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National Statistical Coordination

Board (NSCB)
, along with three other

agencies namely, the 

Statistics Office (NSO)

Bureau of Labor and Employment

Statistics (BLES)
, and the Bureau of

Agricultural Statistics (BAS)
 shall be

known as the 

 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. Bersales 
National Statistician of the PSA,
for a term of five (5) years.

(Posted 31 July 2014)

EV economy posts 5.7% growth in 2013 despite Super Typhoon Yolanda   

2013 GRDP GraphThe economy of Eastern Visayas posted a 5.7 percent growth in 2013 despite the effects of Super Typhoon Yolanda which hit the region last November 8, 2013. The growth was largely due to the fast recovery in Manufacturing subsector, which offset the previous yearís contraction of 6.4 percent.
The Industry sector, which accounts for 41.1 percent of the regional economy, made a turnaround from an 18.8 percent contraction in 2012 to a 14.1 percent growth in 2013. Manufacturing,  the  biggest  contributor  among the  subsectors, rebounded from a 40.4 percent slump in 2012 to a 33.5  percent growth in 2013.  (Full Text)


(Posted 20 March 2014)

Women comprise four-fifths of professionals in Eastern Visayas   

FS_Gender032014Most or around four-fifths or 79.5% of the 73,000 employed professionals in Eastern Visayas are women.  This was the result of the latest Labor Force Survey conducted in July 2013 by the Philippine Statistics Authority-National Statistics Office.   

Based on the Philippine Standard Occupational Classification (PSOC), workers in this major occupation group usually conduct analysis and research, and develop  concepts, theories  and  operational  methods, and advise on or apply existing  knowledge  related to physical sciences including mathematics, (Full Text)

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   24th NSM Calendar of Activities

   Announcement: Job Vacancy





   RSCC TWG/Task Forces    

(Posted 06 November 2013)
Gender Watch      

Media Awards highlights NSM Closing Ceremony  

24th NSM Media AwardsThe Media Awards was the major highlight of 24th National Statistics Month Closing Ceremony  held at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Multi-purpose Hall, Tacloban City last October 30, 2013. 

Recipients of the Award were Dir. Erlinda Olivia P. Tiu, Regional Director of the Philippine Information Agency and Mr. Sarwell Q. Meniano, news correspondent of Leyte Samar Daily Express and Business World.   

The awardees received a Plaque of Recognition for their significant contributions in promoting, popularizing and using statistics in information dissemination and other relevant purposes from RSCC Chair and NEDA OIC Regional Director Bonifacio G. Uy. (Full Text)

Gender Situationer      
Magna Carta of Women      

Regional MDG Watch      
Provincial/City MDG Watch


    (Posted 17 October 2013)


Eastern Visayas Wins Best NSM Region Award  

Best NSM RegionEastern Visayas won the Best NSM Region Award for the 23rd National Statistics Month (NSM) Celebration in 2012.  The Regional Statistical Coordination Committee (RSCC) VIII, represented by its Co-Chair, Director Raul F. Dones of NSO, received the Plaque of Recognition and Cash Prize of Twenty Thousand Pesos (Php20,000) during the Closing Ceremony of the 12th National Convention on Statistics held at EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City last October 2, 2013.   

The Best NSM Region Award was initiated by the Philippine Statistical System (PSS) to recognize outstanding participation of the regions in the NSM celebration.  (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 Despite of Yolanda's impact Regional economy posted 5.7% growth rate, economic officials said
"What Makes Incomes Move, and How Do Families Cope With Income Shocks?" Sarwell Q. Meniano, Leyte Samar Daily Express, August 11, 2014
(Posted 13 December 2013) Eastern Visayas on track towards attaining a resilient, inclusive high
"Money Money Money Always Sunny in the Region's World!" economic growth, NEDA-8 says
Leonilo Lopido
USWAG Eastern Visayas, August 04, 2014
(Posted 07 November 2013) Anti-poverty programs get P4.2B
                                                               More Sarwell Q. Meniano, Business World Website, May 12, 2014
  4 months after typhoon Haiyan| Children still struggling to cope, survive
Anne Marxze D. Umil, Bulatlat Website, April 01, 2014
Eastern Visayas poll fraud tied to poverty
 by Dr. Jose Ramon G. Albert, Ph.D Joey A. Gabieta, PDI Website, November 06, 2013
Should the Fire Prevention Month Be Moved to
Meniano wins recognition from NSCB
Vicky C. Arnaiz, LSDE Website, November 04, 2013
(Posted 09 May 2014)
Examing ICT Indices: How Do We Fare in ICT? Bizmen's 'wish list' welcomed by NEDA
(Posted 07 February 2014) Sarwell Q. Meniano, LSDE Website, November 04, 2013
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