Population and Housing

Persons with Disability in the Philippines (Results from the 2010 Census)

About 16 per thousand of the country’s population had disability

Of the 92.1 million household population in the country, 1,443 thousand persons or 1.57 percent had disability, based on the 2010 Census of Population and Housing (2010 CPH). The recorded figure of persons with disability (PWD) in the 2000 CPH was 935,551 persons, which was 1.23 percent of the household population.

Overseas Workers of the Philippines (Results from the 2010 Census)

Based on the 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH), the number of overseas workers in the country as of May 1, 2010 was around 1.5 million persons. In comparison, there were about 992 thousand overseas workers reported in the 2000 CPH, and 417 thousand overseas workers counted in the 1990 CPH. In two decades, the number of overseas workers has increased by 1.1 million.

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