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Philippine Statistics Authority

Region VII - Central Visayas

Engr. ARIEL E. FLORENDO
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Regional Statistical Figures

Demography
as of August 1, 2015
Total Population
7,396,898
Population Density
466
Annual Population Growth
Rate (2010-2015)
1.76
   
Price Indices
January 2021
Consumer Price Index
(2012=100)
126.8
Inflation Rate
0.6
Purchasing power
of the peso
0.79

 

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Latest in Central Visayas

Reference Number: 2021-SR07-007
Release Date: 31 March 2021
For 2021, projected mid-year population of Central Visayas was estimated at 8,054,772. By 2025, the region’s population was projected to reach 8,391,707. (Table 1) Female population in 2021 was estimated at 3,976,326 or about 49.4 percent of the total projected mid-year population in Central Visayas. Meanwhile, male population was estimated at 4,078,446 or 50.6 percent of the total projected population. Male population dominated the projected mid-year population in Central Visayas from the year 2021 to 2025. Read more about Statistics on Women and Men in Central Visayas (Population, Employment and Literacy).

 

Reference Number: 2021-SR07-006
Release Date: 22 March 2021
In July 2020, the total population 15 years old and over in Central Visayas was estimated at 5.48 million wherein the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 3.16 million. This placed the labor force participation rate (LFPR) at 57.7 percent, which means that six in ten of the population aged 15 years and over were either employed or unemployed. (Figure 1) Read more about July 2020 Employment Situation of Central Visayas.

 

Reference Number: 2021-SR07-005
Release Date: 26 February 2021
Region VII recorded a total of 140,585 number of registered births and this comprised 8.4 percent of the total number of registered births of 1,673,923 in the Philippines for the year 2019. This gathered an increase of 1.5 percent compared to the number of births registered in Region VII for the year 2018. The region ranked 4th with highest number of registered births in the country. (See Figure 1.) Read more about Statistics on Registered Births in Central Visayas 2019.

 

Reference Number: 2021-SR07-004
Release Date: 11 February 2021
In 2020, fisheries production improved by 1.00 percent. Total volume of production was estimated at 157.42 thousand metric tons, higher than the 155.85 thousand metric tons reported a year ago. Of the three subsectors, outputs from Commercial Fisheries and Marine Fisheries went up by 46.92 percent and 15.56 percent, respectively. Meanwhile, Aquaculture production registered a decline of 19.17 percent. Read more about FISHERIES SITUATION REPORT IN CENTRAL VISAYAS: January to December 2020 (Preliminary Results).

 

Reference Number: 2021-SR07-003
Release Date: 4 February 2021
Fisheries production decreased by - 4.01 percent from October to December 2020 The total volume of fisheries production was estimated at 35.31 thousand metric tons during the fourth quarter of 2020. This reflects a decrease of -4.01 percent from the previous year’s same quarter output of 36.79 thousand metric tons (Figure 1). Among the fisheries subsectors, volume of production in Commercial and Municipal Fisheries exhibited increments while Aquaculture showed a decline in output (Table 1). Read more about FISHERIES SITUATION REPORT IN CENTRAL VISAYAS October to December 2020 (Preliminary).

 

Reference Number: 2021-PR07-001
Release Date: 1 February 2021
The Philippine Statistics Authority Region VII celebrates the Civil Registration Month (CRM) this February 2021. This is the 31st year of the CRM with the theme “Strengthening Civil Registration and Vital Statistics’ Digital Information: The Ways to Manage the New Normal.” “Given the new normal, our efforts in improving our civil registration services are geared towards making our processes more convenient and safer for our clients. We continuously explore new and innovative ways to bring our civil registration services and vital statistics more accessible to the public,” Undersecretary Dennis S. Mapa, National Statistician and Civil Registrar General said. Read more about PSA-7 Celebrates 31st Civil Registration Month.

 

Reference Number: 2021-SR07-002
Release Date: 15 January 2021
In 2018, Central Visayas accounted a total of 27,885 number of establishments. Among the major economic sectors, the Services sector dominated the total number of establishments with 24,894 which comprised 89.27 percent of the total. For the other major economic sectors, Industry with 2,749 establishments and Agriculture with 242 establishments, shared the remaining 9.85 percent and 0.86 percent, respectively. In terms of total employment, Services reported the highest total number of employees with 465, 571. (Figures 1 and 2) Read more about 2018 Census of Philippine Business & Industry (2018 CPBI): Economy -Wide: Central Visayas.

 

Reference Number: 2021-SR07-001
Release Date: 14 January 2021
The Labor Force Survey (LFS) is one of the nationwide household surveys undertaken quarterly which provides up-to-date information on the Philippine labor force and its characteristics. This survey gathers data on the demographic and socio- economic characteristics of the population and aims to provide a quantitative framework for the preparation of plans and formulation of policies affecting the labor market. From the result of the October 2020 Labor Force Survey(LFS), Central Visayashas 5,464,000 total population of 15 years old and over wherein 55.9 percent were engaged in the Labor Force also known as the Labor Force Participation Rate (Table 1). Read more about October 2020 Employment Rate in Central Visayas (Preliminary Results).

 

Reference Number: 2020-SR07-030
Release Date: 30 December 2020
In January 2020, the total population 15 years old and over in Central Visayas was estimated at 5.3 million wherein the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 3.4 million. This placed the labor force participation rate (LFPR) at 63.8 percent, which means that six in ten of the population aged 15 years and over were either employed or unemployed. (Figure 1) Read more about January 2020 Employment Situation of Central Visayas.

 

Reference Number: 2020-SR07-029
Release Date: 30 December 2020
Central Visayas recorded a total of 24,240 number of registered deaths and this comprised 8.5 percent of the total registered deaths of 284,185 in the Philippines for the period January- June 2020. The region ranked 5th with largest number of registered deaths in the country. (See Figure 1) Read more about Death Statistics in Central Visayas, 1st Semester 2020.