Poverty Statistics

This dataset contains regional, provincial, municipal and sectoral poverty statistics. Municipality -The data is based on NSCB and PSA's Small Area Estimates (SAE). 2003 data World Bank-funded Intercensal Updating of Small Area Poverty Estimates Project, 2006 and 2009 data generated by NSCB/World Bank/AusAID Project, 2012 data generated by Philippine Statistics Authority, through national government funding.

Sectoral- Data is available only for 2003, 2006, 2009, and 2012. Estimates for basic sectors for 2006 and 2009, released 7 June 2012, were revised based on: a) new urban and rural classification in FIES as defined in NSCB Resolution No. 9 S2003; and b) 2006-Based CPI prices for food or subsistence thresholds.

Regional - (1)the following metrics: Estimate, Coefficient of Variation, Standard Error, Lower and Upper Limit, (2)for the following measure: (Incidence, Magnitude, Income Gap, Poverty Gap, Severity of Poverty) (3)for Income Poverty and Subsistence Poverty (Food Poverty) among population and among families (4)for years 1991, 2006, 2009, and 2012

Provincial-Data is only available for 2006, 2009, and 2012. Provincial estimates for 1991 were not generated due to limitations of the sampling design of the 1991 Family Income and Expenditure Survey.

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Author Philippine Statistics Authority
Granularity National
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