The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is set to conduct the 2014 Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF) in October 2014. The annual SOF provides national estimates on the number of Filipinos who went out of the country, particularly those who worked overseas. The survey also generates information on (1) the socio-economic characteristics of the overseas Filipinos, (2) the amount of cash and in-kind transfers received by their families residing in the Philippines, and (3) the mode of remittance used.
GDP grew year-on-year by 6.4 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from 7.9 percent in the same period last year but higher than the growth rate of 5.6 percent in the first quarter of 2014. The second quarter growth was driven by the Industry sector which grew by 7.8 percent, followed by the Services sector which grew by 6.0 percent.
The Philippine Statistics Authority reports that the 2014 first quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth figure was revised downward from 5.7 percent to 5.6 percent. This was due to downward revisions in Transportation, Storage, and Communication; Mining and Quarrying; and Financial Intermediation.
In preparation for the mid-decade Census of Population (POPCEN) in 2015, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) conducts the 2015 POPCEN Pilot Census in the following selected municipalities and barangays this August 2014: Brgy. Manggahan (Pasig City),
Municipality of Santa Ana (Cagayan), Municipalities of Balanga, Boston and Cateel (Davao Oriental), Selected barangays/ cities/ municipalities (Cebu, Eastern Samar, Leyte and Samar)
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
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 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.
The National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB), along with three other agencies namely, the National Statistics Office (NSO), the Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics (BLES), and the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS) shall be known as the PHILIPPINE STATISTICS AUTHORITY (PSA) starting December 29, 2013 as per Republic Act 10625 otherwise known as the Philippine Statistical Act of 2013.