Demography

Total Population (RHU data, 2009) = 18,380
Male     – 9,724 or  52.90 %
Female – 8,656 or 47.09%

Total Population (CBMS, 2008) =  16,940
Male      –  9,135   or 53.92%
Female  –  7,805 or 46.07%

Household (HH) Population = 3,873
Ave. HH Size ≈ 4

Population Density ≈ 105 persons / sq.km.

Ethnicity/ Language/ Dialect (NSO, 2007)
63.96 % – Kankanaey
34.23 % – Ibaloi
1.81 % – Others (Ilocano, etc.)

Religious Affiliation
43.50 % Roman Catholic
56.00 % Protestants
0.50 % None

Biggest/Smallest Barangay in terms of Land Area
Gadang – 2,825 ha. (29.25 sq.km.)
Cayapes –    287 ha. ( 2.87 sq.km. )

Biggest/Smallest Barangay in terms of Population
Taba-ao – 1,855
Boklaoan – 543

Education

Literacy Rate (NSO, 2000) = 87%
Basic Literacy Rate (CBMS, 2008) = 92 %
Participation Rate – Elem. Level  (CBMS, 2008) = 83.13%
Children 6-12 y/o not attending Elem. School = 16.87%
Participation  Rate – High School Level     = 62.94%
Children 13-16 y/o not attending high school = 37.06%

Schools:

27 Elementary / Barrio Schools
5  Secondary  Schools (4 Public, 1 Private)
1 Vocational/ Technical

Annual Enrolment : (SY 2009 – 2010)

Primary  schools – 202
Elementary Schools – 2,799
High Schools/vocational – 1,512

Health

1. Vital Statistics (year 2009)

Barangay Health Stations- 15
Rural Health Midwives – 9
Doctor – Pop’n. Ratio – 1 : 22, 262
Dentist – Pop’n. Ratio – 1 : 22, 262
Nurse – Pop’n. Ratio – 1 : 22, 262
Dentist – Pop’n. Ratio – 1 : 22, 262
Midwives – Pop’n. Ratio – 1 : 2,473
Med. Tech. – Pop’n Ratio – 1 : 22, 262
San. Inspector – Pop’n Ratio- 1 : 22, 262
BHws to Pop’n Ratio – 1 : 777
Crude Birth Rate – 12.67/ 1,000 population
Crude Death Rate – 3.82 / 1,000 population
Infant Mortality Rate – 0
Maternal Mortality Rate – 0

2. Natality

Live Births :

282 live births for the year 2009
150 or 53.19 % were males
132 or 46.81 % were females

Birth Weight:

148 or 98.00 % weighed 2,500 grams or more
1 or 1.00 % weighed below 2,500 grams
1 or 1.00 % Unknown/ Not recorded

Birth Deliveries :

130 or 46 % Normal deliveries at Home
147 or 52 % Normal deliveries at Hospital
5 or 2 % C.S. deliveries at Hospital
87 or 54% LB delivered by doctors
3 or 1% LB delivered by nurses
29 or 19% LB delivered by midwives
31 or 26 % LB delivered by others

3. Morbidity

Top Leading Causes of Morbidity, Calendar Year 2009

a. Acute Upper Respiratory Infection (1,481 cases) (Cough and colds)
b. Hypertension (370 cases)
c. Fever of Unknown Causes(349 cases)
d. Headache (217 cases)
e. GUTI (202 cases)
f. Skin diseases (197 cases)

4. Mortality

Leading Causes of Mortality, CY 2009

Total

%

1. Hypertension

2. Pneumonia

3. Cancer, all types

4. Diabetes Mellitus

5. Myocardial Infarction

6. Bleeding Peptic Ulcer

7. Dislocated Cervical Vertebra dueto A ccidental Fall

8. Asthma

9. Pancreatitis

10. Struck by falling large rock

11. Intestinal Obstruction

12. Chronic Kidney Disease

11. Atherosclerosis

12. Other causes(various diseases)

Total

14

14

11

6

5

4

4

2

2

2

2

2

2

15

85

16.47

16.47

12.94

7.06

5.88

4.71

4.71

2.35

2.35

2.35

2.35

2.35

2.35

17.66

100.00 %

5. Sanitation

HHs w/ sanitary toilet (CBMS Survey, 2008) = 2,923 or 75.47 %
HHs w/out access to sanitary toilet = 950 or 24.53%
HHs w/out access to safe water = 1,456 or 37.59%
Food establishments w/sanitary permits (RHU, 2009) = 20 or 83.33 %
Food Handlers with Health Certificates = 32 or 82.05%

6. Nutrition

Nutritional Status (Weight for age) of Pre-school children, end year 2009

Low – 4.7%
Very Low – 0.05%
Normal – 95.0%
Above Normal – 0.25%

Housing

*Type of Dwelling Structure
1. Single

2. Duplex

3. Multi-Unit

4. Commercial/ Industrial

5. Others/ Not reported

Total

3,270

17

17

4

26

3,334 units

* Most units are made of Concrete/CHB, Wood and Galvanized Iron

  • HHs living in makeshift house (CBMS, 2008) = 1.91%

· HHs who are informal settlers (CBMS, 2008) = 2.38%

Sports and Recreation

Recreation/Sports Facilities Location
1. Municipal Open Gym

2. Paykek Mini-Open Gym

3. Basketball/ Volleyball Courts/Playgrounds

4. Athletic Ground

5. Cockpit – For aseel/”Holo”

6. Billiard Hall

7. Swimming / Picnic Area

8. Off-road / biking adventure

Lomon, Paykek

Lomon, Paykek

Various Schools/Brgys

Balakbak

Various Barangays

– do –

Amburayan River

Local road networks

Social Welfare and Development

Programs and Services

  1. Child and Youth Welfare
  2. Family Welfare Program
  3. Community Welfare Program
  4. Women’s Welfare Program
  5. Disabled Persons and Senior Citizens Program
  6. Emergency Assistance Program

Public Safety

1. Peace and Order

No. of local PNP Personnel = 20
CVOs / BPATS @ all barangays = 127
Total Index Crimes = 25
Total Non-Index Crime = 7
Total Crime Volume = 32
Crime Efficiency Rate = 84.38 %
Ave. Crime Rate = 3.58 % / 1,000 population
Ave. No. of Vehicular Accidents for the last 5 years = 6.6

2. Fire Safety

No. of Fire Prevention Officer = 1    + fire bregades @ all barangays
Ave. Structural Fire incidence for the last 5 years = 1

Economic Sector

A. Labor and Employment

Employment Rate (NSO survey, year 2000)= 68.23 %
Dependency Ratio (NSO survey, year 2000) = 66.90 %
Employment Rate (CBMS survey, year 2008) = 99.00%

B. Household Income

HHs w/ income below poverty threshold (CBMS, 2008) = 51.10%
HHs w/ income above poverty threshold (CBMS, 2008) = 48.90%
HHs w/ income below food threshold = 34.00%
HHs w/ income above food threshold = 68.00%

C. Income Sources
* Main source of income is farming as the municipality is mainly an agricultural area covering a total area of 10,856.27 hectares.

D. Commerce and Industry

Number of Commercial Establishment /Enterprises= 328 establishments (CY 2009)

Majority engage in Retailing/ Sari-Sari Stores (basic commodities) = 76.47 %
Food establishments (restaurants/eatery/coffee shops/refreshments) = 5.61%
Amusements (billiard/videoke/cockfighting )= 5.88%
Service-oriented establishments (beauty parlors/tailoring & dress shops, etc.) = 4.27%
Other establishments include boarding houses, pharmacy, optical clinic,
handicrafts/bakeries, bank, microfinance comp., sand & gravel etc.)

Small Scale Industries:
Auto shops/Vulcanizing/Welding, Rice mills, Blacksmith, CHB Making, Broom Making, Handicrafts

• One Town, One Product – Sericulture Industry ( Silk Cocoon & Raw Silk Production)

E. Tourism

*Existing Tourist Attractions Location
1. Amburayan River Taba-ao & Cuba
2. Mt. Dakiwagan (Sta. Claus Figure) Balakbak
3. Longog Cave Balakbak
4. Bolinsak Cave Taba-ao
5. Camp Utopia Sagubo
6. Obellan-Catampan Tice Terraces Beleng-Belis
7. Anthurium Forest Labueg

*Note: These tourist spots are natural in nature and still undeveloped

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