ERRATA on the “2017 Factsheet on Women and Men in the Philippines” released by the Philippine Statistics Authority on 2 March 2017

Posted May 8, 2017
On page 3, Total Number of Clients Served by Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), by Sex for (a) Children and (b) Youth are reflected as follows:
 
UPDATES ON WOMEN AND MEN IN THE PHILIPPINES
Indicator Women Men Ref. Period / Source
Social Welfare and Development
Total Number of Clients Served by DSWD     2016 / DSWD
   Children 57, 762 53, 590  
   Youth 46, 032 32, 157  

DSWD provided corrections as of 24 April 2017 on the figures they sent earlier (February 2017) as to the number of clients served by the agency, by sex for children and youth in 2016. The updated figures are as follows:

UPDATES ON WOMEN AND MEN IN THE PHILIPPINES
Indicator Women Men Ref. Period / Source
Social Welfare and Development
Total Number of Clients Served by DSWD     2016 / DSWD
   Children 42, 910 39, 833  
   Youth 46, 749 32, 573  
 
Given the corrections above, the 2017 Factsheet on Women and Men in the Philippines was revised accordingly and can be accessed through the following link: http://psa.gov.ph/gender-stat/wmf.
 
 
 
Contact persons:
 
Ms. Bernadette B. Balamban/ Ms. Anna Jean G. Casañas
Poverty and Human Development Statistics Division
Social Sector Statistics Service
Tel. No. (+632) 376-1991