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Total approved foreign investments down by 38.8 percent in Q2 2014Press Release
Total approved foreign investments down by 38.8 percent in Q2 2014
(PR-20140925-ES4-01, Posted 26 September 2014)


Total foreign investments (FI)  approved in the second quarter of 2014 by the seven  investment promotion agencies (IPAs), namely: Board of Investments (BOI), Clark Development Corporation (CDC), Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), and Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) as well as the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB), BOI-Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BOI-ARMM), and Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) amounted to PhP 36.0 billion, declining by 38.8 percent from the PhP 58.8 billion recorded in the same period last year.


PSA kicks off preparations for the 25th National Statistics MonthAnnouncement
PSA, WB Hold Launching Forum on the Philippine Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (PhilWAVES) Project
(Posted 18 September 2014)


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.


PSA kicks off preparations for the 25th National Statistics MonthPress Release
PSA kicks off preparations
for the 25th National Statistics Month

(PSA-NSCB-PR-201409-NS1, Posted 15 September 2014)


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).


PSA celebrates First AnniversaryPress Release
PSA celebrates First Anniversary
(PSA-NSCB-PR-201409-NS1, Posted 12 September 2014)


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.



Statistics >>


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
(2nd Qtr 2014)


GNI Growth
(2nd Qtr 2014)


Poverty Incidence
  Families ( 1st Sem. 2013)
  Population ( 1st Sem. 2013)


Per Capita
Poverty Threshold

( 1st Sem. 2013)


Inflation Rate
(Headline, Aug 2014)


(as of 1 May 2010)

92.34 M

Population Projection

97.35 M

Geo-Political Subdivisions
(as of 30 June 2014)











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Events >>

Announcements >>

First Quarter 2014 GDP growth figures revised downwards to 5.6 percent
(Posted 27 August 2014)


(Posted 06 August 2014)


Sexy Statistics

Should the Fire Prevention Month Be Moved to April?

(Posted: 09 May 2014)


Examining ICT Indices: How Do We Fare in ICT?
(Posted: 07 February 2014)

Regions iin Review

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)



by: Teresa V. Peralta
(Posted 15 November 2013)

Regions iin Review

RD V: August Posts Record-High Inflation
(Posted 22 Sep 2014)


RD X: PSA 10 Joined in the Nationwide Celebration of PSA First Year Anniversary
(Posted 18 Sep 2014)


RD XII: RSCC XII to hold its Third Quarter Meeting on September 18 in Koronadal City

(Posted 17 Sep 2014)


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