|Barangay Captain:||Luis D. Pernia|
|Councilors:||Armando O. Barcia|
|Andres B. Bonita|
|Rosy C. Soliven|
|Danilo D. Pernia|
|Beverlie D. Deaño|
|Jomman C. Poot|
|Esteban P. Talavera|
Busac was once Sitio Anawon of the mother barangay Cavasi-Tinampo.
The name of the place was said to be from the first name of a certain person, Isaac Dolom. Isaac was a resident of the area and is fond of occasions such as Sta. Cruzan. Due to this, he often gathered people to celebrate this occasion and carry out dance afterwards. Thus, “Isaac” was deeply associated to the place. Through time, the name “Isaac” became “Busac”.
In 1936, the first Teniente del Bario was Bernardino Cañaveral. At that time there are 71 households in the area.
A fiesta is celebrated every 3rd Saturday of October in honor of their patron saint, ___________.
Busac has a total land area of 536.72 hectares (ha. It is bounded on the East by Barangay Oma-oma; on the West by Barangay Paulba; on the North by Barangay Allang; and on the South by Barangay Tandarura.
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 268 with a population of 1,193 where 628 are male and 565 are female. It has an average household size of 4. The number of members according to their age group and sex is the following:
|0 to less than 5||92||73||165|
|5 to less than 10||84||74||158|
|10 to less than 15||86||83||169|
|15 to less than 20||55||55||110|
|20 to less than 25||54||48||102|
|25 to less than 30||46||38||84|
|30 to less than 35||51||48||99|
|35 to less than 40||31||26||57|
|40 to less than 45||27||13||40|
|45 to less than 50||21||25||46|
|50 to less than 55||18||16||34|
|55 to less than 60||24||25||49|
|60 to less than 65||12||19||31|
|65 to less than 70||14||5||19|
|70 to less than 75||5||10||15|
|75 to less than 80||2||5||7|
|80 to less than 85||4||0||4|
|85 to less than 90||2||2||4|
During the survey, the number of members who are 17 years old and above is 654, yet the number of the registered voters is only 504, garnering 77.06% of the actual voters in the barangay.
Health and Nutrition
There are 20 children who are classified as malnourished in the barangay, 10 of whom are male and 10 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)||17||8||9|
|Below Normal (severe)||3||2||1|
There is 2 incidences that children under 5 years old died and no incidences that woman who died due to pregnancy related-causes death.
There are 17 households 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. Purok 5 has the most households living in makeshift housing with 5. There are 5 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. All of these households can be found in Purok 2. The table below shows the tenure status in the barangay:
|Owner, owner-like possession of house and lot||99||36.94|
|Rent house/room including lot||0||0.00|
|Own house, rent lot||0||0.00|
|Own house, rent-free lot with consent of owner||154||57.46|
|Own house, rent-free lot without consent of owner||5||1.87|
|Rent-free house and lot with consent of owner||10||3.73|
|Rent-free house and lot without consent of owner||0||0.00|
|Other tenure status||0||0.00|
Water and Sanitation
141 or 52.6% of households have no access to sanitary toilet facilities. Purok 4 and 5 has the most number of households with no access with 29 each. The table below shows the toilet facility in the barangay:
|Type of Toilet Facility||Magnitude||Proportion|
|Water-sealed flush to sewerage/septic tank-own||80||29.85|
|Water-sealed flush to sewerage/septic tank-shared||17||6.34|
Meanwhile, there are 89 households from the barangay that have no access to safe water. The purok with the most number of households with no access to safe water is Purok 1 (24 households). The source of the drinking water can be shown below:
|Source of Drinking Water||Magnitude||Proportion|
|Own faucet water inside the household||3||1.12|
|Own faucet water inside the yard||19||7.09|
|Public tap/stand pipe||26||9.70|
|Tube well or bore hole||3||1.12|
|Protected dug well||4||1.49|
|Semi-protected dug well||5||1.87|
|Unprotected dug well||61||22.76|
|Protected spring water||117||43.66|
|Unprotected spring water||27||10.07|
In elementary participation, 23 children (12 male and 11 female) who are aged 6-12 years old are not in elementary education. One every 10 children in this age range is not attending elementary school.
In high school participation, a total of 56 children who are aged 13-16 are not in high school. There are more males (37) than females (19) who are not attending high school. Purok 4 and 7 has the most members not in high school with 10 each.
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 870 who are aged 10 and above, 22 are illiterate with 15 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 468 members (318 male and 150 female) who are members of the labor force, there are 31 households have reported having members who are unemployed. There are 13 male and 22 female who are considered unemployed.
Of the 268 households, there are 90 households that have experienced food shortage. 198 households lie below the poverty threshold, roughly 73.9% 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 5 has the most number of households living below the poverty threshold with 49.
138 households or 51.5% 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 5 (40 households).
Here is the type of business/industry and class of worker in the barangay:
|Type of business/industry|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||269||217||52||62.12||71.15||40.63|
|Mining and Quarrying||1||1||0||0.23||0.33||0.00|
|Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply||1||1||0||0.23||0.33||0.00|
|Water Supply; Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities||1||1||0||0.23||0.33||0.00|
|Wholesale and Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motorcycles||37||10||27||8.55||3.28||21.09|
|Transportation and Storage||30||30||0||6.93||9.84||0.00|
|Accommodation and Food Service Activities||4||4||0||0.92||1.31||0.00|
|Information and Communication||1||1||0||0.23||0.33||0.00|
|Financial and Insurance Activities||2||0||2||0.46||0.00||1.56|
|Real Estate Activities||0||0||0||0.00||0.00||0.00|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities||1||1||0||0.23||0.33||0.00|
|Administrative and Support Service Activities||1||0||1||0.23||0.00||0.78|
|Public Administration and Defense; Compulsory Social Security||4||2||2||0.92||0.66||1.56|
|Human Health & Social Work Activities||4||0||4||0.92||0.00||3.13|
|Arts, Entertainment and Recreation||1||1||0||0.23||0.33||0.00|
|Other Service Activities||31||13||18||7.16||4.26||14.06|
|Activities of Households as Employers; Undifferentiated Goods-and-Services||24||3||21||5.54||0.98||16.41|
|Activities of Extra-Territorial Organizations and Bodies||0||0||0||0.00||0.00||0.00|
|Class of worker|
|Worked for a household||27||6||21||6.24||1.97||16.41|
|Worked for a private establishment||73||52||21||16.86||17.05||16.41|
|Worked for government/ government corporation||20||9||11||4.62||2.95||8.59|
|Self employed without employees||40||17||23||9.24||5.57||17.97|
|Employer in own family-operated farm or business||108||94||14||24.94||30.82||10.94|
|Worked with pay on own family operated farm or business||46||36||10||10.62||11.80||7.81|
|Worked without pay on own family operated farm or business||119||91||28||27.48||29.84||21.88|
|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 15 person victimized by a crime in the barangay. The crimes committed are Theft (14) and Physical Injury (1). Purok 3, 6 and 7 (4 incidences) have the most incidences of crime committed.
Service Institutions and Infrastructure
The barangay has 1 health facility which is the Barangay Health Center. The nearest hospital and drugstore could be found 21 kilometers and 5 kilometers from the Barangay Hall, respectively. Busac Covered Court and Barangay Outpost are the service facilities in the barangay. Educational facility can also be found with two Day Care Centers and Elementary School. The nearest High School and College or Vocational School can be located 5 kilometers and 21 kilometers away from the barangay proper, respectively.
The public transportation present in the barangay is Jeepney and Motorcycle. The road is concrete and in good condition, it is maintained by the City Government.
Compost pits are the most common garbage or waste disposal system in the community. Open dump site and sanitary landfill is 5 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