Data Kit of Official Philippine Statistics

Release Date: 

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Datos is an information package in compact disc that offers you easy access to the latest statistical database of the country, region, province, city/municipality or barangay.

Browsing through the CD is very easy as you just point and click on the map of the geographic location of your choice and then find the information you want, ready.

Using Datos, you can do the following:

Start your own GIS by adding layers of data, road networks and other graphic features.
Do instant analysis. (For example, you can find out where the population or manufacturing establishments are concentrated.)
Compute simple calculations using the data included in this volume.
Create or print thematic maps of the geographic level of your choice.
Download the database file in Excel.

What is in it for me?

What information is available in this package?

The release of Datos is by volume. In the first volume, information is available on the following :

If you are a policymaker, you can use the data in formulating plans, policies and programs concerning the economy, education, labor, housing, and other sectors. You can also use the data to monitor urban growth.
If you are a businessman, you can pinpoint sites of markets and sites of business. You can also determine the supply of the labor force and be informed of the consumer demand for various goods.
If you are a researcher, you can study and design small area statistics and conduct research on population and on other disciplines.
population size
characteristics of the barangay, including such features as the number of schools, churches, among others
number of establishment operating in all economic activities
number of employed in an establishment
number of employed in each establishment in the business and industry sector
membership in legal and economic organization
characteristics and services that can be found in a barangay

What specific information are in this volume?

a) Number of Establishments and Employment in:

Agriculture, Fishing and Forestry  
Mining and Quarrying, and Manufacturing  
Electricity, Gas and Water and Construction  
Wholesale and Retail Trade  
Hotels and Restaurants  
Transport, Storage and Communication  
Financial Intermediation  
Real Estate, Renting and Business Service Activities  
Education, Health and Social Work  
Other Community, Social and Personal Service Activities                                                                         

b) Membership in a Legal Organization (whether in a single proprietorship, partnership, cooperative, other such as foundations, nongovernment organizations and associations)

c) Membership in An Economic Organization, such as in a Single Establishment, Branch Only, Establishment and Main Office, Main Office only, or in a Ancillary Unit (small enterprise, medium enterprise and large enterprise)

d) Barangay Characteristics (Whether the barangay is a part of town, city or poblacion; Its Street Pattern and Distance from barangay to the national highway)

What can you find in the barangay: Town/city hall or provincial capitol, church/chapel or mosque, public plaza, park or cemetery, market or building with trading activities, schools (elementary, high school, college/ university), public library, hospital, Puericulture center/barangay health center, barangay hall, housing projects (government or private), newspaper circulation, telephone, telegraph, and postal service, community waterworks system, presence of electric power, household disposal of wastewater, number of stores, manufacturing establishments, auto repair shops, restaurants, hotels, lodging, inns, recreational facilities, and banks, percentage of farmers to total workers, population 1980, 1990, 1995 and 2000.