STATEMENT ON FULL YEAR 2015 OFFICIAL POVERTY STATISTICS NEDA DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL ROSEMARIE G. EDILLON as delivered by Dir. Reynaldo R. Cancio of NEDA National Policy and Planning Staff 27 October 2016, 10:00 AM Philippine Statistics Authority, CVEA Building, East Avenue, Quezon City, 1101 Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, members of the continue reading : STATEMENT ON FULL YEAR 2015 OFFICIAL POVERTY STATISTICS as delivered by Dir. Reynaldo R. Cancio of NEDA
INFOGRAPHIC: Poverty incidence among individuals is at 25.8% in first semester of 2014 Per capita incomes increased but food inflation negated benefits for the poor– NEDA
UPDATE: In a letter dated 17 March 2015, the DSWD clarified that the amount of PhP20.8 billion in CCT cash grants disbursed in 2013 includes PhP7.85 billion, which is still part of the CY 2012 budget.
High economic growth, investments in social dev’t reduced poverty in first half of 2013
MANILA—The Philippine economy’s remarkable growth of 7.7 percent in the first half of 2013, along with the government’s investments in social development programs, significantly reduced poverty in the period, possibly marking the beginning of an appreciable downward trend in poverty incidence, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) continue reading : High economic growth, investments in social dev’t reduced poverty in first half of 2013