BARANGAY PROFILE


Barangay Official:
Barangay Captain: Tedia S. Paranggan
Councilors: Emma L. Candelaria
  Herminio P. Suruiz
  John Michael C. Pitas
  Christopher T. Mojos
  Ana Maria P. Quililan
  Digna E. Achaval
  Orlando O. Repollosa
SK Chairman: Michael A. Alday
Secretary: Rosalie B. Persia
Treasurer: Glenda A. Arnaldo

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

Bay was established in the 1950’s as an independent barangay. It was once a sitio of Barangay Batang. The place was still forested when it was still a sitio of Barangay Batang.

There is no distinct history how the name of the place came to be. The residents could not recall how the name “Bay” came in existence.

The families of Quililans and Aguilars were said to be the early residents of the barangay.

A fiesta is celebrated every 19th day of May in honor of their patron saint, St. Joseph.


GEOGRAPHY/TOPOGRAPHY

Bay has a total land area of 69.99 hectares (ha). Its terrain is flat and planted with irrigated rice. It is bounded on the East by Barangay Batang; on the West by Barangay Tinago; on the North by Barangay Pinit; 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.


Demography

According to the 2012 Community Based Monitoring System (CBMS) Survey, the total number of households is 289 with a population of 1,353 where 668 are male and 685 are female. It has an average household size of 5. The number of members according to their age group and sex is the following:

Age Year Sex Total
Male Female
0 to less than 5 68 82 150
5 to less than 10 82 66 148
10 to less than 15 67 67 134
15 to less than 20 75 68 143
20 to less than 25 51 72 123
25 to less than 30 60 65 125
30 to less than 35 56 35 91
35 to less than 40 32 33 65
40 to less than 45 33 29 62
45 to less than 50 36 46 82
50 to less than 55 35 31 66
55 to less than 60 25 23 48
60 to less than 65 16 19 35
65 to less than 70 8 15 23
70 to less than 75 15 8 23
75 to less than 80 7 10 17
80 to less than 85 3 9 12
85 to less than 90 0 5 5
90 to less than 95 0 2 2
Total 669 685 1354

During the survey, the number of members who are 17 years old and above is 865, yet the number of the registered voters is only 775, garnering 89.60% of the actual voters in the barangay.


Health and Nutrition

There are 16 children who are classified as malnourished in the barangay, 8 of whom are male and 8 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
Total Male Female Total Male Female
  184 91 93      
  Above Normal       1 1 0
  Normal       166 81 85
  Below Normal (moderate)       15 7 8
  Below Normal (severe)       1 1 0

There are no incidences that children under 5 years old died and women who died due to pregnancy related-causes death.


Housing

There are no 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. There are 11 households who are informal settlers or where the housing units have been constructed on land that the occupants have no legal claim to, or occupy illegally. Purok 4 (7 households) have the most number of households with informal settlers. The table below shows the tenure status in the barangay:

 Tenure Status Magnitude Proportion
  Owner, owner-like possession of house and lot 242 83.74
  Rent house/room including lot 4 1.38
  Own house, rent lot 2 0.69
  Own house, rent-free lot with consent of owner 25 8.65
  Own house, rent-free lot without consent of owner 6 2.08
  Rent-free house and lot with consent of owner 5 1.73
  Living in a public space without rent 5 1.73

Water and Sanitation

22 or 7.6% of households have no access to sanitary toilet facilities. Purok 1 has the most number of households with no access with 8. 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 84.08
  Water-sealed flush to sewerage/septic tank-shared 23 7.96
  Closed pit 1 0.35
  Open pit 5 1.73
  No toilet 17 5.88

Meanwhile, there is only 1 household from the barangay that have no access to safe water. It is situated in Purok 1. The source of the drinking water can be shown below:

 Source of Drinking Water Magnitude Proportion
  Own faucet water inside the household 271 93.77
  Own faucet water inside the yard 9 3.11
  Public tap/stand pipe 2 0.69
  Tube well or borehole 1 0.35
  Protected dug well 5 1.73
  Semi-protected dug well 0 0.00
  Unprotected dug well 0 0.00
  Protected spring water 0 0.00
  Unprotected spring water 0 0.00
  River, stream, dam, etc. 1 0.35
  Tanker truck/Peddler 0 0.00
  Bottled/Mineral water 0 0.00
  Others 0 0.00

Basic Education

In elementary participation, 24 children (14 male and 10 female) who are aged 6-12 years old are not in elementary education. One every 7 children in this age range is not attending elementary school.

In high school participation, a total of 42 children who are aged 13-16 are not in high school. There are more males (22) than females (20) who are not attending high school. Purok 4 has the most members not in high school with 15.

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
Magnitude Proportion
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
                   
  305 156 149 17 11 6 5.57 7.05 4.03
                   
  Purok 01 70 35 35 4 3 1 5.71 8.57 2.86
  Purok 02 86 42 44 3 2 1 3.49 4.76 2.27
  Purok 03 83 38 45 4 0 4 4.82 0.00 8.89
  Purok 04 66 41 25 6 6 0 9.09 14.63 0.00

Of the total 1,056 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
Magnitude Proportion
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
                   
  1056 519 537 14 7 7 1.33 1.35 1.30
                   
  Purok 01 260 130 131 5 2 3 1.92 1.54 2.29
  Purok 02 295 141 154 2 1 1 0.68 0.71 0.65
  Purok 03 274 128 146 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Purok 04 226 120 106 7 4 3 3.10 3.33 2.83

Income and Livelihood

There are 483 members (296 male and 187 female) who are members of the labor force, there are 16 households have reported having members who are unemployed. There are 16 male and 6 female who are considered unemployed.

Of the 289 households, there is only 1 household that have experienced food shortage. 108 households lie below the poverty threshold, roughly 37.4% 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 1 has the most number of households living below the poverty threshold with 40.

66 households or 22.8% 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 1 (25 households).

Here is the type of business/industry and class of worker in the barangay:

Type of business/industry  
Magnitude Proportion
Total Male Female Total Male Female
             
  Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 116 92 24 25.16 32.86 13.26
  Mining and Quarrying 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Manufacturing 7 4 3 1.52 1.43 1.66
  Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply 10 10 0 2.17 3.57 0.00
  Water Supply; Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities 1 1 0 0.22 0.36 0.00
  Construction 40 40 0 8.68 14.29 0.00
  Wholesale and Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motorcycles 61 23 38 13.23 8.21 20.99
  Transportation and Storage 39 35 4 8.46 12.50 2.21
  Accommodation and Food Service Activities 5 3 2 1.08 1.07 1.11
  Information and Communication 4 0 4 0.87 0.00 2.21
  Financial and Insurance Activities 9 8 1 1.95 2.86 0.55
  Real Estate Activities 1 1 0 0.22 0.36 0.00
  Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities 15 7 8 3.25 2.50 4.42
  Administrative and Support Service Activities 9 5 4 1.95 1.79 2.21
  Public Administration and Defense; Compulsory Social Security 24 17 7 5.21 6.07 3.87
  Education 22 6 16 4.77 2.14 8.84
  Human Health & Social Work Activities 6 0 6 1.30 0.00 3.31
  Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Other Service Activities 59 27 32 12.80 9.64 17.68
  Activities of Households as Employers; Undifferentiated Goods-and-Services 55 13 42 11.93 4.64 23.20
  Activities of Extra-Territorial Organizations and Bodies 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
Class of worker  
Magnitude Proportion
Total Male Female Total Male Female
             
  Worked for a household 68 26 42 14.75 9.29 23.20
  Worked for a private establishment 186 129 57 40.35 46.07 31.49
  Worked for government/ government corporation 78 38 40 16.92 13.57 22.10
  Self employed without employees 66 39 27 14.32 13.93 14.92
  Employer in own family-operated farm or business 32 13 19 6.94 4.64 10.50
  Worked with pay on own family operated farm or business 47 42 5 10.20 15.00 2.76
  Worked without pay on own family operated farm or business 6 5 1 1.30 1.79 0.55
  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 no person victimized by a crime in the barangay.


Service Institutions and Infrastructure

The barangay has 1 health facility which is the Barangay Health Center. The nearest hospital and drugstore could be found 1.5 kilometers from the Barangay Hall. Bay Covered Court and Barangay Outpost are the 2 service facilities in the barangay. Educational facilities can also be found with Day Care Center. The nearest Pre-School and Elementary School is 0.5 kilometers away from the barangay proper while High School and College or Vocational School can be located 2 kilometers away.

The public transportation present in the barangay is Tricycle. The road is concrete and asphalt and in good condition, it is maintained by the Barangay and National Government.

Garbage collection is the most common garbage or waste disposal system in the community. Open dump site and sanitary landfill is 1.5 kilometers away from the barangay.

The source of electricity in the barangay is provided and maintained by Albay Power and Energy Corporation (APEC).