National Statistics Month

NSM Release

PSA 7 talks on the Importance of Statistics at UPC Math Major's Circle

Release Date: 15 November 2018
Reference Number: 2018-NA07-023
PSA 7 talks on the Importance of Statistics  at UPC Math Major's Circle

The PSA 7 was invited by the University of the Philippines Cebu Math Major’s Circle (UPCMMC) as Guest Speaker during their 29th National Statistics Month (NSM) opening ceremony on 1 October 2018.

Engr. Felixberto M. Sato, Jr. Senior Statistical Specialist of PSA 7 graced the annual celebration at UP Cebu campus and talked about the importance of statistics in countryside development. In line with this, the 29th NSM has for its theme – “Exploring Philippine Wonders in Numbers: Statistics Towards Sustainable Tourism Development”. He emphasized that the theme reflects the relevance of statistics in achieving a sustainable and progressive tourism growth for our country. Furthermore, the theme also focuses on the need for statistics to identify potential tourism havens and also areas which require intervention.

Data presentations were also done on the latest statistical data generated by PSA in relation to tourism. The result of 2016 Household Survey on Domestic Visitors (HSDV) and the Philippine Tourism Satellite Account (PTSA) of 2017 compiled by the PSA were presented for data appreciation among math major’s students.


31st NSM Activities

Venue /Time
01 October 2020
Press Release
Local Newspaper / Regional Website
02 - 03 October 2020
Opening Ceremony 
2, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, and 29 October 2020
Trivia Quiz
Regional FB Page
1-31 October 2020
Statistical Exhibit, with infographics leaflets/flyers
CRS Outlet
1-31 October 2020
Statistical Data Results, & e-Bulletin for statistical information in CRS TV
CRS Outlet
1-31 October 2020
Hanging of the 31th NSM Streamer/Tarpaulin (4 ft x 9 ft)/ Balloons
Data Dissemination forum
Training on Basic Editing (Photo/Videos) PSA RSSO 7
27 October 2020
Essay Writing Contest 
Poster Making Contest 
Digital Film Shorts Contest 
TBA Kapihan sa PIA (Virtual) PIA
23 October 2020 Statistical Quiz for PSA RSSO VII Personnel PSA RSSO 7
TBA Recap of 31st NSM Conducted Activities via FB Page Regional FB Page
20 October 2020
NSM Closing and World Statistics Day Celebration with the Theme: "Connecting the world with data we can trust"
BSP Cebu Regional Office, Osmeña Boulevard, Cebu City