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Seven PSA Assistant National Statisticians (ANS) Appointed by President AquinoPress Release
Seven PSA Assistant National Statisticians (ANS)
Appointed by President Aquino

(PR-2015-81, Posted 05 October 2015)


The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is pleased to announce the appointments of seven Assistant National Statisticians (ANS) by President Benigno S. Aquino III on 28 September 2015.  The newly-appointed ANS are the following: Mr. Candido J. Astrologo, Jr., Ms. Minerva Eloisa P. Esquivias, Ms. Wilma A. Guillen, Ms. Vivian R. Illarina, Ms. Editha R. Orcilla, Atty. Maribeth C. Pilimpinas, Ms. Dulce A. Regala.


Total approved foreign investments slightly up by 0.5 percent in Q2 2015Press Release
Total approved foreign investments slightly up by 0.5 percent in Q2 2015
(PR-20150921, Posted 22 September 2015)


Total foreign investments (FI)  approved in the second quarter of 2015 by the seven  investment promotion agencies (IPAs), namely: Board of Investments (BOI), Clark Development Corporation (CDC), Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), and Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) as well as the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB), BOI-Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BOI-ARMM), and Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) amounted to PhP 36.2 billion, slightly higher by 0.5 percent from PhP 36.0 billion recorded in the same period last year.  Meanwhile, total approved FI for the first six months of the year reached PhP 58.0 billion, declining by 21.0 percent from PhP 73.4 billion in the previous year.


PSA looks for young brainpowers on Statistics Press Release
PSA looks for young brainpowers on Statistics
as 24th PSQ commences

(PSA-PR-20150908, Posted 08 September 2015)


The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in partnership with the Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. (PSAI) announced the conduct of the 24th Philippine Statistics Quiz (PSQ), and encouraged all Filipino first time freshmen students currently enrolled during the second semester of the school year 2015-2016 in colleges and universities all over the country to join the contest.


FNRI Conducts the 2015 Updating of the Nutritional Status of Filipino Children and Other Population GroupsPress Release
FNRI Conducts the 2015 Updating of the Nutritional Status of Filipino Children and Other Population Groups
(PR-CTCO-SS-SPPD-1508-01,, Posted 07 September 2015)


Last July 2015, the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) started the data collection phase of the Updating of the Nutritional Status of Filipino Children and Other Population Groups (also known as Updating Survey) and this will run until October 2015. The statistical activity will supply and update the country’s record on the health status of children and of other age groups. Information generated from the survey will aid in the appropriate formulation and modification of food and nutrition policies and intervention at the national and provincial levels.


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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
(2nd Qtr 2015)


GNI Growth
(2nd Qtr 2015)


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


Per Capita
Poverty Threshold

( 1st Sem. 2014)


Inflation Rate
(Headline, Sep 2015)


(as of 1 May 2010)

92.34 M

Population Projection

97.35 M

Geo-Political Subdivisions
(as of 30 June 2015)











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