Official Poverty Statistics

One in Every Ten Filipinos Aged 6 to 24 Years is an Out of School Child and Youth

Almost ten percent of the estimated 39 million Filipinos 6 to 24 years old were out-of-school children and youth (OSCY), according to the results of the 2016 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS). In this report, OSCY refers to family members 6 to 14 years old who are not attending formal school; and family members 15 to 24 years old who are currently out of school, not gainfully employed, and have not finished college or post-secondary course.

Poverty incidence among Filipinos registered at 26.3%, as of first semester of 2015 - PSA

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 visit of the Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) conducted in July 2015.

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