To provide vital information on the country’s major crops, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) conducts surveys on palay and corn to allow and guide policy and decision makers and farmers make appropriate interventions and decisions relative to production, current stock, prices, supply, and demand of rice and corn.
In support of this year’s celebration of Women’s Month, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has issued a Factsheet on WAM, which focuses on the latest statistical updates on women and men in the Philippines. This year’s edition contains 77 indicators covering 14 socio-economic sectors and gender concerns, namely: 1) Population; 2) Education; 3) Health and Nutrition; 4) Work and Economic Participation; 5) Family Income and Expenditures; 6) Agriculture; 7) Public Life; 8) Trade and Industry; 9) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), specifically on Goal 3; 10) Tourism; 11) Social Welfare and Development; 12) Violence Against Women; 13) Child Abuse; and 14) Filipino Youth.
The province of Camarines Sur was the country’s top tourist destination in 2012, according to the latest edition of the Philippine Countryside in Figures. Camarines Sur had a record-breaking 2.5 million visitor arrivals in 2012. It was followed by Cebu and Aklan with arrivals numbering 2.2 million and 1.3 million visitors, respectively. Cebu province attracted the largest number of foreign travelers in 2012 with 997,303 foreign visitors. On the other hand, 42,094 overseas Filipinos preferred the province of Aklan as their vacation site. For domestic travelers, Camarines Sur was the top choice having recorded 2,005,609 domestic tourist arrivals.
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) releases its latest report today on the country’s official poverty statistics for the first semester of 2014. The PSA report provides the estimates of poverty incidence using income data from the Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS).
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.