2015 Full Year Poverty Statistics

Proportion of Poor Filipinos in 2015 was 23.3 Percent

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). This translates to 23.5 million Filipinos (from 21.9 million) who lived below the poverty threshold estimated at PhP 9,452 (from PhP 9,064), on average, for a family of five per month in 2015.

Poverty incidence among Filipinos registered at 21.6% in 2015 - PSA

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 second visit of the Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) conducted in July 2015 and January 2016, respectively.

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