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Statistical Handbook on Children in the Philippines

  • Table No. Title Indicator/Variables Years Covered Data Source
    1.1 Children, Poverty and Disparities
    1.1.1 The population pyramid Population by:
    - Five-year age group
    - Sex
    2000, 2005, 2010, 2015 1) 2000 Census on Population and Housing, NSO
    2) 2000 Census-Based Population Projections, NSO
    1.1.2 Mapping poverty determinants and child outcomes in survey data Number of Children by:
    - Region
    - Urban and Rural
    - Under the poverty line
    - Deprivation of material goods and services
    - Household size
    - Education of the head of the household
    - Gender of the head of the household
    - Wealth index quintile
    - Working members in the family
    - Family vulnerability
    - Access to social security and tenure
    - Demographic, nutrition, health and protection indicators
    2002, 2003, 2004, 2007 1) 2003 Family Income and Expenditures Survey, NSO
    2) January 2004 Labor Force Survey, NSO
    3) 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey, NSO
    4) 2003 National Nutrition Survey, FNRI
    5) 2002 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey, NSO
    1.1.3 Estimated numbers of children affected by deprivations targeted by the MDGs Number of Children by deprivation on:
    - Nutrition
    - Education
    - Health
    -Sex
    2003 1) 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey, NSO
    2) 2003 National Nutrition Survey, FNRI
    1.1.4 Number of Women in the Household Survey Number of Women by:
    - Age
    - Sex
    - Household size
    - Women's education
    - Gender of the head of household
    - Wealth index quintile
    - Family members who are working
    - Family vulnerability
    - Region
    - Urban and rural dimension
    2003 1) January 2004 Labor Force Survey, NSO
    2) 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey, NSO
    1.1.5 Number of Men in the Household Survey Number of Men by:
    - Age
    - Sex
    - Household size
    - Men's education
    - Gender of the head of household
    - Wealth index quintile
    - Family members who are working
    - Family vulnerability
    - Region
    - Urban and rural dimension
    2003 1) January 2004 Labor Force Survey, NSO
    2) 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey, NSO
    1.1.6 Country data on MDG Indicators MDG Indicators 1990-2008 1) Official Poverty Statistics, NSCB
    2) Family Income and Expenditure Survey, NSO
    3) National Accounts of the Philippines, NSCB
    4) Labor Force Survey, NSO
    5) National Demographic and Health Survey, NSO
    6) National Nutrition Survey, FNRI
    7) Basic Education Indicator Survey, DepEd
    8) Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey, NSO
    9) UN site for MDG Indicators
    10) Philippine MDG Indicators lodged at the NSCB website
    1.2 The political, economic and institutional context
    1.2.1 Population and economic growth - Population
    - Gross Domestic Product
    1990-2006 1) Census of Population and Housing, NSO
    2) National Accounts of the Philippines, NSCB
    1.2.2 Fertility (children per woman) Total Fertility Rate 1993, 1998 and 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey, NSO
    1.2.3 Structure of the economy Gross Domestic Product by:
    - Region
    - Industry
    2005 National Accounts of the Philippines, NSCB
    1.2.4 Income inequality National estimates of the following:
    - Gini index
    - P10/P90 decile ratios
    - Income share of bottom 30% to total income
    - Income share of bottom 10% to total income
    1991 and 2006 Family Income and Expenditures Survey, NSO
    1.2.5 Introducing the sub-national dimensions of development - Population by region
    - Child Development Index by region
    1990, 2007
    2000, 2003
    1) Population Census, NSO
    2) Child Development Index in the NSCB website
    1.3 Resource allocation as evidence of commitment to child results
    1.3.1 Public revenues and expenditures as percentage of GDP Share to public revenue of the following:
    - Taxes on International Trade and Transactions
    - Grants from foreign governments and international organizations
    - Royalties and rents

    Share to public expenditure of the following:
    - Health
    - Education, culture and manpower development
    - Social security, welfare and development
    - Water resources development and flood control
      Budget of Expenditures and Sources of Financing, Department of Budget and Management
    1.3.2 Selected social expenditures at the sub-national level   2000-2006  
    1.3.3 Total and private social expenditures Private (household) Expenditures on Education and Health 2003 2003 Family Income and Expenditures Survey (FIES), NSO
    1.3.4 Financing from abroad (ODA, remittances, DFI, etc) - Balance of Payments
    - Aid disbursed and allocated by health, education, water and sanitation
    1995, 2000-2006  
    2.1 Income poverty and deprivations affecting children
    2.1.1 Trends in income/consumption poverty Poverty estimates and household size for total population and among children 1985, 1988, 1991, 1994, 1997, 2000 and 2003 1) Official Poverty Statistics in the Philippines
    2) 2003 Family Income and Expenditures Survey (FIES), NSO
    2.1.2 Correlates of income/consumption poverty among households with children Poverty headcount rate by:
    - Sex
    - Age
    - Household size
    - Education and sex of the household head
    - Working family member
    - Family vulnerability
    - Geographic dimension
    - Urban and rural areas
    2003 Special computations made by NSCB Technical Staff using the following data:
    1) 2003 Family Income and Expenditures Survey, NSO
    2) January 2004 Labor Force Survey, NSO
    2.1.3 Odds ratios for the probability of income/consumption poverty Poverty headcount rate by:
    - Sex
    - Age
    - Household size
    - Education and sex of the household head
    - Working family member
    - Family vulnerability
    - Geographic dimension
    - Urban and rural areas
    2003 Special computations made by NSCB Technical Staff using the following data:
    1) 2003 Family Income and Expenditures Survey, NSO
    2) January 2004 Labor Force Survey, NSO
    2.1.4 Child poverty as multiple deprivations Number of deprived children by type of deprivations 2003 Special computations made by NSCB Technical Staff using the following data:
    1) National Demographic and Health Survey, NSO
    2) National Nutrition Survey, NSO
    2.1.5 Change in the prevalence of severe deprivations over the last decade among children   2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO
    2.1.6 Correlates of severe child deprivations Number of deprived children by:
    - Sex and age
    - Household size
    - Education and sex of the head of household
    - Wealth index quintile
    - Family vulnerability
    - Geographic dimension
    2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO
    2.1.7 Odds ratios for the probability that children will or will not experience deprivations Odds ratio of deprived children by:
    - Sex and age
    - Household size
    - Education and sex of the head of household
    - Wealth index quintile
    - Family vulnerability
    - Geographic dimension
    2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO
    2.1.8 Prevalence of seven severe deprivations by region and residence Prevalence of severe deprivations by:
    - region
    - urban and rural areas
    2003 1) National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO
    2) National Nutrition Survey, FNRI
    2.1.9 Correlation between different indicators for child poverty/disparity Correlations among different indicators for different child deprivations 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO
    2.1.10 Combined child poverty incidence Poverty headcount rate by:
    - Sex
    - Age
    - Geographic dimension
    - Urban and rural areas
    2003 1) 2003 Family Income and Expenditures Survey, NSO
    2) January 2004 Labor Force Survey (LFS), NSO
    2.1.11 Children in public care or adopted Number of children supported by:
    - community based services
    - locally funded projects
    - centers/institution based services
    1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2006 Department of Social Welfare and Development
    2.2 Child survival and equity
    2.2.1 Change in U5MR by wealth quintiles and gender Under five mortality rate by sex 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO
    2.2.2 Under 5 and infant mortality rates and their correlates Under five and infant mortality rates by:
    - Urban and rural areas
    - Region
    - Educational attainment
    - Wealth index quintile
    2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO
    2.2.3 Relationship between child mortality and income/consumption poverty at subnational level U5MR and Number of People Living Under the Poverty Threshold 2003 1) 2003 Family Income and Expenditures Survey, NSO
    2) January 2004 Labor Force Survey (LFS), NSO
    3) 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO
    3.1 Nutrition
    3.1.1 Leading indicator: Child nutrition outcome and its correlates Status of nutrition among children by:
    - Sex and age
    - Region
    2003 2003 National Nutrition Survey NNS, Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI)
    3.1.2 Child nutrition: supply side and uptake variables by region Number of children by region who received the following
    - Vitamin A
    - Iron tablets/syrups

    Number of pregnant women by region who received the following:
    - Breastfeeding counselling
    - Iodized oil capsules
    1993, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006 National Nutrition Council (NNC)
    3.2 Health
    3.2.1 Leading indicator: Young child health outcomes, related care and correlates Number of children with diarrhea and fever by:
    - Age in months
    - Sex
    - Urban and rural
    - Region
    - Mother's education
    - Wealth index quintile
    2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO
    3.2.2 Comprehensive knowledge of HIV prevention (Men and women with ages 15-49) Proportion of men and women who had knowledge about HIV prevention by:
    - Age
    - Marital status
    - Urban and rural
    - Region
    - Educational attainment
    - Wealth index quintile
    2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO
    3.2.3 Child and youth health: supply side and uptake variables by region Number of doctors, trained health personnel primary health units, number of hospitals and special clinics by region 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2006 Field Health Service Information Service (FHSIS) Annual Report, DOH
    3.3 Child protection
    3.3.1 Birth registration and its correlates Number of children whose birth is not registered is not registered by:
    - Women's education
    - Gender of the head of the household
    - Wealth index quintile
    - Region
    2007 2007 Multiple Income and Cluster Survey (MICS)
    3.3.2 Orphanhood, child vulnerability and their correlates      
    3.3.3 Child labour and its correlates Total child labour by:
    - Sex and age
    - School participation
    - Household size
    - Education of household head
    - Gender of the head of the household
    - Wealth index quintile
    - Region
    - Urban and rural
    2007 2007 Multiple Income and Cluster Survey (MICS)
    3.3.4a Early marriage and its correlates Proportion of women by exact age of their first marriage 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO
    3.3.5 Median age at first marriage Proportion of women by median age of their first marriage 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO
    3.3.6 Child protection: supply side and uptake variables by region Number of children by region who received the following:
    - Community based services
    - Locally funded projects
    - Centers/institution based services
    1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2006 Department of Social Welfare and Development
    3.4 Education
    3.4.1 Leading indicator: School attendance and correlates Child Education 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO
    3.4.2 Child education: supply side and uptake variables by region     1) DECS Statistical Bulletins, SY 1990-1991, 1995-1996, 2000-2001
    2) Basic Education Information System SY 2005-2006 & 2006-2007
    3) Department of Education and the Commission on Higher Education
    3.5 Social protection
    3.5.1 Leading indicator: Access to social protection and its correlates   2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), NSO

 


As children are our nation’s future, the importance of statistics on children including other non-income indicators on children in poverty cannot be overemphasized. In fact, the latest data on Philippine education indicate a definitive deterioration in the quality of human capital of the country.

 

             
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