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(Posted 31 March 2015)

PSA Conducts In-House GAD Seminar

GAD SeminarThe Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Regional Statistical Service Office VIII successfully conducted an In-House Gender and Development (GAD) Seminar to its employees last March 13, 2015 at PSA Training Room, Tacloban City.       

Ms. Paulina A. Nayra, an Accredited Trainer of the   Philippine Commission  on Women  (PCW) served as Resource Person.

She facilitated a Gender Sensitivity Workshop to RSSO and Leyte PSO staff by grouping them into four and engaging them in question and answer activities focusing on GAD concepts.     

She also discussed the salient features of R.A. 9710 or the Magna Carta of Women, a comprehensive law that recognizes women’s basic rights and seeks to eliminate discrimination against women by recognizing, protecting, fulfilling and promoting the rights of Filipino women.
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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.
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   (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 February 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, (Full Text)





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  (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)

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    (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)





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E. Visayas dislodges ARMM as poorest region BSP gives honors to PSA, 2 others for their contributions to economic growth
  Business World, Sarwell Q. Meniano, March 8, 2015 Jesly Marvie Gaspay, LNU Intern, Leyte Samar Daily Express, September 27, 2014
Tacloban in 2015: Rising from the rubble BSP Honors its Stakeholders in Tacloban City
  Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 21, 2015 Website, September 16, 2014
Statistician plant trees to rehabilitate coastal areas after Yolanda BSP Honors its Stakeholders in Tacloban City
Media Releases, BSP Website, September 16, 2014
  Leonilo D. Lopido, PIA Website, October 13, 2014
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  Manila Bulletin, October 03, 2014  


  February 2015 CPI and Inflation Rate   Poverty Incidence by City/Municipality, Region VIII: 2009
  October 2014 Labor Force Survey Data   2006 Child Development Index
  2013 Gross Regional Domestic Product     2008 Good Governance Index
  2012 Poverty Statistics for Basic Sectors   2000-2040 Projected Population by Five-Year Age Group,
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  2012 Full Year Official Poverty Statistics, Region VIII   2000-2010 Projected Population by Sex and Province,
and by Single-Calendar Year
  2009 Provincial Human Development Index,               Region VIII     Population and Growth Rates by Province and Highly Urbanized City (May 1, 2010)
First Semester Official Poverty Statistics by Province, Region VIII: 2006, 2009 and 2012 2000 and 2003 Gender Development Index


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