GENERAL INFORMATION


Location:
                                                           Southern part  

Income Classification:                                     5th class

Land Area:                                                        22,250.00 has.

Land Use:
      Agriculture                                                    6,727.84 has
      Grassland                                                     536.48 has
      Wetland                                                        77.52 has
      Woodland                                                    14,908.16 has

No. of Barangays:                                            34

Population:                                                        22,093

Population Density:                                        1 person/ha.

Major Religion:
      Roman Catholic                                          39.16%
      Protestant                                                    10.00%
      Islam                                                             50.84%

Indigenous People/Tribal Community:         Kalibugan

Dialects Spoken:
      Kalibugan                                                       47.74%
      Cebuano                                                        35.71%
      Others                                                            16.55%
                                     (Subanen, Ilanon, Ilonggo, Chavacano)

Topography

 Mountain ranges:                     Elevation 0-438 m.   above sea level

Valleys:                      Sirawai is situated on a small valley bounded on  3                                                      sides by high rugged

Land Forms:                                               Nearly level to steep  lands

Climate:                                                       Type IV

Mean Temperature:                                  36.4 degrees C

     Distance to Dipolog City:                           275 kms.

 

ECONOMY


       Major Products:

                                              Coconut, Rice, Corn, Cassava,
                                                          Rubber, Bananas, Rootcrops, Coffee,                                                           Cacao

      Major Source of Livelihood:        
                                               Fishing, Farming, Hunting,
                                              
Agro-Industrial

 

SOCIAL AND HEALTH FACILITIES


        Hospital:
                                                                  None    

         Barangay Health Centers:                                   4

        Educational Institutions:
                       High Schools                                      3
                       Elementary schools                          14

        Social and Health Indicators: (1996)
                        Literacy rate                                      75%
                          Mortality rate
                             Infant                                                    2.00%
                             Maternal                                              0.80%

          Morbidity rate   
                          Birth rate                                           1.14%
               
          Crude birth rate                                0.90%

        No. and percentage of malnourished children:
                         Low                                                712 - 24.20%
                         Moderate                                      128 - 4.35%
                         Severe                                             18 - 0.61%

 

  ENVIRONMENT


         Mineral resources available in the area:
                                      Gold, Silver, Copper, Carbon, Coal, Limestone

          Flora and Fauna:
                        
            Wild Pig, Deer, Hornbill, Eagles,
                                    Squirrel, Waling-Waling, Monkey, Tale, 
                                          Capa de Leon

          Major rivers/bays/springs/watersheds/lakes:
                     Rivers:
             Sirawai, Panabutan, Piacan  Cawit-Cawit                      Bays:               Panabutan, Piacan

   Watershed: San Nicolas -               Lilingan Island   (proposed)

 

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS 

  None

INFRASTRUCTURE


      Means of Transportation:
                       Land, Air, Water
 
    
Bus Companies operating:                    None

     Road Network: (kms)

 

Concrete

Asphalt

Gravel

Earth

National

0.555

 

6

4

Provincial

 

 

5.5

6

Municipal

1.34365

 

0.694

4.085

Barangay

1.035

 

0.350

3.15

       Major bridges:                1- Concrete Double
                                            Barrel Box Culvert - 20 linear m
                                           4 -Ttimber Barangay Bridges - 121 linear m

       Energization : (Source: Zambo. Del Sur Electric Cooperative) |
                                          
No. of consumers:            409