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Socio Economic Informations

Population data
Eighteen (18) barangays of Cataingan manifested a higher population density. These are barangays Abaca, Aguada, Badiang, Bagumbayan, Concepcion, Gahit, Madamba, Malobago, Mintac, Pawican, San Isidro, San Pedro, Sto. Nino, Tuybo, Poblacion, Domorog, Matayum and Sta. Teresita.

Barangays poblacion and Matayum are coastal areas while Domorog, san Pedro, Gahit, Sta. Teresita and Pawican are along the national highway so that being strategically accessible, they tend to attract people who usually converge and engage in different business activities.

Income levels
The considerable dominance of lowest income group is the reality in all the service area barangays. However, households earning between P 3,000 – P 6,000 are relatively more. The significant percentage of the lowest income group is made manifest due to the tendency of fisherman respondents who comprise bulk of the seaside respondents not to put value to their fish catch and sea shells collection for kitchen use or domestic consumption.

On the overall, the general picture of the income groupings of the service area household are as follows. Families earning between P 3,000 – P 6,000 comprise nearly one-fourth, 24.56%. An insignificant 0.17% of the respondents earns more than P 30,000 a month.

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