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The number of single/solo parent households in the Philippines

Requested from PSA by Mariah Camille Oliveros at 08:59 PM on Jul 13, 2020.
Purpose: Research paper on the Solo Parents' Welfare Act of 2000
Date of Coverage: 07/13/2015 - 07/13/2020
Tracking no: #PSA-649715254713

Mariah Camille 08:59 PM, Jul 13, 2020

Hello! I would like to request information regarding the latest number of single/solo parent households in the Philippines and, if possible, their economic status. 

This is for a research paper I am writing on the topic. Thank you.

FOI Receiving 11:05 PM, Jul 14, 2020

July 14, 2020

Dear Mariah Camille,

Thank you for your request dated Jul 13, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for The number of single/solo parent households in the Philippines.

We received your request on Jul 13, 2020 and will respond on or before Aug 03, 2020 08:59:46 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEFBTQS02NDk3MTUyNTQ3MTMM, for request with ticket number #PSA-649715254713.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

KMCD
FOI Officer

Simonette 03:24 PM, Jul 22, 2020

July 22, 2020

Dear Mariah Camille Oliveros,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Jul 13, 2020 08:59:46 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You asked for The number of single/solo parent households in the Philippines.

Your FOI request is approved. 

In reference to your data request,, please see attached tabulated data on Solo Parens as generated from POPCEN 2015.

For additional info, you may check:
Solo Parent's Welfare Act and Parental Leave:
https://psa.gov.ph/content/q-solo-parents-welfare-act-and-parental-leave

For data on spousal separations, NDHS:
https://psa.gov.ph/content/national-demographic-and-health-survey-ndhs

However, our data on employment, is limited to the results of our Labor Force Survey:
https://psa.gov.ph/statistics/survey/labor-and-employment/labor-force-survey

Should you need additional information, you may contact us using the reply function on the eFOI portal.

We would love to hear your Feedback so we can improve our services.  Kindly fill out the PSA Customer feedback form from this link: https://goo.gl/forms/J8QrjkKm0ui9zB9n1

Thank you.

Respectfully,


Mr. Noel G. Perez
(Information Technology Officer III)
Officer-in-Charge
Information Technology and Dissemination Service

Attachments:
 2015 Solo Parents.xlsx

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