Lemery, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count46
Postal code4209
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBalayan Bay [Verde Island Passage]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)109.80 km2 (42.39 sq mi)
Population (2015)93,157
Density (2015)848 / km2 (2,198 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 53' North, 120° 55' East (13.8837, 120.9132)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.0 meters (32.8 feet)

Lemery is a coastal municipality in the province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 109.80 square kilometers or 42.39 square miles which constitutes 3.52% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 93,157. This represented 3.46% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.65% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 848 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,198 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lemery has 46 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)
Anak‑Dagat1.94%1,8031,7155.13%0.96%
Arumahan2.58%2,4032,2735.72%1.06%
Ayao‑iyao3.95%3,6832,69036.91%6.16%
Bagong Pook1.43%1,3361,17313.90%2.51%
Bagong Sikat1.48%1,3751,3750.00%0.00%
Balanga1.13%1,0509559.95%1.82%
Bukal2.32%2,1591,81419.02%3.37%
Cahilan I2.35%2,1892,0218.31%1.53%
Cahilan II1.75%1,6311,5197.37%1.36%
Dayapan2.87%2,6742,5992.89%0.54%
District I1.52%1,4131,16421.39%3.76%
District II0.98%9171,071-14.38%-2.91%
District III0.47%44226864.93%9.99%
District IV2.39%2,2231,76226.16%4.52%
Dita1.38%1,2811,1679.77%1.79%
Gulod1.92%1,7911,59812.08%2.19%
Lucky0.98%90962246.14%7.49%
Maguihan2.63%2,4501,93326.75%4.62%
Mahabang Dahilig2.01%1,8731,58418.24%3.24%
Mahayahay1.62%1,5051,4662.66%0.50%
Maigsing Dahilig1.25%1,16890129.63%5.07%
Maligaya1.38%1,2811,1996.84%1.27%
Malinis2.18%2,0301,65722.51%3.94%
Masalisi1.13%1,0549975.72%1.06%
Mataas na Bayan3.26%3,0352,7649.80%1.80%
Matingain I3.80%3,5433,09814.36%2.59%
Matingain II1.56%1,4491,28512.76%2.31%
Mayasang2.62%2,4392,4390.00%0.00%
Niugan1.65%1,5371,4436.51%1.21%
Nonong Casto3.36%3,1302,65317.98%3.20%
Palanas3.33%3,1032,63817.63%3.14%
Payapa Ibaba2.24%2,0891,85912.37%2.25%
Payapa Ilaya3.71%3,4573,12710.55%1.93%
Rizal0.85%79472110.12%1.85%
Sambal Ibaba2.20%2,0501,73718.02%3.20%
Sambal Ilaya4.58%4,2653,74513.89%2.51%
San Isidro Ibaba1.59%1,4841,3688.48%1.56%
San Isidro Itaas3.76%3,5072,77726.29%4.54%
Sangalang2.26%2,1011,9378.47%1.56%
Sinisian East2.12%1,9771,8904.60%0.86%
Sinisian West2.16%2,0121,79612.03%2.19%
Talaga3.53%3,2912,78418.21%3.24%
Tubigan1.49%1,3901,01636.81%6.15%
Tubuan1.24%1,1511,1093.79%0.71%
Wawa Ibaba3.15%2,9342,59313.15%2.38%
Wawa Ilaya1.91%1,7791,52316.81%3.00%
Lemery Total93,15781,82513.85%2.50%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lemery for the fiscal year of 2016 was 203,038,365.96.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009111,761,526.04
2010116,385,713.034.14%
2011138,767,971.4419.23%
2012134,813,004.04-2.85%
2013147,202,381.299.19%
2014166,274,480.9812.96%
2015185,819,400.7511.75%
2016203,038,365.969.27%

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 Lemery is 5 to 9, with 9,759 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 808 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,755
1 to 47,572
5 to 99,759
10 to 149,064
15 to 199,066
20 to 248,993
25 to 297,965
30 to 347,382
35 to 396,449
40 to 445,507
45 to 495,043
50 to 543,928
55 to 593,168
60 to 642,559
65 to 692,006
70 to 741,265
75 to 79868
80 and over808
Total93,157

Historical population

The population of Lemery grew from 23,700 in 1960 to 93,157 in 2015, an increase of 69,457 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.50%, or an increase of 11,332 people, from the previous population of 81,825 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
23,700
32,3373.09%
36,2072.29%
42,7833.39%
53,9322.34%
58,0731.40%
66,5282.96%
76,0901.87%
81,8252.68%
93,1572.50%

Location

The municipal center of Lemery is situated at approximately 13° 53' North, 120° 55' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.0 meters or 32.8 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 Lemery are Batangas City, Tagaytay, Lipa, Tanauan, Trece Martires, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are Taal, San Luis, Agoncillo, San Nicolas, Santa Teresita, and Alitagtag. Its distance from the national capital is 78.54 kilometers (48.80 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 78.54 kilometers (48.80 miles) to the North (N5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 93,157, ranked 207 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 42.39 square kilometers, ranked 974 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 848 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 211 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.50%, ranked 510 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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