GENERAL INFORMATION

         Location:                                                            Northern Part

          Income Classification:                                    6th class

         Land Area:                                                         12,553.2198 has.

          Land Use:                                      Agriculture      8,122.1029 has
                                               
      Grassland      241.0140 has>
                                                                  Woodland      4,190.1029 has

        No. of Barangays:                                               16

         Population:                                                            8,915 (1995)

         Population Density:                                              0.71 person/ha.

        Major Religion:
                               Roman Catholic                                            75.00%
                               Protestant                                                        5.00%
                               Phil. Independent Church                               3.00%
                               Seventh Day Adventist                                   8.00%
                              Jehovah's Witness                                           2.00%
                              Animist (Indigenous)                                        7.00%

         Indigenous People/Tribal Community:          Subanen   37.00%

         Dialects Spoken:
                                Cebuano                                                       70.00%
                                Subanen                                                       12.00%
                               Kalibugan                                                      18.00%

          Topography
                              Mountain ranges: 100 to 500 meters
                              Valleys:            Rolling
                              Land Forms:      Footslope, Hills and  Mountain

             Climate:                                                                        Mild and Moderate

              Mean Temperature:                                                  Low

            Distance to Dipolog City:                                         29 kms.

 

ECONOMY

                 Major Products:                                              Coconut, Corn

                        Major Source of Livelihood:                   Farming

 

 

SOCIAL AND HEALTH FACILITIES

 

                Hospital:                                                                      None

                 Barangay Health Centers:                                           6

                 Educational Institutions:
                      
              Secondary schools                              
                                     Elementary schools                           12    
                        
            Primary                                                  2

            Social and Health Indicators:

                                           Literacy rate
                                           Mortality rate                                         0.35%
                                          Morbidity rate                                       14.86%
                                          Birth rate                                                 1.36%
                                          Crude birth rate                                      3.02%

            No. and percentage of malnourished children:
                                Pre - School                               School Children
                            Low 454 - 32.0%                           472 - 28.0%
                            Moderate 94 - 6.6%                      289 - 17.0%
                            Severe 6 - 0.4%                                 7 - 0.4%             

 

ENVIRONMENT

                 

               Mineral resources available in the area:     Coulins, Chromite

            Flora and Fauna:                                        Wild Plants

             Major rivers/bays/springs/watersheds/lakes:
                            
Rivers:             Dipolog River, Dapitan River,                                                                                  Galay  River, Gumay River,  Disoy River
                             Springs:            New Casul, Buenasuerte,  Doilen, 
                                                       Tinglan,  Alvand,  Unidos 
                             Watershed:        Alvenda, Buenasuerte,  Newland

             National Park:                           None

              Recreational Facility:                              11 Multi-purpose
                                                                    Pavements, and      
                                                                                    
Mini-Gym/Social Hall

 

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS 

            None

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

               Means of Transportation:             Bus, Fierra and   Habal-Habal

            Bus Companies operating:           SCT Bus Transport, and others

             Road Network: (kms)

 

Concrete

Gravel

Earth

Provincial

1.12

18.30

 

Municipal

0.53

3.02

0.75

Barangay

 

24.00

32.00

             Major bridges:                                  None

                Water Facilities Available:
                                              Level 1                          10 units
                                              Level 2                          None
                                  
           Level 3                          2 units

            Energization: (Source: Zambo. Del NorteElectricCooperative)  
                             
No. of Consumers:
            435 households

               No. of Barangays Energized:            7

 

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