Environmental Accounts

Philippines’ Class A Coal, Oil, Natural Gas, and Condensate Reserves Valued at PhP 378.25 Billion in 2020

The Energy Accounts of the Philippines aims to provide information on the stocks and changes in stocks of four non-renewable energy resources in the country, namely: coal, oil, natural gas, and condensate. The compilation adheres to the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012 Central Framework (SEEA-CF) as well as the SEEA-Energy, a subsystem of the SEEA-CF that describes in detail how information on energy stocks and flows should be organized.

Compendium of Philippine Environment Statistics Component 3: Residuals

Residuals are flows of solid, liquid and gaseous materials, and energy that are discarded, discharged or emitted by establishments and households through processes of consumption, production or accumulation. The Component 3 of the Compendium of the Philippine Environment Statistics (CPES) compiles statistics on emissions to air, generation and management of wastewater, and generation and management of waste.

Country’s Overall Water Use Efficiency Decreased while Water Stress remains at Low Level

The country’s total water abstraction, or the amount of water that was removed from its source either permanently or temporarily, increased by 0.8 percent, from 216.85 billion cubic meters (bcm) in 2019 to 218.46 bcm in 2020. From 2010 to 2020, on the average, 98.1 percent of the total abstraction was from surface water such as lakes, artificial reservoirs, rivers and streams, and the remaining 1.9 percent came from groundwater reservoirs. On the average, 98.6 percent of the abstracted water was for own use while the remaining 1.4 percent was intended for distribution to other economic units. (Figure 1, and Tables 1.1 to 1.11)

Compendium of Philippine Environment Statistics Component 5: Human Settlements and Environmental Health

The Component 5 of the Compendium of the Philippine Environment Statistics (CPES) – Human Settlements and Environmental Health compiles statistics on the environment where people live and work, especially those that detail their living conditions and environmental health. This component has two subcomponents: human settlements and environmental health.

Philippines’ Class A Nickel, Copper, Chromite and Gold Resources Valued at PhP 296.28 Billion in 2020

The Mineral Accounts of the Philippines aims to provide information on the stocks and changes in stocks of four metallic mineral resources in the country, namely: nickel, copper, chromite, and gold. These accounts allow for the monitoring of the sustainability of the extraction of these valuable yet depletable natural assets. The compilation adheres the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012 Central Framework (SEEA-CF).

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