Barangay Sta. Lucia

BRIEF HISTORY OF BARANGAY STA. LUCIA

Declared as “Barrio” in 1898 upon the inauguration of the first Republic of the Philippines, the name “STA. LUCIA” was given by its residents, majority of whom came from Sta. Lucia, Ilocos Sur.

SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILE OF STA. LUCIA

One of the smallest Barangay in terms of both population and land area, Barangay Santa Lucia is generally a residential area. A total of 1,664 individuals (based on municipal population planning office estimates) or equivalent to 369 households reside in a total area of 100.60 hectares.
General source of income is largely coming from contractual wages of casual/irregular/part time employees reaching a figure of 143 household heads. Other sources of income is farming or agricultural activities (65 household heads), and regular salaries (53 household heads).

PROMPT FACTS

Barangay Chairman MARIO LEUDEMER VA. SANTIAGO
Land Area 100. 60 Ha.
Population as of 2014*

*(Projected Population based on 2010 NSO)

1, 664
# of House-holds (HH) as of 2014*

*(Projected # of HH based on 2010 NSO)

369
General Source of HH Income 65 HH engaged in agricultural and farming activities, with some 33 HH employing crop productions; 143 HH depend on their contractual wages; 53 HH rely on their regular salaries.
# of HH Engaged in Farming/ Agricultural Activities 65
# of HH Heads Undergone Livelihood Training 58

On employment, there are at least 26 professionally employed household heads, 171 self-employed, and some 46 heads considering themselves as unemployed.

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