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(Posted 16
March 2015)

About half or 48.6% of married women in Eastern Visayas decide
on use of their own cash earnings

About half or 48.6% of currently married women aged 15-49 in Eastern Visayas mainly decide on how their own earnings will be spent (Figure 1).

The proportion of women who decide independently on their earnings increased from 43.0% in 2008 to 48.6% in 2013 (Table 1).  This was based on the results of the National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) being conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority every five years.
 (Full Text)

The National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB),
along with three other agencies namely, the 
Statistics Office (NSO)
, the Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics (BLES), and the Bureau of
Agricultural Statistics (BAS)
starting December 29, 2013 as per 
Republic Act 10625 otherwise known as the
Philippine Statistical Act of 2013

President Benigno S. Aquino III has recently 
appointed Dr. Lisa Grace S. Bernales as
National Statistician of the PSA,
for a term of five (5) years.


(Posted 24 February 2015)

PSA Conducts Basic Training on Civil Registration

StatNews on Civil Registration Training

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Regional Statistical Service Office VIII successfully conducted a Basic Training on Civil Registration for PSA Employees last October 17-18, 2015 at PSA Training Room, Leyte SR Building, Artemio Mate Avenue, Tacloban City. 

The two-day training was intended to orient a total of 36 employees from the  former  NSCB and  BAS,  including those  coming  from  Provincial Offices, the basic concepts and general instructions of the Civil Registry Law or Commonwealth Act No. 3753, considering that Civil Registration is a basic function of the PSA.  (Full Text)


(Posted 03 February 2015)

Requests for civil registry documents at Tacloban Census Serbilis
Center in 2014 highest in May

Fact SheetRequests for civil registry documents in Security Paper (SecPa) and authentication services at Census Serbilis Center - Tacloban City was highest in the month of May with 35,864 transactions or 19.0 percent of the total transactions in 2014 (Table 1).  This can be attributed to enrolment requirements of the students for the incoming school year in June. (Full Text)





   RSCC TWG/Task Forces    

  (Posted 14 October 2014)

PSA Spearheads Interagency Tree Planting Activity   

PSA Tree Planting Activity

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) spearheaded the Interagency Mangrove and Beach Forest Tree Planting Activity in Eastern Visayas conducted last October 10, 2014 at Brgy. Salvacion, Palo, Leyte.    

The activity was sponsored by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Regional Office 8 and CENRO-Palo.  (Full Text)

Gender Watch      
Gender Situationer      
Magna Carta of Women      

Regional MDG Watch      
Provincial/City MDG Watch


    (Posted 07 October 2014)

    25th NSM Opening Ceremony in EV
Highlights the Philippine Statistics Authority   

25th NSM Opening

The 25th National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration in Eastern Visayas was officially launched thru an Opening Ceremony, hosted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), last October 1, 2014 at Ritz Tower de Leyte, Tacloban City.   

Director Raul F. Dones, Interim Regional Director of PSA Region VIII, gave the Opening Remarks.  (Full Text)





Luzviminda S. Mitra and Polaris C. Bautista

  How Does the Philippines Fare in Trade in Goods
      Within the ASEAN Region?
      (Posted 25 March 2014)

by Dr. Jose Ramon G. Albert, Ph.D E. Visayas dislodges ARMM as poorest region
"What Makes Incomes Move, and How Do Families Cope With Income Shocks?" Business World, Sarwell Q. Meniano, March 8, 2015
(Posted 13 December 2013) Tacloban in 2015: Rising from the rubble
"Money Money Money Always Sunny in the Region's World!" Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 21, 2015
(Posted 07 November 2013) Statistician plant trees to rehabilitate coastal areas after Yolanda
                                                               More Leonilo D. Lopido, PIA Website, October 13, 2014
  Statistics Agencies Merged
Manila Bulletin, October 03, 2014
BSP gives honors to PSA, 2 others for their contributions to economic growth
 by Dr. Jose Ramon G. Albert, Ph.D Jesly Marvie Gaspay, LNU Intern, Leyte Samar Daily Express, September 27, 2014
Should the Fire Prevention Month Be Moved to
BSP Honors its Stakeholders in Tacloban City
(Posted 09 May 2014) Website, September 16, 2014
Examing ICT Indices: How Do We Fare in ICT? BSP Honors its Stakeholders in Tacloban City
(Posted 07 February 2014) Media Releases, BSP Website, September 16, 2014
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