BARANGAY PROFILE


Barangay Official:
Barangay Captain: Jesus P. Racines
Councilors: Gerry M. Brimbuela
  Ramon Cesar O. Casulla
  Ricky P. Abo
  Eduardo O. Racines
  Adrian C. Masotes
  Liborio D. Peñano
  Joseph B. Boni
SK Chairman: Edjie R. Pormatelo
Secretary: Elsa B. Pacites
Treasurer: Rolando P. Matosiño

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

Macalidong was once a sitio of Barangay Cavsasi. The place got its name from the trail going to the community. The path seems to be a maze that many strangers get lost. It is “macalibong” meaning “confusing”. Eventually, “Macalibong” became “Macalidong”.

A fiesta is celebrated every 15th day of May in honor of their patron saint, San Isidro Labrador.


GEOGRAPHY/TOPOGRAPHY

Macalidong has a total land area of 276 hectares (ha). It is part of the Upland Clusters of barangays. It is generally rolling to mountainous. It is bounded on the East by Barangay Ranao-Ranao; on the West and South by Barangay Tula-Tula (Pequeño); and on the North by Barangay Tinampo.


Demography

According to the 2012 Community Based Monitoring System (CBMS) Survey, the total number of households is 249 with a population of 1,264 where 670 are male and 594 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 87 74 161
5 to less than 10 82 79 161
10 to less than 15 101 77 178
15 to less than 20 92 69 161
20 to less than 25 50 57 107
25 to less than 30 51 39 90
30 to less than 35 48 39 87
35 to less than 40 21 29 50
40 to less than 45 42 33 75
45 to less than 50 27 20 47
50 to less than 55 26 26 52
55 to less than 60 7 14 21
60 to less than 65 14 15 29
65 to less than 70 8 14 22
70 to less than 75 6 3 9
75 to less than 80 5 4 9
80 to less than 85 3 2 5
Total 670 594 1264

During the survey, the number of members who are 17 years old and above is 694, yet the number of the registered voters is 578, garnering 83.29% of the actual voters in the barangay.


Health and Nutrition

There are 15 children who are classified as malnourished in the barangay, 8 of whom are male and 7 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
  199 104 95      
  Above Normal       5 1 4
  Normal       174 94 80
  Below Normal (moderate)       10 5 5
  Below Normal (severe)       5 3 2
               

There is 1 incidence that children under 5 years old died and no incidences where a woman died due to pregnancy related-causes death.


Housing

There are 32 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. Most of these households can be found in Purok 7 (11 households). There are no 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. The table below shows the tenure status in the barangay:

 Tenure Status Magnitude Proportion
  Owner, owner-like possession of house and lot 71 30.08
  Rent house/room including lot 3 1.27
  Own house, rent-free lot with consent of owner 86 36.44
  Rent-free house and lot with consent of owner 5 2.12
  Living in a public space with rent 1 0.42
  Living in a public space without rent 69 29.24
  Other tenure status 1 0.42

Water and Sanitation

72 or 28.9% of households have no access to sanitary toilet facilities. Purok 7 has the most number of households with no access with 24. The table below shows the toilet facility in the barangay:

 Type of Toilet Facility Magnitude Proportion
  Water-sealed flush to sewerage/septic tank-own 141 56.63
  Water-sealed flush to sewerage/septic tank-shared 17 6.83
  Closed pit 17 6.83
  Open pit 7 2.81
  No toilet 65 26.10
  Others 0 0.00

Meanwhile, there are no households from the barangay that 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 134 53.82
  Own faucet water inside the yard 54 21.69
  Public tap/stand pipe 42 16.87
  Protected spring water 19 7.63
  Rain water 0 0.00
  Bottled/mineral water 0 0.00
  Others 0
0.00

Basic Education

In elementary participation, 24 children (13 male and 11 female) who are aged 6-12 years old are not in elementary education. One every 9 children in this age range is not attending elementary school.

In high school participation, a total of 45 children who are aged 13-16 are not in high school. There are more males (26) than females (19) who are not attending high school. Purok 7 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
                   
  370 204 166 25 17 8 6.76 8.33 4.82
                   
  Purok 01 61 36 25 7 3 4 11.48 8.33 16.00
  Purok 02 34 19 15 2 1 1 5.88 5.26 6.67
  Purok 03 60 30 30 4 4 0 6.67 13.33 0.00
  Purok 04 65 37 28 6 5 1 9.23 13.51 3.57
  Purok 05 37 26 11 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Purok 06 28 9 19 1 1 0 3.57 11.11 0.00
  Purok 07 85 47 38 5 3 2 5.88 6.38 5.26

Of the total 942 who are aged 10 and above, 47 are illiterate with 25 male and 22 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
                   
  942 501 441 47 25 22 4.99 4.99 4.99
                   
  Purok 01 181 94 87 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Purok 02 99 49 50 5 4 1 5.05 8.16 2.00
  Purok 03 127 73 54 7 3 4 5.51 4.11 7.41
  Purok 04 152 83 69 6 2 4 3.95 2.41 5.80
  Purok 05 101 58 43 2 2 0 1.98 3.45 0.00
  Purok 06 90 43 47 17 8 9 18.89 18.60 19.15
  Purok 07 192 101 91 10 6 4 5.21 5.94 4.40

Income and Livelihood

There are 386 members (288 male and 98 female) who are members of the labor force, there are 11 households have reported having members who are unemployed. There are 12 male and 7 female who are considered unemployed.

Of the 249 households, there are no households that have experienced food shortage. 187 households lie below the poverty threshold, roughly 75.1% 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 7 has the most number of households living below the poverty threshold with 37.

117 households or 47% 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 7 (23 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 133 129 4 35.56 45.91 4.30
  Mining and Quarrying 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Manufacturing 7 3 4 1.87 1.07 4.30
  Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply 1 1 0 0.27 0.36 0.00
  Water Supply; Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Construction 55 54 1 14.71 19.22 1.08
  Wholesale and Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motorcycles 33 15 18 8.82 5.34 19.35
  Transportation and Storage 27 26 1 7.22 9.25 1.08
  Accommodation and Food Service Activities 8 8 0 2.14 2.85 0.00
  Information and Communication 4 1 3 1.07 0.36 3.23
  Financial and Insurance Activities 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Real Estate Activities 0 0 0 0.10 0.00 0.00
  Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities 1 1 0 0.27 0.36 0.00
  Administrative and Support Service Activities 2 0 2 0.53 0.00 2.15
  Public Administration and Defense; Compulsory Social Security 13 8 5 3.48 2.85 5.38
  Education 3 1 2 0.80 0.36 2.15
  Human Health & Social Work Activities 6 0 6 1.60 0.00 6.45
  Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2 2 0 0.53 0.71 0.00
  Other Service Activities 38 22 16 10.16 7.83 17.20
  Activities of Households as Employers; Undifferentiated Goods-and-Services 46 13 33 12.30 4.63 35.48
  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 75 47 28 20.05 16.73 30.11
  Worked for a private establishment 166 136 30 44.38 48.40 32.26
  Worked for government/ government corporation 26 11 15 6.95 3.91 16.13
  Self employed without employees 74 64 10 19.79 22.78 10.75
  Employer in own family-operated farm or business 26 14 12 6.95 4.98 12.90
  Worked with pay on own family operated farm or business 8 8 0 2.14 2.85 0.00
  Worked without pay on own family operated farm or business 4 4 0 1.07 1.42 0.00
  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 Hospitals and Private Drugstores are 3 kilometers from the barangay. Macalidong Covered Court and Barangay Outpost are the service facilities in the barangay. Educational facilities can also be found with 2 Day Care Centers, Pre-School and Elementary School. The nearest High School and College or Vocational School is 500 meters and 3 kilometers away from the barangay proper, respectively.

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

Compost pits are the most common garbage or waste disposal system in the community. Open dump site and sanitary landfill are 2 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