|Barangay Captain:||Henry P. Gonzales|
|Councilors:||Carmen P. Almonicar|
|Salvacion P. Biñan|
|Biverly Q. Altarin|
|Analiza D. Pelicia|
|Dominador M. Talavera|
|Marlon D. Dumanog|
|Hainy M. Estrada|
|SK Chairman:||Csandy A. Rempis|
|Secretary:||Maria Victoria P. Cañotal|
|Treasurer:||Lea C. Sodsod|
Allang is one of the original barangays of Ligao in existence during the Cadastral Survey conducted on March 4, 1932.
The place was teeming with “gallang” plant during the early days. This plant is a root crop which is edible and very delicious. During the Spanish occupation, when the Spaniards explored the place, they named the place Gallang, which was taken from the name of the plant. As time went by, the “G” from the name was left out and the place is now known as “Allang”.
The first settles of the were five families, namely, Pelecia, Cañotal, Dolom, Segundino and Falcon. Basilio Dolom became the first “Teniente del Barrio”, followed by Falcon and Estrada.
A fiesta is celebrated every 19th day of October in honor of their patron saint, San Pedro de Alcantara.
Allang has a total land area of 505.12 hectares (ha) mostly of which is agricultural land. It is classified as a rural barangay and situated in the upland cluster of barangays. It is bounded on the East by Barangay Tula-Tula (Pequeño); on the West and South by the Barangay Paulba; and on the North by Barangay Culliat.
According to the 2012 Community Based Monitoring System (CBMS) Survey, the total number of households is 301 with a population of 1,472 where 775 are male and 697 are female. It has an average household size of 5. The number of members according to their age group and sex is the following:
|0 to less than 5||84||76||160|
|5 to less than 10||101||91||192|
|10 to less than 15||78||96||174|
|15 to less than 20||95||64||159|
|20 to less than 25||84||59||143|
|25 to less than 30||64||44||108|
|30 to less than 35||53||62||115|
|35 to less than 40||39||35||74|
|40 to less than 45||38||35||73|
|45 to less than 50||36||31||67|
|50 to less than 55||30||30||60|
|55 to less than 60||23||18||41|
|60 to less than 65||26||14||40|
|65 to less than 70||9||16||25|
|70 to less than 75||6||5||11|
|75 to less than 80||5||10||15|
|80 to less than 85||3||5||8|
|85 to less than 90||1||5||6|
|110 to less than 115||0||1||1|
During the survey, the number of members who are 17 years old and above is 887, yet the number of the registered voters is only 722, garnering 81.40% of the actual voters in the barangay.
Health and Nutrition
There are 22 children who are classified as malnourished in the barangay, 11 of whom are male and 11 are female. The following table shows the nutritional status of children:
|Nutritional Status||Number of children 0-5 years old||Nutrition status of children 0-5 years old|
|Below Normal (moderate)||18||9||9|
|Below Normal (severe)||4||2||2|
There is no incidence where a child under 5 years old died, as well as pregnancy related-causes death.
A total of 13 (4.3%) of households in the barangay live in makeshift housing or an improvised housing built of waste materials which are usually from burned or condemned structures, that is being used as living quarters at the time of the census. 59 (19.6%) households are informal settlers or where the housing units have been constructed on land that the occupants have no legal claim to, or occupy illegally. Most informal settlements are found in Purok 2. The table below shows the tenure status in the barangay:
|Owner, owner-like possession of house and lot||91||31.23|
|Rent house/room including lot||1||0.33|
|Own house, rent lot||0||0.00|
|Own house, rent-free lot with consent of owner||136||45.18|
|Own house, rent-free lot without consent of owner||2||0.66|
|Rent-free house and lot with consent of owner||11||3.65|
|Living in a public space with rent||0||0.00|
|Living in a public space without rent||57||18.94|
|Other tenure status||0||0.00|
Water and Sanitation
55 or 18.3% of households have no access to sanitary toilet facilities. Purok 5 have the most number of households with no access while Purok 2 and 4 has the least household that have no sanitary toilet facilities. The table below shows the toilet facility in the barangay:
|Type of Toilet Facility||Magnitude||Proportion|
|Water-sealed flush to sewerage/septic tank-own||219||72.76|
|Water-sealed flush to sewerage/septic tank-shared||25||8.31|
Meanwhile, all households from the barangay have access to safe water. The source of the drinking water can be shown below:
|Source of Drinking Water||Magnitude||Proportion|
|Own faucet water inside the household||1||0.33|
|Own faucet water inside the yard||8||2.66|
|Public tap/stand pipe||2||0.66|
|Tube well or borehole||10||3.32|
|Protected dug well||0||0.00|
|Protected spring water||278||92.36|
In elementary participation, 44 children (19 male and 25 female) who are aged 6-12 years old are not in elementary education. One every 5 children in this age range is not attending elementary school.
In high school participation, a total of 57 children who are aged 13-16 are not in high school. There are more males (32) than females (25) who are not attending high school. Purok 1 have the most members not in high school with 13.
Here is the overall school participation in the barangay:
|Purok||Number of children 6-15 years old||Children 6-15 years old not attending school|
Of the total 1,120 who are aged 10 and above, 118 are illiterate with 65 male and 53 female as shown below:
|Purok||Number of persons 10 years old and above||Illiterate persons 10 years old and above|
Income and Livelihood
There are 556 members (410 male and 146 female) who are members of the labor force, there are 13 households have reported having members who are unemployed. There are only 9 male and 5 female who are considered unemployed.
Of the 301 households, there are no households that have experienced food shortage. 99 households lie below the poverty threshold, roughly 32.9% of the household in the barangay. Poverty threshold or poverty line is the minimum income deemed adequate in a household. The currently used poverty threshold is: 19,069 (Rural) and 20,315 (Urban). Purok 2 has the most number of households living below the poverty threshold with 21.
44 households or 14.6% live below the food threshold; it refers to the basic food requirements which meet 100% adequacy of the RDA for energy (2000 calories) and 80% adequacy of other nutrients as recommended by the FNRI. The currently used food threshold is: 13,319 (Rural) and 14,189 (Urban). Most of this household can be found in Purok 2 (12 household).
Here is the type of business/industry and class of worker in the barangay:
|Type of business/industry|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||165||154||11||30.44||38.40||7.80|
|Mining and Quarrying||0||0||0||0.00||0.00||0.00|
|Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply||5||1||4||0.92||0.25||2.84|
|Water Supply; Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities||1||1||0||0.18||0.25||0.00|
|Wholesale and Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motorcycles||35||25||11||6.64||6.23||7.80|
|Transportation and Storage||44||44||0||8.12||10.97||0.00|
|Accommodation and Food Service Activities||19||13||6||3.51||3.24||4.26|
|Information and Communication||4||2||2||0.74||0.50||1.42|
|Financial and Insurance Activities||2||0||2||0.37||0.00||1.42|
|Real Estate Activities||1||0||1||0.18||0.00||0.71|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities||5||3||2||0.92||0.75||1.42|
|Administrative and Support Service Activities||20||14||6||3.69||3.49||4.26|
|Public Administration and Defense; Compulsory Social Security||14||9||5||2.58||2.24||3.55|
|Human Health & Social Work Activities||4||1||3||0.74||0.25||2.13|
|Arts, Entertainment and Recreation||1||1||0||0.18||0.25||0.00|
|Other Service Activities||61||32||29||11.25||7.98||20.57|
|Activities of Households as Employers; Undifferentiated Goods-and-Services||87||29||58||16.05||7.23||41.13|
|Class of worker|
|Worked for a household||71||32||39||13.10||7.98||27.66|
|Worked for a private establishment||163||122||41||30.07||30.42||29.08|
|Worked for government/ government corporation||94||69||25||17.34||17.21||17.73|
|Self employed without employees||56||45||11||10.33||11.22||7.80|
|Employer in own family-operated farm or business||7||5||2||1.29||1.25||1.42|
|Worked with pay on own family operated farm or business||18||14||4||3.32||3.49||2.84|
|Worked without pay on own family operated farm or business||138||117||21||25.46||29.18||14.89|
|Working for government of another country||12||4||8||2.21||1.00||5.67|
Peace and Order
Crime is an act or offense from a public law which makes the offender liable to punishment by the state. It can be categorized as crimes against person and against property. There are no household victimized by any crime.
Service Institutions and Infrastructure
The barangay has 1 health facility which is the Barangay Health Center. The nearest hospital and drugstore could be found 14 and 13 kilometers from the Barangay Hall respectively. Allang Covered Court and Barangay Outpost are the 2 service facilities in the barangay. Educational facilities can also be found such as Day Care Center and Elementary School. The nearest high school can be located 4 kilometers away from the barangay proper.
The types of public transportation present in the barangay are Jeepney and Tricycle. The road is concrete and in good condition, it is maintained by the barangay.
Compost pits is the most common garbage or waste disposal system in the community. Open dump site and sanitary landfill is 3 kilometers and 15 kilometers away from the barangay, repectively.
The source of electricity in the barangay is provided and maintained by Albay Power and Energy Corporation (APEC).
Source: CBMS 2012