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August is National Census MonthPress Release
August is National Census Month1
(PSA-PR-2015-061, Posted 04 August 2015)


… OP calls for support and cooperation for POPCEN 2015
The nationwide conduct of the 2015 Census of Population (POPCEN 2015) begins in ten (10) days.   The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), pursuant to Republic Act No. 10625 (Philippine Statistical Act of 2013), is the lead agency for the inventory of the entire country’s populace. 


Private Sources still the top contributor to total health expenditure in 2013Press Release
Private Sources still the top contributor to total health expenditure in 2013 1
(PSA-PR-2015-060, Posted 04 August 2015)


The country’s total health expenditure (THE) went up by 11.7 percent, from PhP 471.1 billion in 2012 to PhP 526.3 billion in 2013.   This could be mainly attributed to the large amount expended for health care by Private Sources, majority of which (82.6 percent) were disbursed by households (Private Out-of-pocket) for their health needs in 2013. Discounting the effect of inflation, THE grew by 8.5 percent from PhP 362.1 billion in 2012 to PhP 392.8 billion in 2013. 


Davao Region’s economy records the fastest growth in 2014Press Release
Davao Region’s economy records the fastest growth
in 2014

(PSA-PR-20150730, Posted 30 July 2015)


The economy of Davao Region recorded the fastest growth among the 17 regions of the country in 2014 – growing at 9.4 percent in 2014, surpassing its growth of 6.7 percent in 2013. It was followed by Central Luzon and Central Visayas which grew by 9.0 percent and 8.8 percent, respectively from 2013 to 2014.  On the other hand, Eastern Visayas was the only region which suffered a contraction in 2014 at 2.3 percent. Other regions with lower growth rates were the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) which grew by only 3.0 percent and the Cordillera Administrative Region with a growth of only 3.2 percent.


Philippine Statistics Authority Conducts Quarterly Commercial  and Municipal/Inland Fisheries SurveysPress Release
Philippine Statistics Authority Conducts Quarterly Commercial and Municipal/Inland Fisheries Surveys
(PR-CTCO-SS-201507-02, Posted 29 July 2015)


Fisheries is one of the major industries in the agriculture sector. It is composed of three subsectors, namely: commercial fisheries, municipal fisheries and aquaculture. Based on the recent national account estimates (2014), fisheries sector contributes 19.6 percent of the total Gross Value Added (GVA) in agriculture and 1.8 percent in the total GDP. The Philippines ranked 7th among the top fish producing countries in the world in 2012. However, since 2010, its economic contribution has been declining. To continuously monitor the performance of fishing industry in the country, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) conducts quarterly surveys on fisheries.


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National Accounts (GDP, GNI)
articles and data on the latest national accounts estimates


Regional Accounts (GRDP, GRDE)
articles and data on the latest gross regional domestic product and expenditures


Input-Output Tables
the latest inter-industry accounts of the Philippines describing  the structures of the different sectors of the economy and their inter- relationships


Quarterly Economic Indices
measures of growth in production, gross revenue, employment and compensation in the various sectors of the economy


Leading Economic Indicators  
highlights of the results of the quarterly LEI


Foreign Investments
quarterly consolidated report on foreign direct investments (FDI)


Philippine Tourism Satellite Accounts
one of the satellite accounts developed by the NSCB to measure the contribution of tourism to the Philippine economy


Economic and Financial Data of the Philippines
data described on the International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB)


Flash Indicators
latest updates on “flash” indicators for key economic variables on a daily, weekly or monthly basis

Poverty Statistics
articles and data on the latest poverty estimates


National Education Expenditure Accounts
analyses, tables and graphs depicting the patterns and trends of education expenditures in the country


Philippine National Health Accounts
analyses, tables and graphs depicting the patterns of health care spending in the country


Minimum National Social Data Sets
core data list as prescribed by an Experts Group of the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC)


Women and Men in the Philippines
social and economic data disaggregated by gender

Economic-Environmental and Natural Resource Accounting
results of the Project on the Institutionalization of the Philippine Economic-Environmental and Natural Resource Accounting (PEENRA) System

Human Development Index
latest report on the Philippine HDI with provincial breakdowns


Good Governance Index
database and technical notes on Good Governance Index


Food Balance Sheet
estimates of the overall food supply situation in the country that is available for consumption of the populace and shows the trends in the levels of the country’s food supply and changes in its composition


Millennium Development Goals Indicators
presents the 8 goals, 18 targets and 48 indicators to measure progress towards the attainment of the goals


Statistical Indicators on Philippine Development
a statistical indicator system to monitor the achievements of the economic and social development goals set forth in the Medium-Term Philippine Development Plan (MTPDP).

a subscription service for viewing and downloading datasets of time series economic and social indicators. 


Gender Statistics
compilation of latest available statistics highlighting the differences between women and men


compilation of latest available statistics on children


Millennium Development Goals Online
data series on MDG indicators compiled to provide the basis for the preparation of the Philippine MDG Report


Countryside in Figures
an integrated database of provincial level statistics which covers seven sectors on the 79 provinces in the Philippines.


Philippine Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose (PCOICOP)
a detailed classification of individual consumption expenditures on goods and services incurred by the three institutional sectors of the 1993 and 2008 System of National Accounts


Philippine Standard Classification of Education (PSCE)
a database of classification of all educational levels in the Philippine educational system. It aims to integrate the different classification schemes being used by the various agencies, for the purpose of  standardizing and facilitating  the compilation of education statistics  as basis for educational planning, manpower training, labor market studies and other related activities.


Philippine Standard Commodity Classification (PSCC)
The database of all commodities on imports and exports used for tariff and statistical purposes. The 2004 PSCC is an integration of the ASEAN Harmonized Tariff Nomenclature based on the 2002 version of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS) prescribed by the World Customs Organization (WCO), and on the Standard International Trade Classification Rev. 3 issued by the United Nations Statistical Office in 1986. It consists of 21 sections, 99 chapters, 1,266 headings, and 13,290 items.


Philippine Central Product Classification (PCPC)
a database of standard classification of goods and services in the Philippines based on the full document of the 2002 PCPC. Contains correspondence with the UN Central Product Classification (UNCPC) Ver 1.1, International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC) Rev 3.1, Harmonized Tariff Nomenclature of the Philippines (HSP) and the Philippine Standard Commodity Classification (PSCC) Rev. 3.


Philippine Standard Industrial Classification (PSIC)
a database of statistical classification of economic activities obtaining in the country based on the full document of the 1997 PSIC.


Philippine Standard Geographic Code (PSGC)
a comprehensive geographical classification which serves as a tool for ensuring the comparability of statistics relating to the geographical areas of the country; likewise contains statistics on voters.


Good Governance Index
The  GGI aims to come up with objective, comprehensive and comparable measures of good governance based on outcome indicators. Contains the 2005 and 2008 provincial and municipal GGI.


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GDP Growth
(1st Qtr 2015)


GNI Growth
(1st Qtr 2015)


Poverty Incidence
  Families ( 1st Sem. 2014)
  Population ( 1st Sem. 2014)


Per Capita
Poverty Threshold

( 1st Sem. 2014)


Inflation Rate
(Headline, June 2015)


(as of 1 May 2010)

92.34 M

Population Projection

97.35 M

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(as of 30 June 2015)











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