|Barangay Captain:||Bonifacio B. Azores|
|Councilors:||Dante S. Polong|
|Allan N. Purawan|
|Ronnie B. Franca|
|Edison O. Lumawon|
|Jorlan D. Azores|
|Roberto S. Payno, Sr.|
|Edna R. Cao|
|SK Chairman:||Alexander C. Relucio, Jr.|
|Secretary:||Shiela Marie B. Colima|
|Treasurer:||Salve P. Yanson|
Barayong is one of the original twenty (20) barangays in the Cadastral Survey of March 4, 1934. It is along the Pedro Sabido Avenue, a national road connecting the Municipality of Guinobatan to the Municipality of Polangui.
The name of the barangay is derived from the name of the trees growing abundantly in the area. The local folks call these trees “Barayongon”. The name was later shortened to “Barayong”.
The families of Buenavente and Payno were said to be the early residents of the barangay.
A fiesta is celebrated every 2nd Sunday of October in honor of their patron saint, St. Thomas de Aquinas.
Barayong has a total land area of 724.42 hectares (ha). It is situated in the Mayon cluster of barangays. It is bounded on the East by Barangay Herrera; on the West by Barangay Mahaba; on the North by Barangay Busay; and on the South by the Barangay Herrera.
Its climate is variable (wet and dry). The dry season starts from January to May, and the rainy season from June to December.
According to the 2012 Community Based Monitoring System (CBMS) Survey, the total number of households is 383 with a population of 1,900 where 974 are male and 926 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||126||112||238|
|5 to less than 10||115||108||223|
|10 to less than 15||156||117||273|
|15 to less than 20||108||119||227|
|20 to less than 25||80||55||135|
|25 to less than 30||55||52||107|
|30 to less than 35||46||57||103|
|35 to less than 40||51||56||107|
|40 to less than 45||49||51||100|
|45 to less than 50||47||43||90|
|50 to less than 55||42||31||73|
|55 to less than 60||33||43||76|
|60 to less than 65||29||31||60|
|65 to less than 70||18||17||35|
|70 to less than 75||8||14||22|
|75 to less than 80||8||10||18|
|80 to less than 85||3||5||8|
|85 to less than 90||0||5||5|
During the survey, the number of members who are 17 years old and above is 1,060, yet the number of the registered voters is only 905, garnering 85.38% of the actual voters in the barangay.
Health and Nutrition
There are 31 children who are classified as malnourished in the barangay, 17 of whom are male and 14 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)||21||14||7|
|Below Normal (severe)||10||3||7|
There are 6 incidences that children under 5 years old died, all coming from Purok 1. There are no women who died due to pregnancy related-causes death.
There were 4 or 1% household in the barangay that lives in makeshift housing or an improvised housing built of waste materials which are usually from burned or condemned structures, which are being used as living quarters at the time of the census. It can be found in purok 4. 57 (14.9%) 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 3 (25 households). The table below shows the tenure status in the barangay:
|Owner, owner-like possession of house and lot||271||70.76|
|Rent house/room including lot||2||0.52|
|Own house, rent lot||0||0.00|
|Own house, rent-free lot with consent of owner||38||9.92|
|Own house, rent-free lot without consent of owner||18||4.70|
|Rent-free house and lot with consent of owner||10||2.61|
|Rent-free house and lot without consent of owner||4||1.04|
|Living in public space with rent||1||0.26|
|Living in public space without rent||34||8.88|
|Other tenure status||5||1.31|
Water and Sanitation
121 or 31.6% of households have no access to sanitary toilet facilities. Purok 3 and 4 has the most number of households with no access with 34 and 40 respectively. The table below shows the toilet facility in the barangay:
|Type of Toilet Facility||Magnitude||Proportion|
|Water-sealed flush to sewerage/septic tank-own||243||63.45|
|Water-sealed flush to sewerage/septic tank-shared||19||4.96|
Meanwhile, only 4 households from the barangay have no 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||34||8.88|
|Own faucet water inside the yard||1||0.26|
|Public tap/stand pipe||321||83.81|
|Protected spring water||23||6.01|
|Unprotected spring water||3||0.78|
In elementary participation, 25 children (11 male and 14 female) who are aged 6-12 years old are not in elementary education. One every 13 children in this age range is not attending elementary school.
In high school participation, a total of 53 children who are aged 13-16 are not in high school. There are more males (33) than females (20) who are not attending high school. Purok 3 has the most members not in high school with 20.
Here is the overall school participation in the barangay:
|Purok||Number of children 6-16 years old||Children 6-16 years old not attending school|
Of the total 1,439 who are aged 10 and above, 14 are illiterate with 7 male and 7 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 570 members (414 male and 156 female) who are members of the labor force, there are 28 households have reported having members who are unemployed. There are 15 male and 19 female who are considered unemployed.
Of the 383 households, there are 68 households that have experienced food shortage. 264 households lie below the poverty threshold, roughly 68.9% 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 4 has the most number of households living below the poverty threshold with 90.
200 households or 52.2% 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 3 (69 households).
Here is the type of business/industry and class of worker in the barangay:
|Type of business/industry|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||287||260||27||53.54||65.16||19.71|
|Mining and Quarrying||13||12||1||2.43||3.01||0.73|
|Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply||1||1||0||0.19||0.25||0.00|
|Water Supply; Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities||0||0||0||0.00||0.00||0.00|
|Wholesale and Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motorcycles||84||35||49||15.67||8.77||35.77|
|Transportation and Storage||45||45||0||8.40||11.28||0.00|
|Accommodation and Food Service Activities||4||2||2||0.75||0.50||1.46|
|Information and Communication||0||0||0||0.00||0.00||0.00|
|Financial and Insurance Activities||6||4||2||1.12||1.00||1.46|
|Real Estate Activities||1||0||1||0.19||0.00||0.73|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities||9||3||6||1.68||0.75||4.38|
|Administrative and Support Service Activities||4||2||2||0.75||0.50||1.46|
|Public Administration and Defense; Compulsory Social Security||7||4||3||1.31||1.00||2.19|
|Human Health & Social Work Activities||10||0||10||1.87||0.00||7.30|
|Arts, Entertainment and Recreation||3||3||0||0.56||0.75||0.00|
|Other Service Activities||21||12||9||3.92||3.01||6.57|
|Activities of Households as Employers; Undifferentiated Goods-and-Services||30||5||25||5.60||1.25||18.25|
|Activities of Extra-Territorial Organizations and Bodies||1||1||0||0.19||0.25||0.00|
|Class of worker|
|Worked for a household||162||29||33||30.22||32.23||24.09|
|Worked for a private establishment||114||79||35||21.27||19.80||25.55|
|Worked for government/ government corporation||38||11||27||7.09||2.76||19.71|
|Self employed without employees||80||68||12||14.93||17.04||8.76|
|Employer in own family-operated farm or business||17||16||1||3.17||4.01||0.73|
|Worked with pay on own family operated farm or business||22||19||3||4.10||4.76||2.19|
|Worked without pay on own family operated farm or business||116||82||34||21.64||20.55||24.82|
|Working for government of another country||0||0||0||0.00||0.00||0.00|
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 is 1 person victimized by a crime in the barangay. The crime committed in the barangay is Murder/Homicide.
Service Institutions and Infrastructure
The barangay has 1 health facility which is the Barangay Health Center. The nearest hospital and drugstore could be found 5 kilometers from the Barangay Hall. Barayong Covered Court is the only service facility in the barangay. Educational facilities can also be found with Day Care Center, Elementary School, and High School. The nearest college or vocational school can be located 5 kilometers away from the barangay proper.
The public transportation present in the barangay is Tricycle. The road is concrete and in good condition, it is maintained by the Provincial Government.
Garbage collection is the most common garbage or waste disposal system in the community. Open dump site and sanitary landfill is 6 kilometers away from the barangay.
The source of electricity in the barangay is provided and maintained by Albay Power and Energy Corporation (APEC).
Source: CBMS 2012