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17 out of 100 Families in Region X are Poor in 2018

In 2018, the proportion of families whose income falls below the poverty threshold (poverty incidence among families) in the region was estimated at 17.2 percent. This is significantly lower by 14.8 percentage points from the recorded poverty incidence in 2015 at 32.0 percent. The 2018 poverty incidence of 17.2 percent translates to around 193 thousand poor families in the region.

Highlights of Consumer Price Index in Northern Mindanao December 2019 (2012=100)

The price of a basket of goods in December 2019 in Northern Mindanao is higher than its prices in 2012 by 25.7 percent…
Figure 1 shows the year-on-year Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Northern Mindanao for the period of November 2018 and 2019 and December 2018 and 2019. December 2019 CPI recorded at 125.7. This implies that the price of goods in December 2018 was 25.7 percent higher than the price of goods in 2012.

Livestock and Poultry Situation in Northern Mindanao, As of July 01, 2019


The total swine inventory as of July 1, 2019, in Region 10 raised at 997,870 heads. It slightly raised by 1.13 percent from the previous year’s level of 986,704 heads. In July 1, 2019, about 59.80 percent or 596,707 heads were raised in backyard farms while the remaining 40.20 percent or 401,163 heads were grown in commercial farms. 


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