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Philippine Statistics Authority

Region VII - Central Visayas

Engr. ARIEL E. FLORENDO
Regional Director
(032) 256-0592
psa07.rsso@gmail.com
2nd Floor Gaisano Capital South Building, Colon St., Cebu City

 

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
July 2019
Consumer Price Index
(2012=100)
123.9
Inflation Rate
1.1
Purchasing power
of the peso
0.81
Domestic Trade
1st Qtr 2019 (Preliminary)
Coastwise trade
 
    Quantity*
704,482
    Value*
30,202,958
Air trade
 
    Quantity*
1,514
    Value*
30,290

*(Quantity in thousand tons; value in P1,000)

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Latest in Central Visayas

Reference Number: 2019-SR07-014
Release Date: 8 August 2019
Central Visayas’ inflation rate remained constant at 1.1 percent in July 2019 compared to June 2019 while inflation in July 2018 was at 6.5 percent (Table A). The constant of inflation in July 2019 was mainly driven by slower annual rate posted in the index of the heavily-weighted food and non-alcoholic beverages at 0.5 percent. Read more about July 2019 Consumer Price Index (CPI), Inflation Rate (IR), Purchasing Power of Peso (PPP) of Central Visayas.

 

Reference Number: 2019-SR07-013
Release Date: 15 July 2019
Central Visayas’ inflation rate decelerated to 1.1 percent in June 2019. Inflation in May 2019 was recorded at 1.5 percent, and in June 2018, 6.4 percent (Table A). Read more about June 2019 Consumer Price Index (CPI), Inflation Rate (IR), Purchasing Power of Peso (PPP) of Central Visayas.

 

Reference Number: 2019-PR07-007
Release Date: 8 July 2019
The Philippine Statistics Authority will be conducting the 2019 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS) starting July 8, 2019. It is a rider to the quarterly Labor Force Survey (LFS) for July 2019. The APIS will provide non-income poverty indicators that can be used for assessment of the Filipino family’s living conditions. It is also used as inputs to the Multi-dimensional Poverty Index. It generates information on the demographic characteristics, education, economic characteristics, housing characteristics, access to safe water supply and sanitation, expenditure and income of the families, and other information that can be used to assess and monitor the poverty situation in the country. The report aims to provide statistics to the planners and policy makers as inputs to planning, assessment and evaluation of the various programs designed to reduce poverty incidence in the country. Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) will be implemented for both the LFS and APIS. Rider questions on the awareness of the Philippine Competition Commission (PPC) and the Philippine Competition Act was also added in this round of LFS. These are to be asked to the respondent only. Read more about 2019 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey kicks off….

 

Reference Number: 2019-SR07-012
Release Date: 24 June 2019
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 April 2019 Labor Force Survey (LFS), Central Visayas has 5,404,000 total population of 15 years old and over wherein 62.5 percent were engaged in the Labor Force also known as the Labor Force Participation Rate (Table 1). Read more about April 2019 Employment Rate in Central Visayas (Preliminary Results).

 

Reference Number: 2019-SR07-011
Release Date: 24 June 2019
Central Visayas’ inflation rate went up to 1.5 percent in May 2019. Inflation in April 2019 was recorded at 1.3 percent, and in May 2018, 6.0 percent (Table A). Read more about May 2019 Consumer Price Index (CPI), Inflation Rate (IR), Purchasing Power of Peso (PPP) of Central Visayas.

 

Reference Number: 2019-PR07-006
Release Date: 30 May 2019
The Philippine Statistics Authority is currently conducting the 2018 Census of Philippine Business and Industry (CPBI) together with the Input Output Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (IOSPBI) nationwide. The primary objective of this undertaking is to provide a reliable and updated statistics on the characteristics of business establishments in the country at the level of geographic and industry disaggregation useful for both the government and private sector for their economic and business planning and decision making. Read more about PSA-7 Conducts the 2018 Census of Philippine Business and Industry and IOSPBI.

 

Reference Number: 2019-PR07-005
Release Date: 17 May 2019
From 20 May to 17 June 2019, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will conduct the 2020 Census of Population and Housing (CPH) Pilot Census. The 2020 CPH will be a nationwide government undertaking that involves the collection, compilation, evaluation, analysis, publication, and dissemination of data on population count, demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the population, housing characteristics, household characteristics, and barangay characteristics in each barangay, city/municipality, province and region in the country. The census also aims to provide government executives, policy makers, and planners with population and housing data on which to base their social and economic development plans, policies and programs. Read more about PSA-7 Conducts Pilot Census for the 2020 Census of Population and Housing.