Lian, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count19
Postal code4216
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVerde Island Passage
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)76.80 km2 (29.65 sq mi)
Population (2015)52,660
Density (2015)686 / km2 (1,776 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 2' North, 120° 39' East (14.0357, 120.6534)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.7 meters (48.3 feet)

Lian is a coastal municipality in the province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 76.80 square kilometers or 29.65 square miles which constitutes 2.46% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 52,660. This represented 1.95% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.37% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 686 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,776 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lian 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)
Bagong Pook4.41%2,3212,01115.42%2.77%
Balibago6.17%3,2502,9649.65%1.77%
Barangay 13.60%1,8951,59818.59%3.30%
Barangay 21.76%92851480.54%11.91%
Barangay 32.68%1,4111,413-0.14%-0.03%
Barangay 42.78%1,4631,33010.00%1.83%
Barangay 52.01%1,0561,221-13.51%-2.73%
Binubusan8.75%4,6104,06113.52%2.44%
Bungahan8.07%4,2493,41524.42%4.25%
Cumba3.27%1,7241,48715.94%2.86%
Humayingan2.96%1,5571,32817.24%3.08%
Kapito6.22%3,2732,76418.42%3.27%
Lumaniag4.38%2,3092,1149.22%1.69%
Luyahan4.54%2,3922,2516.26%1.16%
Malaruhatan8.37%4,4103,32232.75%5.54%
Matabungkay9.38%4,9384,38912.51%2.27%
Prenza8.52%4,4864,07010.22%1.87%
Puting‑Kahoy3.62%1,9051,70711.60%2.11%
San Diego8.51%4,4833,98412.53%2.27%
Lian Total52,66045,94314.62%2.63%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lian for the fiscal year of 2016 was 119,010,911.47.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200968,703,732.95
201072,805,062.265.97%
201181,411,813.9611.82%
201279,707,884.91-2.09%
201383,434,736.484.68%
201492,941,875.2411.39%
2015107,246,107.0615.39%
2016119,010,911.4710.97%

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 Lian is 5 to 9, with 5,337 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 479 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1997
1 to 44,477
5 to 95,337
10 to 145,315
15 to 195,243
20 to 244,724
25 to 294,041
30 to 343,646
35 to 393,674
40 to 443,337
45 to 492,941
50 to 542,363
55 to 591,931
60 to 641,677
65 to 691,166
70 to 74807
75 to 79505
80 and over479
Total52,660

Historical population

The population of Lian grew from 13,658 in 1960 to 52,660 in 2015, an increase of 39,002 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.63%, or an increase of 6,717 people, from the previous population of 45,943 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,658
20,6244.11%
23,2712.45%
26,0912.31%
31,2961.84%
36,0002.66%
39,1291.80%
44,9251.92%
45,9430.82%
52,6602.63%

Location

The municipal center of Lian is situated at approximately 14° 2' North, 120° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.7 meters or 48.3 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 Lian are Tagaytay, Trece Martires, Dasmariñas, General Trias, Imus, and Batangas City. The nearest municipalities are Nasugbu, Tuy, Balayan, Magallanes, Calaca, and Calatagan. Its distance from the national capital is 70.78 kilometers (43.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 70.78 kilometers (43.98 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N30°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 52,660, ranked 496 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 29.65 square kilometers, ranked 1,190 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 686 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 268 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.63%, ranked 731 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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