The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and the World Bank (WB) are embarking on the Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES), a environmental economic accounting system that measures natural capital. WAVES, which is being piloted in Botswana, Colombia, Costa Rica, Madagascar, and the Philippines, is a global initiative spearheaded by the WB, UN Environment Programmne, UN Development Programme and UN Statistics Division.
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) kick-started the 25th National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. This year’s NSM celebration carries the theme “NSM at 25 and Beyond: Solid and Responsive Philippine Statistical System in Support of Globalization and Regional Economic Integration.
Total foreign investments (FI) approved in the second quarter of 2014 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 36.0 billion, declining by 38.8 percent from the PhP 58.8 billion recorded in the same period last year.
The Philippine Statistics Authority and the World Bank will hold a launching forum on the Philippine Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (Phil-WAVES) Project today at 9:00 A.M. at the Bahia Rooftop, 14th Floor, InterContinental Manila in Makati City.
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.