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OFW Remittances from 1985 to 2018; Poverty Statistics from 1985 to 2018

Requested from PSA by Dannela Galias at 05:26 PM on Sep 11, 2020.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/1985 - 12/31/2018
Tracking no: #PSA-269913905658

Dannela 05:26 PM, Sep 11, 2020

Hi! May I kindly request for national level data from 1985 to 2018 on the following:

1) OFW remittances
2) Poverty statistics
- annual poverty threshold
- annual per capita poverty threshold
- poverty incidence among population and among families
- magnitude of poor population and poor families
- gini coefficient
- income gap
- poverty gap
3) Per Capita Gross Domestic Product, in constant 2018 prices, in pesos
4) Per Capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Growth Rate
5) Peso per US Dollar Exchange Rate
6) Inflation rate
7) Consumer Price Index

Thank you very much.

FOI Receiving 06:13 PM, Sep 11, 2020

September 11, 2020

Dear Dannela,

Thank you for your request dated Sep 11, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for OFW Remittances from 1985 to 2018; Poverty Statistics from 1985 to 2018.

We received your request on Sep 11, 2020 and will respond on or before Oct 02, 2020 05:26:52 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://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEFBTQS0yNjk5MTM5MDU2NTgM, for request with ticket number #PSA-269913905658.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

KMCD
FOI Officer

Simonette 06:46 PM, Sep 16, 2020

September 16, 2020

Dear Dannela Galias,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Sep 11, 2020 05:26:52 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You asked for OFW Remittances from 1985 to 2018; Poverty Statistics from 1985 to 2018.

We were able to determine that this particular information is already available online and therefore cannot be counted as a valid FOI request. Please be informed that all your requested data are available on our website. Kindly refer to the following data and links:

1. Data on OFW remittances- Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF) (data is from 2019-1995)
https://psa.gov.ph/content/survey-overseas-filipinos-sof
https://psa.gov.ph/statistics/survey/labor-and-employment/survey-overseas-filipinos/table

You may also check the data in the Yearbook of Labor Statistics (YLS), under the Chapter for Overseas Filipino Workers, (TABLE 14.1 Deployed Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and Total Remittances from Overseas Filipinos: 1984 - 2005)
https://psa.gov.ph/content/yearbook-labor-statistics-yls
2006 YLS
https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/YLS%202006.pdf

2. Data on poverty statistics- Poverty Statistics
https://psa.gov.ph/content/poverty-statistics
https://psa.gov.ph/poverty-press-releases/data

3-4. Data on Per Capita Gross Domestic Product and GDP Growth Rate- National Accounts 
https://psa.gov.ph/national-accounts/base-2018/data-series
https://psa.gov.ph/content/national-accounts

You may also check the data on the previous editions of the Philippine Statistical Yearbook, under the Chapter for National/ Economic Accounts
http://www.psa.gov.ph/publication-category/yearbooks
https://psa.gov.ph/products-and-services/publications/philippine-statistical-yearbook

OpenSTAT database- Economic Accounts, National Accounts of the Philippines Annual; National Accounts
http://openstat.psa.gov.ph/
http://openstat.psa.gov.ph/PXWeb/pxweb/en/DB/DB__2B__NA__AN__1SUM/?tablelist=true

5. Data on Peso per US Dollar Exchange Rate- Philippine Statistical Yearbook, under International Statistics
http://www.psa.gov.ph/publication-category/yearbooks
https://psa.gov.ph/products-and-services/publications/philippine-statistical-yearbook

6-7. Data on inflation Rate- Consumer Price Index and Inflation rate 
https://psa.gov.ph/price-indices/cpi-ir/downloads

You may also check the data on the previous editions of the Philippine Statistical Yearbook, under the Chapter for Income and Prices
http://www.psa.gov.ph/publication-category/yearbooks
https://psa.gov.ph/products-and-services/publications/philippine-statistical-yearbook

Inflation rate (1995-2018)
http://openstat.psa.gov.ph/PXWeb/pxweb/en/DB/DB__3K__E1/0063K3F1060.px/table/tableViewLayout1/?rxid=d582583a-f7d7-485f-817e-ba63ed221590

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Thank you.

Respectfully,


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

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