Press Releases

PSA X to Conduct the July 2019 Labor Force Survey (LFS) and 2019 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS)

 
The Philippine Statistics Authority X (PSA –X) will conduct the July 2019 Labor Force Survey (LFS) and 2019 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS) this July 8-31, 2019 in its five provinces, namely; Bukidnon, Camiguin, Lanao del Norte, Misamis Occidental and Misamis Oriental.
 
A total of 2,568 systematically and randomly selected sample households in Region X were identified as respondents. Around 37 Hired Statistical Researchers will be deployed across the region to conduct the interviews.
 

Region X Economy Grows Faster by 7.0% in 2018

The economy of Northern Mindanao grew by 7.0 percent in 2018. This expansion was faster than the recorded economic growth of 5.8 percent in 2017. The acceleration was driven by Industry and Services.
 
Among the three major economic industries, Services remained to have the largest share of the region’s economy with 44.1 percent, followed by Industry with 35.6 percent and Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing with 20.3 percent. 
 

Region X Joins Celebration of the 29th National Statistics Month

The Regional Statistics Committee X (RSC X) has lined up series of activities for the 29th NSM celebration this October. This year’s celebration is anchored on the theme, “Exploring Philippine Wonders in Numbers: Statistics towards Sustainable Tourism Development.”  It underscores the relevance of the statistics in achieving a sustainable development and progressive tourism growth for our country and emphasizes the need for statistics to identify potential tourism havens and areas which require intervention.
 

PSA X Seeks Support to the 2018 Family Income & Expenditure Survey

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will conduct the 2018 Family Income and Expenditure Survey (2018 FIES) which covers 180,000 households and involves around 6,800 Statistical Researchers and Field Personnel nationwide. Such sample size is deemed sufficient to provide reliable estimates of income and expenditure at the national, regional, provincial and highly urbanized city (HUC) levels. 
 

PSA RSSO X Enjoins Support for the National Migration Survey

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in collaboration with the University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI), holds the National Migration Survey across the country in 45,000 housing units  over 900 cities and municipalities from May to August 2018. The NMS aims to provide information on the mobility of Philippine population in orders to assist policymakers and program managers in evaluating and designing strategies for improving services and assistance to people going abroad or moving within the country. 
 

Northern Mindanao’s Economy Posts 5.9 Percent Growth in 2017

 
The economy of Northern Mindanao posted a 5.9 percent growth in 2017, slower as compared with the 7.5 percent growth recorded in 2016. Among the major economic sectors, Services had the fastest growth at 6.6 percent, lower than previous year’s growth of 8.3 percent. Industry decelerated to 5.9 percent compared with the 9.8 percent growth in 2016. Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing grew by 4.7 percent, faster than 2.4 percent growth in the previous year.