National Statistics Month

Training on Official Economic and Social Statistics: Statistical Inference and Statistical Software Packages

Training on Official Economic and Social Statistics: Statistical Inference and Statistical Software Packages

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the lead agency of the 29th National Statistics Month in coordination with Regional Statistics Committee - 7 (RSC-7) through its Technical Working Group on Education headed by the Philippine Statistical Association Inc. (PSAI) conducted a four-day training on Official Economic and Demographic Statistics, Statistical Inference and Statistical Software Packages last 23 – 26 October 2018 at the Mezzo Hotel located along Pres. Quezon St., Mabolo, Cebu City.

On the opening program, RD Efren Carreon of NEDA and Chairman of RSC 7 gave the Welcome Remarks and stressed on the importance of statistics to our policy and decision makers. It was followed by an Inspirational Message given by ANS Candido Astrologo, Jr. who gave the participants a glimpse of the different programs and projects that are using statistics and their impact on the community. Then Prof. Nelia S. Ereno, President of PSAI - CV gave the Rationale of the Training as well as the drive to conduct a series of training for all RSC-member agencies in the region.

PSA 7 partnered with CHED 7 for 29th National Statistics Month Activity

PSA 7 partnered with CHED 7 for 29th National Statistics Month Activity

Pursuant to the PSA Memorandum Circular No. 2018-01 “Celebration of the 29th National Statistics Month (NSM) in October 2018” dated 10 July 2018 and signed by Ernesto M. Pernia, Ph.D., Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and Chairperson of the PSA Board, do hereby enjoined 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 celebration of the 29th NSM in October 2018.

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)- RSSO 7 partnered with the Commission on Higher Education (CHED 7) in the conduct on the spot kwentong stats writing contest, poster making contest and digital short film making to Higher Education Institution (HEI) college students both the public and private schools in Region 7 conducted in the afternoon of 5 October 2018. The contest takes into cognizant the year’s NSM theme “Exploring Philippine Wonders in Numbers: Statistics Towards Sustainable Tourism Development.”

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

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.

Central Visayas opens 29th NSM

Central Visayas opens 29th NSM

Central Visayas opens the 29th National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration on 01 October 2018 at the Health Management Complex, Municipality of Dalaguete, Cebu.
This year’s opening ceremony was hosted by the Department of Tourism Region VII (DOT VII) that started with a motorcade from Plaza Independencia, Cebu City to Municipality of Dalaguete. The Municipality of Dalaguete is a recipient of various projects funded by DOT. The kick-off was anchored on the theme “Exploring Philippine Wonders in Numbers: Statistics Towards Sustainable Tourism Development”. The theme reflects the relevance of statistics in achieving a sustainable and progressive tourism growth for our country. It also emphasizes the need for statistics to identify potential tourism havens and also areas which require interventions.

PSA Enjoins All Agencies to Participate in the 29th National Statistics Month Celebration

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.

The Philippine Statistics Authority issues Memorandum Circular No. 2018-01 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 29th National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration in October 2018.

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