Environmental Accounts

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).

Compendium of Philippine Environment Statistics Component 1: Environmental Conditions and Quality

The first component in the compendium covers statistics on the physical, biological, and chemical characteristics of the environment and their changes over time. This component has three subcomponents: physical conditions; land cover, ecosystems and biodiversity; and environmental quality. These statistics are useful in compiling ecosystem accounts as described in the System of Environmental Economic-Accounting (SEEA) 2012.

PSA-UNSD launched the Environmental-Economic Accounting for Evidence-Based Policy in the Philippines

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), in collaboration with the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), conducted the high-level project launch of the “Environmental-Economic Accounting for Evidence-Based Policy in the Philippines” last 28 May 2021 via videoconferencing, attended virtually by 124 participants from various national and international partners and agencies.

Environmental Accounts

Environment and natural resource accounts provide information on how much stocks of resources are present at a particular period, what economic activities they are being used for, and at what rate they are being extracted. As a satellite account to the National Accounts of the Philippines, environment and natural resource accounts focus on the contribution of the environment to the economy and help examine the decoupling of economic growth and environmental degradation and depletion.

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