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Total approved foreign investments down by 44.4 percent in Q3 2014Press Release
Total approved foreign investments down by 44.4 percent in Q3 2014
(PR-20141215-ES4-01, Posted 16 December 2014)


Total foreign investments (FI) approved in the third 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 18.3 billion, 44.4 percent lower than the PhP 32.9 billion recorded in the same period last year. 


PSA Releases the 2006 Input-Output Accounts of the Philippines PublicationAnnouncement
PSA Releases the 2006 Input-Output Accounts
of the Philippines Publication

(Posted 12 December 2014)


The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announces the release of the 2006 Input-Output (2006 I-O) Accounts of the Philippines publication. The publication is the tenth (10th) of a series for the Philippines since the construction of the first benchmark I-O Accounts in 1961. The 2006 I-O Accounts is a compilation of matrices showing the interrelationships of the different processes of production and the uses of goods and services as well as the income generated by production. It provides detailed measures of the economic structure of the country which are not shown in the regular releases of the national accounts.


One in five women aged 15 – 49 has experienced physical violenceAnnouncement
One in five women aged 15 – 49 has experienced physical violence in 2013!
(FS-201412-SS2-01, Posted 10 December 2014)


According to the United Nations, violence against women is an act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual, or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life. It encompasses all forms of violation of women's rights, including threats and reprisals, exploitation, harassment, and other forms of control.


(Posted 27 November 2014)


GDP grew year-on-year by 5.3 percent in the third quarter of 2014. This is lower than the growth rates of 6.4 percent in the second quarter of 2014 and 7.0 percent in the third quarter of 2013. The Services Sector decelerated to 5.4 percent but remained the main driver of GDP growth for the quarter.  It is noted that the growth in Services sector has been on the downward trend since Q1 of 2014. 

Second Quarter 2014 GDP growth figures Announcement
Second Quarter 2014 GDP growth figures still at 6.4 percent
(Posted 26 November 2014)


The Philippine Statistics Authority reports that the 2014 second quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth figure remained unchanged at 6.4 percent.  The revisions in the different industries/sectors were not significant enough to affect the change in the growth rate. 


Statistics >>


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.


StatWatch >>

GDP Growth
(3rd Qtr 2014)


GNI Growth
(3rd Qtr 2014)


Poverty Incidence
  Families ( 1st Sem. 2013)
  Population ( 1st Sem. 2013)


Per Capita
Poverty Threshold

( 1st Sem. 2013)


Inflation Rate
(Headline, Nov 2014)


(as of 1 May 2010)

92.34 M

Population Projection

97.35 M

Geo-Political Subdivisions
(as of 30 September 2014)











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Invitation to Apply for Eligibility and to Re-Bid for NSCB Service Vehicle

(Posted 24 November 2014)

Vacant Position as of 07 November 2014
(Posted 07 November 2014)


Call for Prospective Project Consultant for the locally-funded project Philippine Economic-Environmental and Natural Resource Accounting (PEENRA)

(Posted 14 October 2014)

Sexy Statistics

Should the Fire Prevention Month Be Moved to April?

(Posted: 09 May 2014)


Examining ICT Indices: How Do We Fare in ICT?
(Posted: 07 February 2014)

Regions iin Review

How Does the Philippines Fare in Trade in Goods Within the ASEAN Region?

by Luzviminda S. Mitra and Polaris C. Bautista
(Posted 25 March 2014)



by: Teresa V. Peralta
(Posted 15 November 2013)

Regions iin Review


(Posted 28 Nov 2014)


RD VIII: PSA Spearheads Interagency Tree Planting Activity
(Posted 14 Oct 2014)


RD X: PSA 10 Kicks Off 25th National Statistics Month Regional Celebration

(Posted 07 Oct 2014)



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