Employment and Wages

The most common sources of livelihood of the populace in the entire Province of Tawi-Tawi including the Municipality of Bongao are fishing and seaweeds farming, considering the big bodies of water surrounding the islands and islets. There is no existing big industry in the area that could generate employment among the natives, skilled and the labor force. If not working with government agencies, labor force is engaged in small and medium scale business enterprise, laborers of small private firms, seaweeds farming, fishing and agriculture.