Mataasnakahoy, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count16
Postal code4223
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)22.10 km2 (8.53 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,187
Density (2015)1,321 / km2 (3,422 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 58' North, 121° 7' East (13.9625, 121.1137)
Estimated elevation above sea level368.2 meters (1,207.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 22.10 square kilometers or 8.53 square miles which constitutes 0.71% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,187. This represented 1.08% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.20% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,321 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,422 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mataasnakahoy has 16 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)
Barangay II‑A3.38%986990-0.40%-0.08%
Bayorbor3.69%1,07696611.39%2.07%
Bubuyan4.84%1,4121,20417.28%3.08%
Calingatan10.51%3,0672,55020.27%3.58%
District I7.96%2,3242,1537.94%1.47%
District II7.93%2,3142,2224.14%0.78%
District III10.82%3,1583,0991.90%0.36%
District IV5.82%1,6991,6980.06%0.01%
Kinalaglagan8.38%2,4462,3772.90%0.55%
Loob3.74%1,0931,0078.54%1.57%
Lumang Lipa7.15%2,0881,9745.78%1.07%
Manggahan2.81%81974010.68%1.95%
Nangkaan8.13%2,3742,2177.08%1.31%
San Sebastian2.77%8097488.16%1.50%
Santol6.29%1,8371,7495.03%0.94%
Upa5.77%1,6851,48313.62%2.46%
Mataasnakahoy Total29,18727,1777.40%1.37%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Mataasnakahoy for the fiscal year of 2016 was 76,230,536.53.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200941,376,547.79
201043,140,776.064.26%
201147,360,832.199.78%
201246,952,376.81-0.86%
201352,922,239.9412.71%
201459,506,814.2412.44%
201569,567,189.7616.91%
201676,230,536.539.58%

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 Mataasnakahoy is 5 to 9, with 2,887 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 247 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1559
1 to 42,423
5 to 92,887
10 to 142,837
15 to 192,870
20 to 242,719
25 to 292,440
30 to 342,300
35 to 392,203
40 to 441,773
45 to 491,563
50 to 541,262
55 to 591,074
60 to 64827
65 to 69571
70 to 74364
75 to 79247
80 and over268
Total29,187

Historical population

The population of Mataasnakahoy grew from 7,744 in 1960 to 29,187 in 2015, an increase of 21,443 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.37%, or an increase of 2,010 people, from the previous population of 27,177 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,744
9,8852.42%
10,9282.03%
12,0571.99%
15,2402.37%
16,7261.76%
20,7064.68%
25,4002.86%
27,1772.49%
29,1871.37%

Location

The municipal center of Mataasnakahoy is situated at approximately 13° 58' North, 121° 7' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 368.2 meters or 1,207.8 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 Mataasnakahoy are Lipa, Tanauan, Batangas City, Tagaytay, San Pablo, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are Balete, San Jose, Cuenca, Malvar, Padre Garcia, and Ibaan. Its distance from the national capital is 70.98 kilometers (44.10 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 70.98 kilometers (44.10 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,187, ranked 954 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 8.53 square kilometers, ranked 1,585 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,321 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 120 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.37%, ranked 474 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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