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One in every 10 Filipina teens is a Mom!

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One in every 10 Filipina teens is a Mom!
(FS-201403-SS2-01, Posted 28 March 2014)


Based on the results of the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (YAFS) conducted by the University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) and Demographic Research Development Foundation, one in every 10 Filipina teen aged 15 – 19 years old is already a mother! Further, 2.6% of Filipina teens in the same age group are already pregnant with her first child, while 13.6% have begun childbearing.


PSA Has New Set of Officials

Press Release
PSA Has New Set of Officials

(PSA-NSCB-PR-201403-NS1-07, Posted 26 March 2014)


The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announces its new set of officials duly designated by the Secretary of SocioEconomic Planning and Chairperson of the PSA Board, Dr. Arsenio M. Balisacan. The PSA is a newly formed agency that merged the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB), National Statistics Office (NSO), Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics (BLES) of the Department of Labor and Employment, and the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS) of the Department of Agriculture into one agency.


How Does the Philippines Fare in Trade in Goods

Stat Focus
How Does the Philippines Fare in Trade in Goods
Within the ASEAN Region?

by Luzviminda S. Mitra and Polaris C. Bautista
(Posted 25 March 2014)


In its pursuit to hasten economic development and thereby narrow down the development gap among and within the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN),  the Heads of the ASEAN member countries bonded together and launched in 2000 the initiative for ASEAN integration with the end in view of establishing the ASEAN Community in 2020.


Batanes public schools provide best education indicators

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Batanes public schools provide best education indicators
(PSA-NSCB-PR-201403-NS1-06 , Posted 19 March 2014)


Public schools in Batanes province recorded the highest cohort survival rate as well as the best classroom-to-pupil and teacher-to-pupil ratios, according to the latest edition of the Philippine Countryside in Figures. In school year 2009 to 2010, the island province located in the northernmost part of the country had a 96 percent cohort survival rate or the percentage of enrollees at the beginning grade or year in a given school year who reached final grade or year of the elementary or secondary level.



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National Accounts (GDP, GNI)
articles and data on the latest national accounts estimates


Regional Accounts (GRDP, GRDE)
articles and data on the latest gross regional domestic product and expenditures


Input-Output Tables
the latest inter-industry accounts of the Philippines describing  the structures of the different sectors of the economy and their inter- relationships


Quarterly Economic Indices
measures of growth in production, gross revenue, employment and compensation in the various sectors of the economy


Leading Economic Indicators  
highlights of the results of the quarterly LEI


Foreign Investments
quarterly consolidated report on foreign direct investments (FDI)


Philippine Tourism Satellite Accounts
one of the satellite accounts developed by the NSCB to measure the contribution of tourism to the Philippine economy


Economic and Financial Data of the Philippines
data described on the International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB)


Flash Indicators
latest updates on “flash” indicators for key economic variables on a daily, weekly or monthly basis

Poverty Statistics
articles and data on the latest poverty estimates


National Education Expenditure Accounts
analyses, tables and graphs depicting the patterns and trends of education expenditures in the country


Philippine National Health Accounts
analyses, tables and graphs depicting the patterns of health care spending in the country


Minimum National Social Data Sets
core data list as prescribed by an Experts Group of the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC)


Women and Men in the Philippines
social and economic data disaggregated by gender

Economic-Environmental and Natural Resource Accounting
results of the Project on the Institutionalization of the Philippine Economic-Environmental and Natural Resource Accounting (PEENRA) System

Human Development Index
latest report on the Philippine HDI with provincial breakdowns


Good Governance Index
database and technical notes on Good Governance Index


Food Balance Sheet
estimates of the overall food supply situation in the country that is available for consumption of the populace and shows the trends in the levels of the country’s food supply and changes in its composition


Millennium Development Goals Indicators
presents the 8 goals, 18 targets and 48 indicators to measure progress towards the attainment of the goals


Statistical Indicators on Philippine Development
a statistical indicator system to monitor the achievements of the economic and social development goals set forth in the Medium-Term Philippine Development Plan (MTPDP).

a subscription service for viewing and downloading datasets of time series economic and social indicators. 


Gender Statistics
compilation of latest available statistics highlighting the differences between women and men


compilation of latest available statistics on children


Millennium Development Goals Online
data series on MDG indicators compiled to provide the basis for the preparation of the Philippine MDG Report


Countryside in Figures
an integrated database of provincial level statistics which covers seven sectors on the 79 provinces in the Philippines.


Philippine Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose (PCOICOP)
a detailed classification of individual consumption expenditures on goods and services incurred by the three institutional sectors of the 1993 and 2008 System of National Accounts


Philippine Standard Classification of Education (PSCE)
a database of classification of all educational levels in the Philippine educational system. It aims to integrate the different classification schemes being used by the various agencies, for the purpose of  standardizing and facilitating  the compilation of education statistics  as basis for educational planning, manpower training, labor market studies and other related activities.


Philippine Standard Commodity Classification (PSCC)
The database of all commodities on imports and exports used for tariff and statistical purposes. The 2004 PSCC is an integration of the ASEAN Harmonized Tariff Nomenclature based on the 2002 version of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS) prescribed by the World Customs Organization (WCO), and on the Standard International Trade Classification Rev. 3 issued by the United Nations Statistical Office in 1986. It consists of 21 sections, 99 chapters, 1,266 headings, and 13,290 items.


Philippine Central Product Classification (PCPC)
a database of standard classification of goods and services in the Philippines based on the full document of the 2002 PCPC. Contains correspondence with the UN Central Product Classification (UNCPC) Ver 1.1, International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC) Rev 3.1, Harmonized Tariff Nomenclature of the Philippines (HSP) and the Philippine Standard Commodity Classification (PSCC) Rev. 3.


Philippine Standard Industrial Classification (PSIC)
a database of statistical classification of economic activities obtaining in the country based on the full document of the 1997 PSIC.


Philippine Standard Geographic Code (PSGC)
a comprehensive geographical classification which serves as a tool for ensuring the comparability of statistics relating to the geographical areas of the country; likewise contains statistics on voters.


Good Governance Index
The  GGI aims to come up with objective, comprehensive and comparable measures of good governance based on outcome indicators. Contains the 2005 and 2008 provincial and municipal GGI.


StatWatch >>

GDP Growth
(4th Qtr 2013)


GNI Growth
(4th Qtr 2013)


Poverty Incidence
  Families (2012)
  Population (2012)


Per Capita
Poverty Threshold

( 2012)


Inflation Rate
(Headline,Mar 2014)


(as of 1 May 2010)

92.34 M

Population Projection

97.35 M

Geo-Political Subdivisions
(as of 31 December 2013)











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The National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB), along with three other agencies namely, the National Statistics Office (NSO), the Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics (BLES), and the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS) shall be known as the PHILIPPINE STATISTICS AUTHORITY (PSA) starting December 29, 2013 as per Republic Act 10625 otherwise known as the Philippine Statistical Act of 2013.


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