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...in 2010, nearly half or 47.1 percent of the Western Visayas’ overseas workers are from Iloilo? … males dominated with a gender gap of 12.5 percentage points?
posted: March 2, 2015

          The result of the 2010 Census of Population and Housing revealed that nearly half or 47.1 percent of the Western Visayas’ overseas workers were from Iloilo. The data further showed that overseas workers were dominated by males with 56.3 percent and a gender gap of 12.5 percentage points over their female counterpart.

          Negros Occidental recorded the second highest as to the number of overseas workers accounting for 25.7 percent of the region’s total overseas workers. Following Iloilo and Negros Occidental with a large gap were the provinces of Capiz 10,842 workers (8.5%); Antique 10,742 workers (8.4%), and Aklan 8,577 workers (6.7%). Guimaras had the least number with 4,485 overseas workers comprising 3.5 percent of the region’s total overseas workers.

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PSA Region 6 spearheads the writeshop on the 2014 annual Regional Broiler and Swine Situation report
posted March 2, 201

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is spearheading the conduct the “Writeshop on the 2014 Annual Regional Broiler and Swine Situation Report” on March 5 to 6, 2015 at  Sarabia Manor Hotel & Convention Center, Iloilo City. The activity is a joint project of the Regional Broiler and Swine Information and Early Warning System (RBSI-EWS) team to finalize the 2014 annual broiler and swine situation reports highlighting the production, inventory, inflow, outflow and other indicators for broiler and swine performance in the region.

 

RSCC6 conducts Post 25th National Statistics Month (NSM) Evaluation Workshop
posted March 3, 2015

 
The Regional Statistical Coordination Committee (RSCC) is conducting the Post 25th National Statistics Month (NSM) Evaluation workshop on March 6, 2015 at Cabugan Adventure Resort, Brgy. Tando, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras. The primary purpose of the activity is to assess the strengths and weaknesses in the implementation of NSM activities in the region. The workshop also serves as a venue for discussions and resolving issues and concerns related to NSM.


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WV Tourist Arrivals continue to soar to 3.6M 

posted May 30, 2014

Known for its various festivities and peculiarities such as Iloilo’s Dinagyang and Negros Occidental’s Masskara festivals and hot springs, Aklan’s Ati-atihan festival and illustrious Boracay, Capiz’s Halaran festival and mouth-watering seafood, Guimaras’ Manggahan festival showcasing its sweetest mangoes and Antique’s Binirayan festival and breath-taking waterfalls and springs, and many others, Western Visayas continues to be one of the most preferred tourist destinations among locals as well as foreigners. Through its campaign slogan “Experienced Western Visayas First”, the Department of Tourism continue to encourage visitors and travellers to explore more destinations and other undiscovered treasures of Western Visayas. As a positive outcome, the tourist arrivals of Western Visayas soared to 3.6 million (3,565,929) in 2013 from its 3.1million in 2012.

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Western Visayas Brochure: Handy Guide for Tourists  

   

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, 2O13 as per Republic Act 10625, otherwise known as the Philippine Statistical Act of 2013.

 

Regional Stats

Value

  GRDP Growth 
 
(at 2000 Constant Prices)

4.1%
(2012-2013)

  GVA in AHFF Growth
  (at 2000 Constant Prices)

-3.3%
(2012-2013

  GVA in Industry Growth 
  (at 1985 Constant Prices)

9.4%

(2012-2013)

  GVA in Services Growth 
  (at 1985 Constant Prices)

5.7%
(2012-2013)

  Annual Per Capita
  Poverty Threshold

18,029
(2012)

  Poverty Incidence Among
  Population

29.1
(2012)

  Labor Force Participation
  Rate

63.8%
(April 2014)

  Employment Rate

92.9%
(April 2014)

  Inflation Rate
  (at 2006 Constant Prices)

3.1
(June 2013)

  Consumer Price Index
  (at 2006 Constant Prices)

136.4
(May 2013)

  Number of
  Geo-Political Subdivisions
  (As of June 2012)
    
Provinces
        Cities
        Municipalities
        Barangays




6
16
117
4,051

 

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)

 

EMERGING TRENDS AND CHANGING STRUCTURES TAKING STOCK OF THE BRIGHT SPOTS IN THE LABOR MARKET IN RECENT YEARS

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

 

The Economies of the Regions of the Philippines: Trends and Structures
(Posted 11 October 2013)

 

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NSCB 6 Publications


Regional Social & Economic Trends 2013
Regional Social & Economic Trends 2012

The Countryside in Figures WV, 2008

The Countryside in Figures Aklan, 2011
The Countryside in Figures Capiz, 2009
The Countryside in Figures Iloilo, 2008
The Countryside in Figures Antique, 2007
The Countryside in Figures Negros Occ, 2006
The Countryside in Figures Guimaras, 2006
 

Women and Men in Western Visayas 2011

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