Cuenca, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count21
Postal code4222
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)58.18 km2 (22.46 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,783
Density (2015)563 / km2 (1,460 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 54' North, 121° 3' East (13.9015, 121.0492)
Estimated elevation above sea level297.5 meters (975.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 58.18 square kilometers or 22.46 square miles which constitutes 1.86% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,783. This represented 1.22% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.23% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 563 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,460 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cuenca has 21 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)
Balagbag2.59%8487789.00%1.65%
Barangay 15.74%1,8831,63914.89%2.68%
Barangay 20.80%263376-30.05%-6.58%
Barangay 32.24%7356808.09%1.49%
Barangay 42.84%9301,022-9.00%-1.78%
Barangay 51.15%378438-13.70%-2.77%
Barangay 61.56%5134992.81%0.53%
Barangay 75.68%1,8611,8480.70%0.13%
Barangay 84.69%1,5371,32815.74%2.82%
Bungahan6.20%2,0321,83011.04%2.01%
Calumayin0.99%326354-7.91%-1.56%
Dalipit East1.86%6095913.05%0.57%
Dalipit West1.81%59353311.26%2.05%
Dita13.97%4,5794,3924.26%0.80%
Don Juan2.70%88578313.03%2.36%
Emmanuel6.05%1,9852,011-1.29%-0.25%
Ibabao10.20%3,3433,1884.86%0.91%
Labac6.21%2,0372,096-2.81%-0.54%
Pinagkaisahan6.03%1,9781,8755.49%1.02%
San Felipe10.30%3,3773,1716.50%1.21%
San Isidro6.38%2,0911,80415.91%2.85%
Cuenca Total32,78331,2364.95%0.92%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cuenca for the fiscal year of 2016 was 86,720,964.26.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200948,445,689.13
201050,052,958.563.32%
201155,462,955.2510.81%
201255,331,684.66-0.24%
201362,337,784.9212.66%
201469,375,094.6111.29%
201577,936,320.5712.34%
201686,720,964.2611.27%

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 Cuenca is 5 to 9, with 3,241 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 427 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1706
1 to 43,012
5 to 93,241
10 to 143,189
15 to 193,171
20 to 243,007
25 to 292,477
30 to 342,245
35 to 391,992
40 to 441,936
45 to 491,797
50 to 541,557
55 to 591,260
60 to 64985
65 to 69786
70 to 74537
75 to 79427
80 and over458
Total32,783

Historical population

The population of Cuenca grew from 11,056 in 1960 to 32,783 in 2015, an increase of 21,727 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.92%, or an increase of 1,547 people, from the previous population of 31,236 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,056
14,5382.71%
15,9751.91%
17,1091.38%
20,1761.66%
22,7582.28%
25,6422.59%
28,5811.51%
31,2363.29%
32,7830.92%

Location

The municipal center of Cuenca is situated at approximately 13° 54' North, 121° 3' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 297.5 meters or 975.8 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 Cuenca are Lipa, Batangas City, Tanauan, Tagaytay, San Pablo, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are San Jose, Alitagtag, Santa Teresita, Mataasnakahoy, San Nicolas, and Bauan. Its distance from the national capital is 76.61 kilometers (47.60 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 76.61 kilometers (47.60 miles) to the North (N6°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,783, ranked 853 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 22.46 square kilometers, ranked 1,314 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 563 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 329 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.92%, ranked 1,257 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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