741,143
75 to 79732
80 and over670
Total81,859

Historical population

The population of Calaca grew from 18,667 in 1960 to 81,859 in 2015, an increase of 63,192 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.88%, or an increase of 11,338 people, from the previous population of 70,521 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,667
27,7803.97%
31,7052.69%
36,5082.86%
45,3772.20%
51,4592.38%
58,4892.78%
64,9661.46%
70,5213.03%
81,8592.88%

Location

The municipal center of Calaca is situated at approximately 13° 56' North, 120° 49' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 18.6 meters or 61.1 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 Calaca are Tagaytay, Batangas City, Lipa, Trece Martires, Tanauan, and Dasmariñas. The nearest municipalities are Balayan, Lemery, Agoncillo, Taal, Tuy, and San Luis. Its distance from the national capital is 75.24 kilometers (46.75 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 75.24 kilometers (46.75 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N14°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 81,859, ranked 252 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 44.24 square kilometers, ranked 933 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 714 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 256 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.88%, ranked 180 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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