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Number of overseas filipino worker working in Taiwan

Requested from OWWA by M. Hinay at 03:13 PM on Feb 21, 2023.
Purpose: For Academic Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2021
Tracking no: #OWWA-799731623857

Hinay 03:13 PM, Feb 21, 2023

Hi! Good day po. I would like to request number of OFW working in Taiwan for the year 2019-2021. Thank you.

D. Erum 05:44 PM, Feb 21, 2023

February 21, 2023

Dear Ms. Mary Melody Hinay,

Thank you for your request dated Feb 21, 2023 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for number of Filipino  working in Taiwan.

We received your request on Feb 21, 2023 and will respond on or before Mar 14, 2023 03:13:01 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://zcwd20190208-dot-efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEU9XV0EtNzk5NzMxNjIzODU3DA, for request with ticket number #OWWA-799731623857.

Thank you.


Ma. Cynthia D. Erum
OWWA-FOI Officer

Torres 06:03 PM, Feb 21, 2023

February 21, 2023

Dear Ms. Mary Melody Hinay,


Thank you for your request dated Feb 21, 2023 03:13:01 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch for data on OFWs working in Taiwan.

Ms. Hinay be correctly informed that the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is a welfare institution that provides social benefits and protection to its member-OFWs and their family.

Hence, the most appropriate government agency mandate to keep data bases for documented overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) is the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).  Visit their official website at www.poea.gov.ph for details.  You may likewise seek the assistance of the Philippine Statistics Authority, the data repository government  . 

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 the OWWA- FOI Decision Makers at email: foi_dm@owwa.gov.ph. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response and should be made within FIFTEEN (15) calendar days from the date you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within THIRTY (30) calendar days from the date we received your review request.

However, if you are still 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.


Deputy Administrator
OWWA-FOI Decision Maker

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