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.
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.
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.
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.
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.