The Philippine Statistics Authority and the World Bank will hold a launching forum on the Philippine Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (Phil-WAVES) Project today at 9:00 A.M. at the Bahia Rooftop, 14th Floor, InterContinental Manila in Makati City.
It’s all systems go for the 25th National Statistics Month (NSM) in October.
An annual month-long celebration that aims to instill nationwide awareness and appreciation of statistics, the NSM was first observed in October 1990 through the Presidential Proclamation No. 647 Declaring the Month of October of Every Year as the National Statistics Month, issued by then President Corazon C. Aquino on September 20, 1990. The celebrations since then were spearheaded by the former National Statistical Coordination Board, which is now part of the newly organized Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) celebrates today the first anniversary of its founding and signing into law of the Philippine Statistics Act of 2013. The Philippine Statistics Act of 2013 was signed into law by President Benigno S. Aquino III on September 12, 2013. The Act created the PSA which merged the former National Statistics Office, National Statistical Coordination Board, Bureau of Agricultural Statistics and Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics into one organization.
In September 2014, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will conduct the 2013 Survey on Information and Communication Technology (SICT), a rider to the 2013 Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI). It aims to collect and generate information on the availability, distribution and access/ utilization of ICT resources among 10,000 establishments covering various industries in the country (e.g., manufacturing, information and communication, wholesale and retail trade, etc.).
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is set to conduct the 2014 Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF) in October 2014. The annual SOF provides national estimates on the number of Filipinos who went out of the country, particularly those who worked overseas. The survey also generates information on (1) the socio-economic characteristics of the overseas Filipinos, (2) the amount of cash and in-kind transfers received by their families residing in the Philippines, and (3) the mode of remittance used.
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
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 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.
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.