National Statistics Month

NSM Release

PSA Celebrates the 31st National Statistics Month

Release Date: 1 October 2020
Reference Number: 2020-PR07-002

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 31st National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration this October 2020.  

Pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation No. 647 signed by President Corazon C. Aquino on September 29, 1990 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.  

This October NSM celebration will carry the theme “Bridging Digital Gaps: Making Information Available To All.” The theme anchors on the availability of information for all in digital and computer technologies adopting faster and better delivery of timely and quality statistics for sound policies and programs that are produced through effective innovations. The Filipino people will be assured of the achievement of the country’s long-term vision of a comfortable life for all. During the whole-month NSM Celebration, the World’s Statistics Day will also be observed on October 20, 2020 which will also be participated in by statistical and other line agencies. For Central Visayas, the virtual opening ceremony is scheduled on 5 October 2020 where the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) is this year’s NSM host.   

With this, the PSA is encouraging the local government units, national government agencies and the general public to participate in the celebration of the 31st NSM nationwide. Several lined-up activities to the month-long celebration includes: press/media forum, radio program guest and interview, conduct of statistical/trivia quiz, essay writing and slogan & poster making contest, lecture and info dissemination, film showing and statistical exhibits among others.  

For more details and announcements, kindly visit the NSM webpage at or our regional NSM webpage at http://rsso07.psa.gov.ph/nsm.

 

ARIEL E. FLORENDO
Regional Director

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31st NSM Activities

Date
Activity
Venue /Time
01 October 2020
Press Release
Local Newspaper / Regional Website
02 - 03 October 2020
Opening Ceremony 
Virtual 
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
PSA RSSO 7
TBA
Data Dissemination forum
PSA RSSO 7
TBA
Training on Basic Editing (Photo/Videos) PSA RSSO 7
27 October 2020
Essay Writing Contest 
Poster Making Contest 
Digital Film Shorts Contest 
Virtual
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