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National Statistical Information Center (NSIC)

The National Statistical Information Center (NSIC) is your one-stop center of statistical information in the Philippines. The NSIC is a public service of the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) under a collaborative arrangement with the different data-producing agencies in the Philippines. It was first established on October 22, 1993 through a project jointly implemented with Statistics Sweden and the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA).

The NSIC aims to provide statistical data and information services to local executives, investors, businessmen, researchers, students, and government planners and decision makers.

The NSIC is being administered by the NSCB in cooperation with the National Statistics Office, Bureau of Agricultural Statistics, Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics, National Economic and Development Authority, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, and other government departments/agencies.





The NSIC in the Cordilleras

The NSIC in the Cordillera Administrative Region is one of the nine branches of the NSIC nationwide. The NSIC in CAR provides the same facilities and services available in the NSIC main office in Makati and in eight (8) strategic areas in the country, namely, San Fernando City (La Union), Calamba City, Legazpi City, Iloilo City, Tacloban City, Zamboanga City, Davao City and Cotabato City.

The establishment of the NSIC in the Cordilleras is aimed at propagating the use of statistics in regional and local development planning and program implementation among the different government agencies, local government units and private business in the region. The NSIC likewise aims to contribute to the sustained development of the region.


Statistics Inquiry Services

The NSIC provides basic information on what, where and when statistical data are available and in what form and how data can be accessed.

If you want us to compile your specific information needs, send us a note with a list of your data requirements
specifying the period covered by the data, the medium preferred (in print or computer readable form), and the mode of delivery (fax, mail or e-mail). An invoice will be
sent to you based on the extent of the service required of us.


Library Services

The NSIC Library contains a wide collection of local and international statistical publications and reference materials on various concerns; provides updates on major social and economic indicators; and offers a publications exchange program. Walk-in customers are free to use the library from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with no noon break, Mondays to Fridays.




The NSIC serves as the marketing arm of the major statistical agencies in the Philippines for their publications. It also provides a catalogue of statistical publications available in the Philippines for sale.




Technical Services

The NSIC also offers assistance and consultancy services on data collection, presentation and analysis. The NSIC likewise conducts briefings on statistics utilization in business planning and other areas of application.


Statistical Databases

Interested parties can now avail of statistical data from our wide range of databases through electronic media. You may now request data to be delivered in diskette, via e-mail, or downloaded from our website. You can also subscribe to our online interactive statistical database, the NSCB i-Stats.



Page last updated: August 3, 2005