Santa Teresita, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count17
Postal code4206
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)16.30 km2 (6.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)21,127
Density (2015)1,296 / km2 (3,359 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 52' North, 120° 59' East (13.8698, 120.9769)
Estimated elevation above sea level169.3 meters (555.3 feet)

Santa Teresita is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 16.30 square kilometers or 6.29 square miles which constitutes 0.52% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 21,127. This represented 0.78% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.15% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,296 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,359 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Teresita has 17 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)
Antipolo3.64%76869610.34%1.89%
Bihis7.50%1,5841,37315.37%2.76%
Burol3.16%66745446.92%7.60%
Calayaan9.75%2,0601,9028.31%1.53%
Calumala6.37%1,3461,2894.42%0.83%
Cuta East5.61%1,18599119.58%3.46%
Cutang Cawayan3.47%73351043.73%7.15%
Irukan3.02%6375986.52%1.21%
Pacifico9.21%1,9451,68015.77%2.83%
Poblacion I7.87%1,6621,48312.07%2.19%
Poblacion II5.59%1,18098619.68%3.48%
Poblacion III2.56%54140334.24%5.77%
Saimsim12.92%2,7301,91042.93%7.04%
Sampa6.13%1,2951,17210.49%1.92%
Sinipian4.25%89870527.38%4.71%
Tambo Ibaba4.62%97668342.90%7.03%
Tambo Ilaya4.35%92058058.62%9.18%
Santa Teresita Total21,12717,41521.31%3.75%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santa Teresita for the fiscal year of 2016 was 66,358,081.18.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200932,554,284.25
201051,815,693.9659.17%
201136,809,450.79-28.96%
201237,904,701.732.98%
201340,288,403.726.29%
201446,338,453.8515.02%
201551,049,518.5710.17%
201666,358,081.1829.99%

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 Santa Teresita is 5 to 9, with 1,984 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 250 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1323
1 to 41,518
5 to 91,984
10 to 141,975
15 to 191,872
20 to 241,923
25 to 291,762
30 to 341,712
35 to 391,596
40 to 441,334
45 to 491,171
50 to 54988
55 to 59842
60 to 64694
65 to 69516
70 to 74359
75 to 79250
80 and over308
Total21,127

Historical population

The population of Santa Teresita grew from 9,336 in 1970 to 21,127 in 2015, an increase of 11,791 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.75%, or an increase of 3,712 people, from the previous population of 17,415 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,336
10,0871.56%
11,1341.99%
12,0050.76%
14,0172.95%
14,0740.09%
16,8912.55%
17,4151.12%
21,1273.75%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Teresita is situated at approximately 13° 52' North, 120° 59' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 169.3 meters or 555.3 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 Santa Teresita are Batangas City, Lipa, Tagaytay, Tanauan, Calamba, and San Pablo. The nearest municipalities are Alitagtag, Taal, San Luis, Lemery, San Nicolas, and Cuenca. Its distance from the national capital is 79.75 kilometers (49.55 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 79.75 kilometers (49.55 miles) to the North (N0°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 21,127, ranked 1,226 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 6.29 square kilometers, ranked 1,601 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,296 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 122 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.75%, ranked 758 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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