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The Total Number of Persons with Disability in the Philippines as of 2015

Requested from PSA by R. Guarde at 04:47 PM on Oct 18, 2021.
Purpose: Product Proposal Presentation for Amputees Group Organization
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015
Tracking no: #PSA-213617361961

Guarde 04:47 PM, Oct 18, 2021

Hi,

I would like to request your good office for the following information:
1. Total Number of Persons with Disability for 2015
2. Percentage of Amputees in the Philippines
3. Area or location of largest number of amputees
4. Age and gender bracket or range of amputees
5. Cause of amputation (disease, accident, inborn/congenital)

I hope you grant my request for my presentation in the PWD Amputee group for our proposal project 

Thank you so much.

Navea 12:46 PM, Nov 03, 2021

November 3, 2021

Dear Roselyn Guarde,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Oct 18, 2021 04:47:31 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You asked for The Total Number of Persons with Disability in the Philippines as of 2015.

Your FOI request is approved. 

Please be informed that our data on disability is only available on our decennial census of population. Hence, our latest data is based on our CPH 2010: 
https://psa.gov.ph/population-and-housing/statistical-tables
https://psa.gov.ph/content/census-population-and-housing-report

Our 2020 CPH results for this indicator is not yet available for public use. 

But you may try to check our data based on our National Disability Prevalence Survey:
https://psa.gov.ph/ndps/disability-survey-id/138567
https://psa.gov.ph/content/national-disability-prevalence-survey

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Cesar Reynaldo V. Vinuya
Assistant National Statistician
Information Technology and Dissemination Service

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