Rosario, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count48
Postal code4225
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)226.88 km2 (87.60 sq mi)
Population (2015)116,764
Density (2015)515 / km2 (1,333 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 51' North, 121° 12' East (13.8442, 121.2035)
Estimated elevation above sea level143.6 meters (471.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 226.88 square kilometers or 87.60 square miles which constitutes 7.27% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 116,764. This represented 4.33% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.81% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 515 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,333 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Rosario has 48 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)
Alupay3.69%4,3143,9918.09%1.49%
Antipolo0.58%6746523.37%0.63%
Bagong Pook4.93%5,7575,16511.46%2.09%
Balibago1.95%2,2802,1476.19%1.15%
Barangay A0.96%1,1221,0823.70%0.69%
Barangay B1.18%1,3761,19515.15%2.72%
Barangay C0.81%943968-2.58%-0.50%
Barangay D0.80%9321,039-10.30%-2.05%
Barangay E1.95%2,2762,1744.69%0.88%
Bayawang1.12%1,3071,332-1.88%-0.36%
Baybayin1.99%2,3232,2881.53%0.29%
Bulihan3.44%4,0143,25323.39%4.08%
Cahigam2.10%2,4501,90728.47%4.89%
Calantas1.40%1,6341,5604.74%0.89%
Colongan1.48%1,7271,6554.35%0.81%
Itlugan4.01%4,6774,3866.63%1.23%
Leviste1.50%1,7531,6565.86%1.09%
Lumbangan1.36%1,5871,20032.25%5.47%
Maalas‑As1.65%1,9321,7768.78%1.62%
Mabato1.54%1,7941,6608.07%1.49%
Mabunga1.57%1,8381,7137.30%1.35%
Macalamcam A0.82%9591,058-9.36%-1.85%
Macalamcam B1.51%1,7651,48019.26%3.41%
Malaya1.33%1,5551,4824.93%0.92%
Maligaya0.78%91379015.57%2.79%
Marilag2.48%2,8982,52514.77%2.66%
Masaya3.40%3,9673,21723.31%4.07%
Matamis0.51%592689-14.08%-2.85%
Mavalor1.33%1,5491,4814.59%0.86%
Mayuro2.06%2,4112,06816.59%2.96%
Namuco4.28%4,9924,31415.72%2.82%
Namunga4.52%5,2764,78510.26%1.88%
Nasi1.75%2,0481,9256.39%1.19%
Natu2.33%2,7212,39213.75%2.48%
Palakpak0.73%851852-0.12%-0.02%
Pinagsibaan2.93%3,4222,99914.10%2.54%
Putingkahoy2.41%2,8112,6127.62%1.41%
Quilib3.46%4,0413,15728.00%4.81%
Salao1.97%2,3032,1218.58%1.58%
San Carlos3.23%3,7713,34512.74%2.31%
San Ignacio1.67%1,9541,7809.78%1.79%
San Isidro3.26%3,8113,5218.24%1.52%
San Jose1.78%2,0751,87410.73%1.96%
San Roque3.34%3,9003,6486.91%1.28%
Santa Cruz2.83%3,3013,0558.05%1.49%
Timbugan1.78%2,0771,9466.73%1.25%
Tiquiwan1.49%1,7361,6544.96%0.93%
Tulos2.02%2,3551,99218.22%3.24%
Rosario Total116,764105,56110.61%1.94%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Rosario for the fiscal year of 2016 was 251,988,594.91.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009133,882,305.13
2010148,472,720.2110.90%
2011166,135,204.4811.90%
2012158,062,587.66-4.86%
2013181,417,089.2114.78%
2014205,221,539.9013.12%
2015223,390,906.498.85%
2016251,988,594.9112.80%

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 Rosario is 5 to 9, with 12,048 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 1,106 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,404
1 to 410,032
5 to 912,048
10 to 1411,894
15 to 1911,851
20 to 2411,528
25 to 299,391
30 to 348,527
35 to 397,618
40 to 446,585
45 to 496,124
50 to 544,999
55 to 594,183
60 to 643,305
65 to 692,386
70 to 741,656
75 to 791,106
80 and over1,127
Total116,764

Historical population

The population of Rosario grew from 32,868 in 1960 to 116,764 in 2015, an increase of 83,896 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.94%, or an increase of 11,203 people, from the previous population of 105,561 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,868
42,7042.59%
47,2982.07%
54,2522.78%
66,9232.12%
74,9762.15%
86,1103.01%
95,7851.48%
105,5613.60%
116,7641.94%

Location

The municipal center of Rosario is situated at approximately 13° 51' North, 121° 12' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 143.6 meters or 471.0 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 Rosario are Lipa, Batangas City, Tanauan, San Pablo, Tagaytay, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are Padre Garcia, Taysan, Ibaan, San Antonio, San Jose, and Mataasnakahoy. Its distance from the national capital is 86.04 kilometers (53.46 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 86.04 kilometers (53.46 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N16°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 116,764, ranked 143 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 87.60 square kilometers, ranked 481 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 515 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 364 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.94%, ranked 16 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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