2015 Poverty Statistics for Basic Sectors

Farmers, Fishermen and Children consistently posted the highest poverty incidence among basic sectors - PSA

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 identified in Republic Act 8425 or the Social Reform and Poverty Alleviation Act using the income and sectoral data from the merged Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) and Labor Force Survey (LFS).

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