Los Baños, Province of Laguna

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceLaguna
Barangay count14
Postal code4030
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)54.22 km2 (20.93 sq mi)
Population (2015)112,008
Density (2015)2,066 / km2 (5,352 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 11' North, 121° 13' East (14.1775, 121.2214)
Estimated elevation above sea level22.0 meters (72.3 feet)

Los Baños is a municipality in the landlocked province of Laguna.

The municipality has a land area of 54.22 square kilometers or 20.93 square miles which constitutes 2.83% of Laguna's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 112,008. This represented 3.69% of the total population of Laguna province, or 0.78% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 2,066 inhabitants per square kilometer or 5,352 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Los Baños has 14 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)
Anos7.18%8,0397,4467.96%1.47%
Bagong Silang0.56%6295779.01%1.66%
Bambang6.45%7,2287,0212.95%0.55%
Batong Malake13.67%15,31411,88428.86%4.95%
Baybayin1.46%1,6321,30724.87%4.32%
Bayog9.34%10,4609,6718.16%1.50%
Lalakay4.49%5,0324,25318.32%3.25%
Maahas6.73%7,5366,80010.82%1.98%
Malinta6.58%7,3686,25817.74%3.16%
Mayondon15.24%17,07116,1815.50%1.02%
Putho Tuntungin8.10%9,0688,6924.33%0.81%
San Antonio12.09%13,53713,1732.76%0.52%
Tadlak2.96%3,3193,342-0.69%-0.13%
Timugan5.16%5,7755,2799.40%1.72%
Los Baños Total112,008101,8849.94%1.82%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Los Baños for the fiscal year of 2016 was 256,986,279.76.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009142,203,617.58
2010144,943,051.781.93%
2011167,143,156.4815.32%
2012173,358,206.433.72%
2013187,323,027.978.06%
2014209,144,083.8711.65%
2015231,885,692.2910.87%
2016256,986,279.7610.82%

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 Los Baños is 15 to 19, with 13,567 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 768 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,922
1 to 48,500
5 to 99,977
10 to 149,923
15 to 1913,567
20 to 2411,039
25 to 299,700
30 to 348,580
35 to 398,023
40 to 446,759
45 to 495,947
50 to 545,270
55 to 594,341
60 to 643,307
65 to 692,182
70 to 741,307
75 to 79896
80 and over768
Total112,008

Historical population

The population of Los Baños grew from 21,519 in 1960 to 112,008 in 2015, an increase of 90,489 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.82%, or an increase of 10,124 people, from the previous population of 101,884 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
21,519
32,1674.01%
38,3513.59%
49,5555.26%
66,2112.94%
71,6831.50%
82,0272.93%
98,6312.57%
101,8841.19%
112,0081.82%

Location

The municipal center of Los Baños is situated at approximately 14° 11' North, 121° 13' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.0 meters or 72.3 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 Los Baños are Calamba, Tanauan, Cabuyao, San Pablo, Santa Rosa, and Biñan. The nearest municipalities are Bay, Santo Tomas, Calauan, Alaminos, Victoria, and Malvar. Its distance from the national capital is 52.61 kilometers (32.69 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bay, Laguna, 6.32 kilometers (3.93 miles) to the East (N87°E)
  • Santo Tomas, Batangas, 10.14 kilometers (6.30 miles) to the Southwest (S39°W)
  • Calauan, Laguna, 10.68 kilometers (6.64 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S72°E)
  • Alaminos, Laguna, 13.17 kilometers (8.18 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)
  • Victoria, Laguna, 12.95 kilometers (8.05 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N62°E)
  • Malvar, Batangas, 15.42 kilometers (9.58 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S28°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 52.61 kilometers (32.69 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 112,008, ranked 138 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 20.93 square kilometers, ranked 1,328 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 2,066 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 76 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.82%, ranked 162 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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