Background:

  • Covers 3 cities, 31 municipalities in 6 districts
  • Total land area is 316,580 has. representing 19.5% of the regional territory
  • Total population of CY 2010 is 2.38 M*
  • Of the 34 municipalities/cities, 25 are coastal/lakeshore areas translating to 243 coastal/lakeshore barangays
  • All 25 MFARMCs are organized and 4 IFARMCs are integrated (Balayan Bay, Batangas Bay, Taal Lake & Tayabas Bay)
  • Contributed 93,568.30 M.T. or 28% of the total regional production for CY 2016
  • Major marine resources include Balayan Bay, Batangas Bay, Calatagan Bay, Isla Verde Passage, Nasugbu Bay, Pagapas Bay & Tayabas Bay
  • Balayan Bay Municipalities with Area (km2) Balayan (25.71), Bauan (126.55), Calaca (39.18), Calatagan (680.52), Lemery (43.64), Mabini (157.57), San Luis (65.13), Taal (28.12) and Tingloy (393.31) total of 1,559.73.
  • Major freshwater resources include Calumpang River, Palico River, Pansipit River, Rosario River, San Juan River, Santiago River and Taal Lake
  • Length of coastline is 234.89 kms.