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Reference No.: 2020-094
Release Date: 04 June 2020

The Philippine Statistics Authority updates the 2018 Full Year Official Poverty Statistics, which was initially released last 06 December 2019. This is in relation with the availability of the final 2018 Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES... Read more about Updated 2015 and 2018 Full Year Official Poverty Statistics.

Reference No.: 2020-092
Release Date: 03 June 2020

The Philippine Statistics Authority releases today the preliminary estimates of 2018 poverty incidence among 10 of the 14 basic sectors identified in Republic Act 8425 or the Social Reform and Poverty Alleviation Act as well as individuals... Read more about Farmers, Fisherfolks, Individuals Residing in Rural Areas and Children Posted the Highest Poverty Incidences Among the Basic Sectors in 2018.

Reference No.: 2019-209
Release Date: 06 December 2019

The full year 2018 poverty incidence among population, or the proportion of poor Filipinos whose per capita income is not sufficient to meet their basic food and non-food needs, was estimated at 16.6 percent. This translates to 17.6 million... Read more about Proportion of Poor Filipinos was Estimated at 16.6 Percent in 2018.

Reference No.: 19SSSS04-203
Release Date: 05 December 2019

The full year 2015 poverty incidence among population, or the proportion of poor Filipinos, was estimated at 23.3 percent (revised from the 21.6 percent released last 27 October, 2016).

Reference No.: 2019-053
Release Date: 10 April 2019

In the first semester of 2018, a family of five needed no less than PhP 7,337, on average, to meet the family’s basic food needs for a month. This amount is the food threshold. On the other hand, no less than PhP 10,481, on average, was needed to... Read more about Proportion of Poor Filipinos registered at 21.0 percent in the First Semester of 2018.

Reference No.: 2018-187
Release Date: 14 November 2018

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) releases today the multidimensional poverty statistics based on an initial methodology . It is called the multidimensional poverty index (MPI) and serves to complement the income-based measure of poverty... Read more about Filipino Families Are Most Deprived in Education.

Reference No.: 2017-150
Release Date: 30 June 2017

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) releases its latest report today on the country’s official poverty statistics for the basic sectors for 2015. PSA report provides the estimates of poverty incidence for 9 of the 14 basic sectors... Read more about Farmers, Fishermen and Children consistently posted the highest poverty incidence among basic sectors - PSA.

Reference No.: PHDSD-1610-04
Release Date: 27 October 2016

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) releases its latest report today on the country’s official poverty statistics for the full year of 2015.  The PSA report provides the estimates of poverty incidence using income data from the first and... Read more about Poverty incidence among Filipinos registered at 21.6% in 2015 - PSA.

Reference No.: 2016-PHDSD-018
Release Date: 18 March 2016

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) releases its latest report today on the country's official poverty statistics for the first semester of 2015. The PSA report provides the estimates of poverty incidence using income data from the first... Read more about Poverty incidence among Filipinos registered at 26.3%, as of first semester of 2015 - PSA.

Reference No.: 20150306-SS2-01
Release Date: 06 March 2015

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) releases its latest report today on the country’s official poverty statistics for the first semester of 2014. The PSA report provides the estimates of poverty incidence using income data from the Annual... Read more about Poverty incidence among Filipinos registered at 25.8%, as of first semester of 2014 - PSA.

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