Barangay Bulo

BRIEF HISTORY OF BARANGAY BULO

Created as an independent barrio in 1901, founders were Don Buenaventura Guiam and Dionisio Guiam. It was named after the stream running in the center of the barrio.

SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILE OF BULO

Barangay Bulo maintains its continuous growth as being the seat of various government projects (including the Provincial Tilapia Hatchery and Municipal Farmers’ Cooperative) as well as establishments (e.g. public cemeteries, subdivisions). With a total land area of 283.18 hectares, west of the town’s poblacion, Bulo share with its neighboring Barangay a distinct language spoken by its people, Kapampangan.

PROMPT FACTS

Barangay Chairman EVELYN P. GUIAM
Land Area 283.18 Ha.
Population as of 2014*

*(Projected Population based on 2010 NSO)

2, 535
# of House-holds (HH) as of 2014*

*(Projected # of HH based on 2010 NSO)

536
General Source of HH Income 136 HH make use of their land for farming/ agricultural activities; 114 HH rely on their regular salaries; 120 HH depend on their contractual wages.
# of HH Engaged in Farming/ Agricultural Activities 404
# of HH Heads Undergone Livelihood Training Only 6 HH heads have undergone Livelihood Training

Out of 563 households, around 236 are self-employed and a figure of 53 household heads makes use of their lands in farming and agricultural services. 50 households depend on the contractual wages their family head receives.
On employment, there are at least 60 household heads are regular employees with reasonable salaries, while 58 household heads admitted that they hardly settle on a particular job, thus consider themselves as unemployed. With these figures, it is no longer surprising that only 6 household heads have undergone livelihood training. These facts of figures could be one of the starting point of Municipal plans of action for Barangay Bulo.

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