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Philippine Statistics Authority

Region VII - Central Visayas

Engr. ARIEL E. FLORENDO
Regional Director
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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
March 2020
Consumer Price Index
(2012=100)
126.1
Inflation Rate
2.9
Purchasing power
of the peso
0.79
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: 2020-SR07-015
Release Date: 2 July 2020
Inflation in Central Visayas for May 2020 continued to move at a slower rate of 2.2 percent which was slower than the 2.4 percent annual increase in April 2020. In May 2019, inflation was lower at 1.5 percent (Table A). Read more about May 2020 Consumer Price Index (CPI), Inflation Rate (IR), Purchasing Power of Peso (PPP) of Central Visayas.

 

Reference Number: 2020-SR07-014
Release Date: 30 June 2020
At national level, a total of 590,709 registered deaths were reported for the year 2018. Central Visayas contributed to about 8.2 percent of registered deaths in the country. The region ranked fifth in terms of highest number of deaths recorded. (See Figure 1). Read more about Statistics on Deaths in Central Visayas, year 2018.

 

Reference Number: 2020-SR07-013
Release Date: 18 May 2020
Inflation in Central Visayas for April 2020 settled at 2.4 which was slower than the 2.9 percent annual increase in March 2020. In April 2019, inflation was lower at 1.3 percent Read more about April 2020 Consumer Price Index (CPI), Inflation Rate (IR), Purchasing Power of Peso (PPP) of Central Visayas.

 

Reference Number: 2020-SR07-012
Release Date: 21 April 2020
Number of constructions drop by 2.8 percent in 2019 The total number of constructions from approved building permits issued by the Local Building Officials (LBOs) for the year 2019 reached 19,826. This number is lower by 2.8 percent from the 20,397 constructions recorded in 2018. (Table A) By type of construction, residential had the highest number at 15,350 or 77.4 percent of the total number of constructions. The number of residential constructions posted an 8.8 percent decrease from the 16,831 residential constructions reported in 2018. Read more about Construction Statistics of Central Visayas from Approved Building Permits for the Year 2019 (Preliminary Results).

 

Reference Number: 2020-SR07-011
Release Date: 20 April 2020
Inflation in Central Visayas for March 2020 was further accelerated to 2.9 percent from 2.5 percent in the previous month. Inflation in March 2019 was lower at 2.2 Read more about March 2020 Consumer Price Index (CPI), Inflation Rate (IR), Purchasing Power of Peso (PPP) of Central Visayas.

 

Reference Number: 2020-SR07-010
Release Date: 8 April 2020
Central Visayas recorded a total of 136,134 registered live births in the year 2018. This contributes to eight percent of the 1,618,214-total number of registered live births in the country. The region ranked fourth in terms of the highest number of live births recorded. Read more about Statistics on Vital Events in Central Visayas, year 2018.

 

Reference Number: 2020-NA07-009
Release Date: 7 April 2020
Central Visayas Regional/ Provincial L&P Focal Persons immerse for 2nd Level Training
The Regional Statistical Services Office (RSSO) Focal Person and Provincial Focal Persons together with the Livestock and Poultry Statistics Division (LPSD) immersed for the 2nd Level Training for Operational Training on Livestock and Poultry (L&P) Surveys on 10-12 March 2020 at One Central Hotel, Cebu City. Among the participants were the L&P Provincial Focal/Assistant Focal Persons and selected Regional staff. Two (2) representatives from LPSD also served as trainers, aside from the regional representatives during the task force training. Read more about Central Visayas Regional/ Provincial L&P Focal Persons immerse for 2nd Level Training.

 

Reference Number: 2020-SR07-009
Release Date: 26 March 2020
The region’s population remains relatively young as shown by the broad-based population pyramid in 2015. Median age was recorded at 24 years old. In 2015, the region’s total population was projected at 7.4 million, of which more than half (50.5) were men. Same trend was seen in all provinces. By 2020, the region’s total population will reach 8.0 million, still with more men than women. Read more about Selected Statistics on Women and Men in Central Visayas.

 

Reference Number: 2020-NA07-008
Release Date: 25 March 2020
QSPBI/SICT Respondent’s Forum in Central Visayas
The Quarterly Survey on Philippine Business and Industry (QSPBI) is one of the designated statistical activities of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). It provides quarterly data on employment, compensation, revenue/sales and inventory for national accounts estimation. Relatedly, it aims to capture, collect and generate data for all the sectors of the economy except in agriculture sector. The survey is one of the main sources of data in the compilation of the Quarterly National Accounts (QNA) and in the construction of the Quarterly Economic Indicators (QEI) of the PSA. Read more about QSPBI/SICT Respondent’s Forum in Central Visayas .

 

Reference Number: 2020-SR07-008
Release Date: 19 March 2020
In 2019, fisheries production improved by 2.80 percent. Total volume of production was estimated at 155.88 thousand metric tons, higher than the 151.63 thousand metric tons reported a year ago. Of the three subsectors, outputs from Municipal Fisheries and Aquaculture went up by 6.45 percent and 4.34 percent, respectively. Meanwhile, commercial fisheries production registered a decline of 20.40 percent. Read more about Fisheries Situation Report in Central Visayas (January to December 2019).