… 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.