Fisherfolks and Farmers Remain to Have the Highest Poverty Incidences Among the Basic Sectors in 2021
Based on the Preliminary Results of the Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) in 2021, poverty incidence among population, defined as the proportion of Filipinos whose per capita income cannot sufficiently meet the individual basic food and... Read more about Proportion of Poor Filipinos was Recorded at 18.1 Percent in 2021.
The Philippine Statistics Authority updates the 2018 Full Year Official Poverty Statistics, which was initially released last 06 December 2019. This is in relation with the availability of the final 2018 Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES... Read more about Updated 2015 and 2018 Full Year Official Poverty Statistics.
Farmers, Fisherfolks, Individuals Residing in Rural Areas and Children Posted the Highest Poverty Incidences Among the Basic Sectors in 2018
The Philippine Statistics Authority releases today the preliminary estimates of 2018 poverty incidence among 10 of the 14 basic sectors identified in Republic Act 8425 or the Social Reform and Poverty Alleviation Act as well as individuals... Read more about Farmers, Fisherfolks, Individuals Residing in Rural Areas and Children Posted the Highest Poverty Incidences Among the Basic Sectors in 2018.
The full year 2018 poverty incidence among population, or the proportion of poor Filipinos whose per capita income is not sufficient to meet their basic food and non-food needs, was estimated at 16.6 percent. This translates to 17.6 million... Read more about Proportion of Poor Filipinos was Estimated at 16.6 Percent in 2018.
In the first semester of 2018, a family of five needed no less than PhP 7,337, on average, to meet the family’s basic food needs for a month. This amount is the food threshold. On the other hand, no less than PhP 10,481, on average, was needed to... Read more about Proportion of Poor Filipinos registered at 21.0 percent in the First Semester of 2018.
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