GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Location:      Southern interior part
Income Classification:       6th class
Land Area:    25,000.00 has.
Land Use:
                 Agriculture  18,358.00 has
                 Grassland     3,500.00 has
                 Wetland  1,900.00 has
                  Woodland 1,242.00 has  
No. of Barangays:  13
Population:     17,352 (1995)
18,780 (1998 projected)
Population Density:  75 person/sq.km.
Major Religion:
                 Roman Catholic   61.63%
                 Protestant        13.45%
                 Islam    4.90%
                 Iglesia Ni Cristo  4.44%
                 Seventh Day Adventist   2.70%
                 Aglipay   9.27%
                 Others       3.61%  
Indigenous People/Tribal Community: Subanen, Kalibugan  
Dialects Spoken:
                Cebuano    71.00%
                Subanen 12.00%
                Hiligaynon   12.00%
                Kalibugan  4.00%
                Ilocano,   Bicol,  
                Atta, Batak  1.00%  
Topography
                 Mountain ranges:  Mt. Dansalan
              Mt. Gampoy
                 Valleys: More or less 1,500 has
    in  Barangay  Bantayan 
          Poblacion
                 Land Forms:  Mostly flat to rolling  
                 Climate:   Type IV  
                 Mean Temperature:  _____degrees C  
Distance to Dipolog City: 178 kms.  

 

Kalawit wild Rubber Tree

ECONOMY

      Major Products:            
                                      Rice, Corn, Rubber, Coconut, Peanuts,   Rootcrops

    Major Source of Livelihood:                           Farming

 

SOCIAL AND HEALTH FACILITIES

Hospital:      None  
  Barangay Health Centers: 11  
Educational Institutions:
             High Schools  3
                 Elementary schools  13  
Social and Health Indicators:
                 Literacy rate  87.51%
                 Mortality rate  0.10%
                 Morbidity rate    38.30%  
                Birth rate  2.80%
                 Crude birth rate
No. and percentage of malnourished children:
                Low    31 - 2%
                Moderate  363 - 24%
                 Severe   1,113 - 74%

KALAWIT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Name of School

Principal

1.        Kalawit Central School
2.        A. Dumajel
3.        Botong Elementary School
4.        Concepcion
5.        Daniel Maing
6.        Fatima Elementary School
7.        Gatas Elementary School
8.        Lumamon Primary School
9.        Marcelo Elementary School
10.     New Calamba
11.     Palalian Primary School
12.     Paraiso Primary School
13.     Pianon Eprimary School
14.     San Jose Elementary School
15.     Kalawit National High School

ENVIRONMEN T

 
Mineral resources available in the area: Gold, Coal, Manganese,
Chromite  
Flora and Fauna:  
Major rivers/bays/springs/watersheds/lakes: Patawag, Kipit, Palomog,
Malob,   Cayaban Rivers  
National Park:     None  
Recreational Facility:     Hornbill Sports Center

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS 

   None

INFRASTRUCTURE

  Means of Transportation: Jeepney   Motorcycle
Bus Companies operating:      None  
  Major bridges: New Calamba RCDG, 
Gatas RCDG,  
Batayan Bailey Bridge,
Palomoc Bailey   Bridge  
Water Facilities Available:
                        Level 1   20 units
                        Level 2   6 units
                        Level 3      None  
Energization (Source: Zambo. Del Sur Electric Cooperative)
              No. of consumers:    231
Road Network: (kms)  

 

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