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Philippine Statistics Authority

Region VII - Central Visayas

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as of August 1, 2015
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July 2019
Consumer Price Index
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PSA Data Archive

The PSA Data Archive is a gateway to PSA's survey, census, and administrative-based microdata and documentations. As of November 23, 2019, the data archive contains surveys.

Latest in Central Visayas

Reference Number: 2019-SR07-016
Release Date: 31 October 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. Read more about July 2019 Employment Rate in Central Visayas (Preliminary Results).


Reference Number: 2019-SR07-015
Release Date: 31 October 2019
Year on Year Inflation rate in Central Visayas was recorded at 1.0 percent Central Visayas’ inflation decelerated further to 1.0 percent in August 2019. Inflation in July 2019 was recorded at 1.1 percent, and in August 2018, 6.3 percent (Table A). Read more about August 2019 Consumer Price Index (CPI), Inflation Rate (IR), Purchasing Power of Peso (PPP) of Central Visayas.


Reference Number: 2019-NA07-015
Release Date: 31 October 2019
PSA 7 on the Orientation of Community Facilitators, Enumerators and Encoders on Child Labor Profiling
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) shall primarily be responsible for all national censuses and surveys, sectoral statistics consolidation of selected administrative recording systems and compilations of national accounts. It shall serve as the central statistical authority of the Philippine government on primary data collection and to prepare and conduct statistical sample surveys on all aspects of socioeconomic life including agriculture, industry trade, finance, prices and marketing information, income and expenditure, education, health, culture, and social situations for the use of the government and the public. It is also responsible in coordinating with government departments and local government units (LGUs) on the promotion and adoption of statistical standards involving techniques, methodologies, concepts, definitions and classifications, and on the avoidance of duplication in the collection of statistical information. These responsibilities of the PSA strengthen coordination and partnerships with other government agencies and even with the private sector. Read more about PSA 7 on the Orientation of Community Facilitators, Enumerators and Encoders on Child Labor Profiling.


Reference Number: 2019-NA07-014
Release Date: 31 October 2019
PSA Central Visayas conducts the 2019 Integrated Census Map Updating – Second Level Training
In 2019, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) embarks on the integrated census map updating activity for use in the 2020 Census of Population and Housing (2020 CPH). This undertaking primarily involves with the digital processing of geographical and census information collected during the conduct of previous major mapping operations and past census activities. Eventually, the ultimate goal of this activity is the creation of enumeration area (EA) maps and the finalization of Enumeration Area Reference File (EARF) for its use in the 2020 CPH. Read more about PSA Central Visayas conducts the 2019 Integrated Census Map Updating – Second Level Training.


Reference Number: 2019-NA07-013
Release Date: 31 October 2019
PSA 7 joins the 2nd Quarter Regional Population Executive Board (RPEB)
The Regional Population Executive Board (RPEB) created under Section 13 of the Guidelines for the Restructuring of the Regional Population Committee which is to be spearheaded by the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) formerly the Population Commission (POPCOM) conducted its 2nd quarter meeting together with all partner agencies from the government and private sectors. The activity was at the Azia Suites and Residences located at 8 Rahmann St., Cebu City last 28 June 2019. Read more about PSA 7 joins the 2nd Quarter Regional Population Executive Board (RPEB).


Reference Number: 2019-PR07-008
Release Date: 1 October 2019
30th National Statistics Month
The Philippine Statistics Authority is enjoining all agencies of the government, local government units, academic institutions, state universities and colleges, and the private sector at the national and subnational levels to actively participate in and support the 30th National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration in October 2019. Pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation No. 647, “Declaring the Month of October of Every Year as the National Statistics Month,” the NSM is annually observe nationwide. The NSM aims to: (a) promote, enhance and instill awareness and appreciation on the importance and value of statistics to the different sectors of the society; and (b) elicit the cooperation and support of the general public in upgrading the quality and standards of statistics in the country. Read more about PSA celebrates the 30th National Statistics Month.


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.