PROFILE

 

Project Background

          The local Government of Liloy, conscious of the problems and issues of the present times and future affecting the municipality and due to the changing environment, calls more specifically for the updating and revision of the five-year development plan. This process is coupled with the sense of responsibility to promote the welfare of the people and proper utilization of its natural resources.

             The municipality of Liloy embraces of 37 barangays with a total land area of 15, 901 hectares with a total estimated population of 44,274 in 1995. It is mainly as agricultural community whose existing economy relies mostly on crop production such us corn, rice, coconuts, peanuts, and root crops. Liloy is fishing ground of the northwestern towns of the province of Zamboanga. Tuna fish is mostly caught by fisherman during the period from January to June.

             Planning is a conscious process, it does not and in the conceptualization and in the putting into a comprehensive plan, but it must put into action and implementation. The plan should be dynamic and must conform with the present thrust of development objective in order to achieve its main goal “Economic Recovery”. Because of this objective, a Memorandum of Agreement was entered into between the municipality of Liloy and the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board in the devolution of function to the local Government in the land uses of our respective area of responsibility. The updating and revision of the comprehensive town plan of this municipality is a logical step to improve the relatively sub-standard of living among the majority of the population. The document will serve as springboard for catalyzing economic growth. The planning office of this town, decision-makers and identifying priorities of development  needs.

  III. Planning period and Scope:

            This Development Plan covers a (3) Year Planning period, from 1992 to 1994.

             The planning scope in the whole municipality of Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte, However, The urban center which is the poblacion is given the primary consideration, due to the fast growing trade and commerce, education, health and sports. While the rural areas are considered in the context of its future contribution to the overall development of the municipality.

  IV. Role of the Municipal in Relation to the Provincial, Regional and National Development.

             The municipality, at present time does not contribute so much in the development of the province, region as well as the entire country, however, if the plans and programs now envisioned by the present leadership of this municipality can be realized in its projected that this can greatly affect the development of Liloy as well as the upliftment  of the living condition of its people and also the whole country.

             The completion Of Liloy wharf and Bus and Food Terminal, Airport are the three factors which will make Liloy a progressive town and its development will also improve the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Region IX, and the country as a whole.

  V. General Goals and Objectives:

            V.1 Goals

                 This plan aiming to achieved the following goals:

a.)    To sustained economic growth in the entire municipality and its people.

b.)    To generate livelihood opportunities and equitable distribution of Socio-Economic benefits and services.

c.)    To identify and utilize available resources that could well serve as an effective input to municipal development.

d.)    To build up more income generating projects to increase revenue for development.

  V. 2 Objectives;

                    a.)    To generate awareness among the people and its 
                          participation in the proper utilization, that could
                           enhance socio-economic growth of the municipality 
                           and its people.

b.)    To increase productive capabilities of the people in order to accelerate economic growth especially in agriculture and small-scale industry.

  VI. Soil Classification:

            Liloy has varied type of soil, classified into three, namely:
                      
a.)    Bolinao Clay
                       b.)    Miral Lime
                       c.)    Sandy Lum

  The biggest portion of the soil classification of the entire municipality belongs to the Mt. Soil undifferentiated which covers 60% more or less of the total land area of Liloy, while Bolinao Clay covers around 30% and 10% belongs to the Miral Sandy Lum.

  VII. Land Capability:

            LAND CAPABILITY CLASSES, ESTIMATED NUMBER OF HECTARES 
           AND QUALIFICATION

Land

Capability

%

No. of

Hectares

 

B

10%

1, 291

Good land that can be cultivated using easily applied  conservation practices.

C

14%

1, 807

Moderately good land that can be used in regular rotation basis for cultivated crops but needs intensive conservation treatment.

M

60%

7, 746

This land is too steep, eroded, rough or shallow for cultivation, but suited for grazing if handled with great care.

 

16%

3, 837

Vary steep, eroded, rough, shallow or dry, good only for forestry or grazing when handled with great care.

SOURCE: NFA, 1987  

SLOPE CLASSIFICATION

 

Clination

Degree

Land

Slope Grouping

Percentage

RECOMMENDED USE

- 15

4,518.7

Plain and nearly level

28%41

Good for agriculture crop

-35

4,906.0

Slightly rolling & rolling

38%08

Moderately good for agricultural crops but suited for pastures.

-50

2,323.89

Ceverly rolling

18%61

Fairly good but agricultural

-Over

4,152.81

Hilly to Mountainous

26.90

 

TOTAL

15,901.00

 

100.00%

 

               

    VII. Climate:

              The municipality of Liloy, like most of the municipalities of Zambo. Del Norte belongs to the fourth type of climate. The rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year. However, there are two districts seasons, the dry and the rainy. Usually the rainy season of this municipality starts from the month of June and end in the month of December, while the dry season starts from January to May. Typhoon is rarely in this area, because it is not within the typhoon belt.

 

Months

Temperature (degrees celsius)

Monthly

Rainfall

M.M.

Relative

Humidity

Wind

Direction

Max.

Min.

Ave.

January

32.00

22.70

26.30

212.70

88

Northeast (NE)

February

35.00

21.20

27.20

15.80

72

Northeast (NE)

March

34.50

22.80

27.50

37.40

83

Northeast (NE)

April

34.50

22.00

28.50

16.00

74

Northeast (NE)

May

33.70

23.50

29.50

77.20

76

Northeast (NE)

June

35.00

22.50

28.50

220.00

80

Northeast (NE)

July

34.20

22.90

28.00

319.30

83

Southwest (SW)

August

34.80

22.30

27.80

200.00

76

Southwest (SW)

September

34.70

22.70

28.10

271.09

84

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October

 

 

 

 

 

 

            SOURCE: PAG-ASA 1985

  XI. Labor Force:

             To arrive at accurate figure representing the working force of this municipality, the regional study in labor force of different age was referred, as the basis.

             It is noted that the female participation rate is very much lower than the male and those aging from 10-20 the participation in the working force is also minimal.

                        LABOR FOREC PARTICIPATION RATE

Age

Group

Labor Force Participation

Both Sex

Male

Female

 

%

No.

%

No.

 

0- 4

 

 

 

 

 

5-9

 

 

 

 

 

10-14

31.9

 

17.4

 

 

15-19

61.4

 

50.6

 

 

20-24

80.1

 

32.0

 

 

25-29

88.1

 

32.9

 

 

30-34

89.8

 

36.5

 

 

35-39

90.4

 

35.8

 

 

40-44

89.6

 

40.1

 

 

45-49

90.4

 

39.4

 

 

50-54

87.8

 

37.4

 

 

55-59

88.0

 

35.3

 

 

60-64

83.4

 

29.8

 

 

65 & over

66.4

 

21.6

 

 

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GENERAL INFORMATION

 Location:     mid part  
 Income Classification:    4th class  
 Land Area:         12,843 has  
  Land Use:       Agriculture   11,826.00 has  
 No. of Barangays:    37  
 Population:  32,417 (1995)
  34,089 (1998 projected)  
 Population Density:  2.69 person/has  
 Major Religion:
  Roman Catholic  87.28%
   Islam       2.00%
  Iglesia Ni Cristo  1.06%  
  Seventh Day Adventist   0.66%
  Jehovah's Witness  0.07%  
  Aglipay    1.00%
  UCCP   2.15%
  Others     5.02%
  Not Stated  0.76%  
 Indigenous People/Tribal Community:                       Subanen
  Dialects Spoken:
  Cebuano   92.00%  
  Subanen 6.00%
  Tausug   1.04%
  Others     0.06%  
 Topography     
  Land forms   Type IV  
 Climate      
  Mean Temperature 27.93 degrees C  
 Distance to Dipolog City   132 kms.  
 

ECONOMY

 Major Products:                               Coconut, Corn, Peanut, Mongo  
 Major Source of Livelihood:   Farming, Fishing, Poultry and Livestock Raising

SOCIAL AND HEALTH FACILITIES

 Hospital:       1  
 Barangay Health Centers:   8  
  Educational Institutions:  
                              High Schools       2
                              Elementary Schools    32  
 Social and Health Indicators:
         Literacy rate  
         Mortality rate   0.3%  
                       Infant  20%
         Morbidity rate     7.0%
         Birth rate  22.06%  
         Crude birth rate   2.20%  
  No. and percentage of malnourished children:  
              Low      1,858 - 34.84%
              Moderate    404 - 7.56%
              Severe    57 - 1.06%
              Overweight  258 - 4.83%
               Normal   2,755 - 51.66%

ENVIRONMENT

 Mineral resources available in the area:   Limestone  
  Flora and Fauna:    None  
Major rivers/bays/springs/watersheds/lakes:  
               River:      Patawag Mucas
               Spring:    Soliva, Miller, Labolo  
National Park:  None  
Recreational Facilities:
                                                                  Liloy Children's Playground,
                                                         Baybay and Fatima, Gym,
                                                    
Liloy Mini-Gym
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:
None

INFRASTRUCTURE

Means of Transportation:                    Bus, mini-bus, jeepney, tricycle
                                      
                     water transportation, habal-habal  
Bus Companies operating:                     Lilian, Mary May
                                                         Dionaldo, Gallo, Dumasapan  
Road Network: (kms)  

 

Concrete

Asphalt

Gravel

Earth

National

5.2

19

5.5

 

Provincial

3

2

41

 

Municipal

2.5

 

8

 

Barangay

0.6

 

30

50

Major bridges:                                                              None  
Water Facilities Available:
                             Level 1                                              none
                          Level 3                                              Liloy Water District  
                             Level 2                                              none
Energization:   (Source: Zambo. Del Norte Electric Cooperative )   
                       
No. of consumers:
                          2,304