BARANGAY PROFILE


Barangay Official:
Barangay Captain: Perlita T. Salomon
Councilors: Erlinda Bongalos
  Amalia B. Bereb
  Salvador B. Bello
  Emma O. Ricon
  Estela M. Quiped
  Arnulfo B. Requiero
  Romeo B. Oraye
SK Chairman: Isidro M. Palama, Jr.
Secretary: Gretchen Labis
Treasurer: Edwin D. Colar

hISTORICAL BACKGROUND

Tambo was once part of Barangay Herrera. As the population grew, it became a barangay.

The name of the place came from a type of weeds called “Tambo” in the dialect. These weeds are used in making soft brooms.

The entire place was a “hacienda” and the first inhabitants were “encargados” of the hacienda. There were original 24 families who worked for the hacienda that were the early settlers of the place.

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


GEOGRAPHY/TOPOGRAPHY

Tambo has a total land area of 542.08 hectares (ha). Its terrain is mountainous. It is bounded on the East by Barangay Baligang; on the West by Barangay Basag; on the North by Barangay Amtic; and on the South by the Municipality of Guinobatan.

It has a tropical climate. Heavy rainfall occurs during the months of June to November and the dry season is from the month of January to May.


Demography

According to the 2012 Community Based Monitoring System (CBMS) Survey, the total number of households is 274 with a population of 1,445 where 764 are male and 681 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 5 109 109 218
5 to less than 10 107 67 174
10 to less than 15 112 86 198
15 to less than 20 86 81 167
20 to less than 25 70 69 139
25 to less than 30 61 43 104
30 to less than 35 44 38 82
35 to less than 40 34 30 64
40 to less than 45 39 41 80
45 to less than 50 21 29 50
50 to less than 55 30 26 56
55 to less than 60 15 8 23
60 to less than 65 14 20 34
65 to less than 70 9 13 22
70 to less than 75 6 9 15
75 to less than 80 4 6 10
80 to less than 85 2 3 5
85 to less than 90 1 2 3
90 to less than 95 0 1 1
Total 764 681 1445

During the survey, the number of members who are 17 years old and above is 787, yet the number of the registered voters is 594, garnering 75.48% of the actual voters in the barangay.


Health and Nutrition

There are 21 children who are classified as malnourished in the barangay, 7 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
Total Male Female Total Male Female
  245 128 117      
  Above Normal       0 0 0
  Normal       219 118 101
  Below Normal (moderate)       20 7 13
  Below Normal (severe)       2 0 2
               

There are 4 incidences that children under 5 years old died and no incidences where a woman died due to pregnancy related-causes death.


Housing

There is 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. Purok 1 is where the household is located. 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 35 12.77
  Rent house/room including lot 0 0.00
  Own house, rent lot 0 0.00
  Own house, rent-free lot with consent of owner 233 85.04
  Own house, rent-free lot without consent of owner 0 0.00
  Rent-free house and lot with consent of owner 6 2.19
  Rent-free house and lot without consent of owner 0 0.00
  Living in a public space with rent 0 0.00
  Living in a public space without rent 0 0.00
  Other tenure status 0 0.00

Water and Sanitation

89 or 32.5% of households have no access to sanitary toilet facilities. Purok 2 has the most number of households with no access with 20. The table below shows the toilet facility in the barangay:

 Type of Toilet Facility Magnitude Proportion
  Water-sealed flush to sewerage/septic tank-own 168 61.31
  Water-sealed flush to sewerage/septic tank-shared 16 5.84
  Closed pit 1 0.37
  Open pit 22 8.03
  No toilet 67 24.45
  Others 0 0.00

Meanwhile, there are 274 households (100%) from the barangay that have no access to safe water. Most of these households can be found in Purok 3 with 85. The source of the drinking water can be shown below:

 Source of Drinking Water Magnitude Proportion
  Own faucet water inside the household 0 0.00
  Own faucet water inside the yard 0 0.00
  Public tap/stand pipe 0 0.00
  Tube well/borehole 0 0.00
  Unprotected spring water 273 99.64
  Bottled/mineral water 9 5.03
  Others 1 0.37

Basic Education

In elementary participation, 41 children (20 male and 21 female) who are aged 6-12 years old are not in elementary education. One every 6 children in this age range is not attending elementary school.

In high school participation, a total of 71 children who are aged 13-16 are not in high school. There are more males (37) than females (34) who are not attending high school. Purok 3 has the most members not in high school with 26.

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
                   
  411 229 182 52 25 27 12.65 10.92 14.84
                   
  Purok 01 44 21 23 4 1 3 9.09 4.76 13.04
  Purok 02 71 38 33 11 5 6 15.49 13.16 18.18
  Purok 03 120 66 54 20 9 11 16.67 13.64 20.37
  Purok 04 34 20 14 2 1 1 5.88 5.00 7.14
  Purok 05 62 34 28 9 4 5 14.52 11.76 17.86
  Purok 06 47 30 17 4 3 1 8.51 10.00 5.88
  Purok 07 33 20 13 2 2 0 6.06 10.00 0.00

Of the total 1,053 who are aged 10 and above, 5 are illiterate 1 of whom is male and 4 are 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
                   
  1053 548 505 5 1 4 0.47 0.18 0.79
                   
  Purok 01 124 63 61 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Purok 02 156 88 68 1 0 1 0.64 0.00 1.47
  Purok 03 325 153 172 2 0 2 0.62 0.00 1.16
  Purok 04 93 50 43 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Purok 05 155 81 74 2 1 1 1.29 1.23 1.35
  Purok 06 118 68 50 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Purok 07 82 45 37 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00

Income and Livelihood

There are 549    members (365 male and 193 female) who are members of the labor force, there are 49 households have reported having members who are unemployed. There are 10 male and 43 female who are considered unemployed.

Of the 274 households, there are 2 households that have experienced food shortage. 94 households lie below the poverty threshold, roughly 34.3% 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 3 has the most number of households living below the poverty threshold with 25.

55 households or 20.1% 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 4 (12 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 130 122 8 26.21 35.26 5.33
  Mining and Quarrying 17 16 1 3.43 4.62 0.67
  Manufacturing 30 16 14 6.05 4.62 9.33
  Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply 7 7 0 1.41 2.02 0.00
  Water Supply; Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Construction 73 73 0 14.72 21.10 0.00
  Wholesale and Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motorcycles 107 44 63 21.57 12.72 42.00
  Transportation and Storage 24 24 0 4.84 6.94 0.00
  Accommodation and Food Service Activities 5 1 4 1.01 0.29 2.67
  Information and Communication 10 5 5 2.02 1.45 3.33
  Financial and Insurance Activities 1 1 0 0.20 0.29 0.00
  Real Estate Activities 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities 3 2 1 0.60 0.58 0.67
  Administrative and Support Service Activities 2 1 1 0.40 0.29 0.67
  Public Administration and Defense; Compulsory Social Security 20 13 7 4.03 3.76 4.67
  Education 2 1 1 0.40 0.29 0.67
  Human Health & Social Work Activities 12 0 12 2.42 0.00 8.00
  Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Other Service Activities 33 21 12 6.65 6.07 8.00
  Activities of Households as Employers; Undifferentiated Goods-and-Services 27 0 27 5.44 0.00 18.00
  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 37 3 34 7.46 0.87 22.67
  Worked for a private establishment 229 179 50 46.17 51.73 33.33
  Worked for government/ government corporation 35 18 17 7.06 5.20 11.33
  Self employed without employees 79 32 47 15.93 9.25 31.33
  Employer in own family-operated farm or business 3 3 0 0.60 0.87 0.00
  Worked with pay on own family operated farm or business 103 100 3 20.77 28.90 2.00
  Worked without pay on own family operated farm or business 19 14 5 3.83 4.05 3.33
  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 are 3 persons victimized by a crime in the barangay. The crime committed is Physical Injury (5 incidences).


Service Institutions and Infrastructure

The barangay has 1 health facility which is the Barangay Health Center. The nearest Hospitals and Private Drugstores are 9.8 kilometers from the barangay. Tambo Covered Court is the service facility in the barangay. Educational facilities can also be found with Day Care Center, Pre-School and Elementary School. The nearest High School and College or Vocational School is 2 kilometers and 10.8 kilometers from the barangay proper, respectively.

The public transportation present in the barangay is Tricycle and Jeepney. The road is concrete and in good condition. It is maintained by the Barangay Government.

Compost pits is the most common garbage or waste disposal system in the community. Open dump site and sanitary landfill is 12.8 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