Calatagan, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count25
Postal code4215
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBalayan Bay [Verde Island Passage]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)112.00 km2 (43.24 sq mi)
Population (2015)56,449
Density (2015)504 / km2 (1,305 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 50' North, 120° 38' East (13.8329, 120.6322)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.6 meters (44.6 feet)

Calatagan is a coastal municipality in the province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 112.00 square kilometers or 43.24 square miles which constitutes 3.59% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 56,449. This represented 2.10% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 504 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,305 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Calatagan has 25 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)
Bagong Silang4.02%2,2702,0749.45%1.73%
Baha2.67%1,5091,4941.00%0.19%
Balibago5.98%3,3773,1616.83%1.27%
Balitoc5.36%3,0232,8147.43%1.37%
Barangay 16.08%3,4333,1508.98%1.65%
Barangay 22.49%1,4081,2968.64%1.59%
Barangay 31.69%95376025.39%4.40%
Barangay 45.07%2,8632,7703.36%0.63%
Biga5.05%2,8492,7951.93%0.37%
Bucal1.71%9658928.18%1.51%
Carlosa2.50%1,4141,25312.85%2.33%
Carretunan2.66%1,5041,4493.80%0.71%
Encarnacion2.35%1,3271,04926.50%4.58%
Gulod5.54%3,1272,79811.76%2.14%
Hukay3.76%2,1202,124-0.19%-0.04%
Lucsuhin8.02%4,5284,2995.33%0.99%
Luya1.18%6646167.79%1.44%
Paraiso2.38%1,3461,13318.80%3.33%
Quilitisan3.85%2,1762,0227.62%1.41%
Real2.81%1,5881,38015.07%2.71%
Sambungan3.50%1,9751,8208.52%1.57%
Santa Ana5.68%3,2092,74716.82%3.00%
Talibayog3.51%1,9801,78311.05%2.02%
Talisay4.64%2,6172,5243.68%0.69%
Tanagan7.48%4,2243,79411.33%2.07%
Calatagan Total56,44951,9978.56%1.58%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Calatagan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 139,056,333.56.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200975,568,705.00
201078,195,959.243.48%
201185,002,391.958.70%
201281,860,675.45-3.70%
201390,554,201.2410.62%
2014105,323,342.4116.31%
2015123,062,827.3516.84%
2016139,056,333.5613.00%

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 Calatagan is 5 to 9, with 6,141 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 537 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,082
1 to 44,786
5 to 96,141
10 to 145,938
15 to 195,419
20 to 244,625
25 to 294,098
30 to 343,941
35 to 394,042
40 to 443,605
45 to 493,189
50 to 542,562
55 to 592,154
60 to 641,698
65 to 691,303
70 to 74790
75 to 79537
80 and over539
Total56,449

Historical population

The population of Calatagan grew from 14,457 in 1960 to 56,449 in 2015, an increase of 41,992 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.58%, or an increase of 4,452 people, from the previous population of 51,997 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,457
20,8893.67%
23,6482.52%
27,5783.12%
35,5432.57%
40,7072.57%
45,0682.21%
51,5441.87%
51,9970.32%
56,4491.58%

Location

The municipal center of Calatagan is situated at approximately 13° 50' North, 120° 38' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.6 meters or 44.6 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 Calatagan are Batangas City, Tagaytay, Trece Martires, Lipa, Tanauan, and Dasmariñas. The nearest municipalities are Balayan, Lian, Calaca, Tuy, Nasugbu, and San Luis. Its distance from the national capital is 91.85 kilometers (57.07 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 91.85 kilometers (57.07 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N24°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 56,449, ranked 443 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.24 square kilometers, ranked 958 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 504 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 375 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.58%, ranked 317 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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