Batelić families are mainly Croats and they are mostly from Labin , rarely Italians. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Labin and Pula. In places Paradiž and Sveti Bartul in Labin area every sixth inhabitant had the family name Batelić.
About 220 people with faimily name Batelić live in Croatia today, in 100 households. There were 240 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased by 10 percent. They are located in threee Croatian counties, in 6 cities and 26 other places, mostly in Labin (70), Vinez (20), Pula (15), Rabac (10), and in Barbici in Labin area (<10).