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statistics showing the civil status of ofws

Requested from OWWA by Peachy Araza at 08:54 AM on Jan 08, 2019.
Purpose: research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2016 - 01/01/2017
Tracking no: #OWWA-665112148716

Peachy 08:54 AM, Jan 08, 2019

hi! i would like to request the number of ofw who are married, the number of ofws who experienced marital separation,number of left behind spouses of ofws
January 10, 2019

Dear Peachy Araza,


Thank you for your request dated Jan 08, 2019 08:54:22 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You asked for statistics showing the civil status of ofws.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have [data on the number of OFW who are married, number of OFWs who experienced marital separation and number of left behind spouses of OFWs ].   However, you may wish to contact Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and/or Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)  at respectively, or resubmit your request addressed to the correct agency on the eFOI portal at www.poea.gov.ph and www. psa.gov.ph.

For further assistance you may review the FAQ section of the eFOI site: https://www.foi.gov.ph/help.

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdc through his email:  admin.cacdac@owwa.gov.ph. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.


Aurea E. Rivero
FOI Officer

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