According to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the total Philippine Labor Force1 was estimated to be at 42.7 million in April 2017. Labor Force2refers to the population 15 years old and over who contribute to the production of goods and services in the country.
The graph compares the top ten executive agencies that received the highest allocations from the General Appropriations Act (GAA) from 2015-2017.
The Open Data Philippines held a series of two-day Data Storytelling and Visualization workshops for government agencies on 16-17 November and 22-23 November 2017 at the Hive Hotel and Convention Place in Quezon City.
Open Data Philippines held a policy consultation last October 18, 2017 at the iGovPhil office of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) to discuss the implementation of open data in the country.
The Open Data Philippines and the new Freedom of Information (FOI) Executive Order, aims to create an active exchange of information between the government and the public by introducing a central database for all publicly available government data and information through data.gov.ph.
Today, the Open Data Philippines Task Force, together with the Department of Finance, published the Reference of Open Data and Fiscal Transparency Practices in the Asia Pacific, a compilation of open data programs among APEC member economies.
Last June, the Open Data Task Force released Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) no. 2015-01, a document outlining specific guidelines to help government agencies implement open data.
Under the Finance Ministers’ Process, the APEC Workshop on Fiscal Management through Transparency and Reforms was held last June 9-10 in Bagac, Bataan.