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Annual LGU fiscal data for 2017 and 2018 (by municipality)

Requested from BLGF by Pauline Macaraeg at 04:33 PM on Oct 17, 2018.
Purpose: Research and reporting
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2017 - 10/17/2018
Tracking no: #BLGF-892409353872

Pauline 04:33 PM, Oct 17, 2018


I'm Pauline Macaraeg and I'm a data journalist for Entrepreneur Philippines. I'm writing to request the fiscal data of LGUs broken down by municipalities for the years 2017 and 2018 (if available).

I looked for the said data on your website but the links provided don't load.

Hope you could help me with this request. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me at pauline.macaraeg@summitmedia.com.ph.

Thanks and looking forward to hearing from you!

ROSALIA B. 02:45 PM, Oct 18, 2018

October 18, 2018

Dear Pauline,

Thank you for your request dated Oct 17, 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Annual LGU fiscal data for 2017 and 2018 (by municipality).

We received your request on Oct 17, 2018 and will respond on or before Nov 07, 2018 04:33:29 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/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEUJMR0YtODkyNDA5MzUzODcyDA, for request with ticket number #BLGF-892409353872.

Thank you.


FOI Officer

MA. PAMELA P. 08:23 AM, Oct 24, 2018

October 24, 2018

Dear Pauline Macaraeg,


Thank you for your request dated Oct 17, 2018 04:33:29 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Annual LGU fiscal data for 2017 and 2018 (by municipality).

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. Attached herewith is a copy of the information you requested. Please be informed that the FY 2017 data is preliminary and undergoing review and approval process as of this time. The data is also posted in our website under Statistics Page (http://blgf.gov.ph/lgu-fiscal-data/). On the other hand, the FY 2018 data is not yet available as of this time.

Your right to request a review

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 the Bureau's Executive Director Niño Raymond B. Alvina. 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).

The data presented were based on the Statement of Receipts and Expenditures (SRE) reports submitted by the local government units (LGUs), through the local treasurers, using the electronic SRE (eSRE) system of the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF). 

The BLGF takes reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of financial data available. However, the BLGF assumes no responsibility for consequences, including direct, indirect, special or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with the use or misuse of any information that is available. The user shall have the sole responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the data.

The BLGF uses its official website as the main medium of disclosing official information to the public. Such information include, but not limited to, quarterly and annual financial and physical data sets and reports, annual reports, opinion and rulings, circulars, directives, and other information related to local assessment and treasury operations, statement of revenues and expenditures, and press/media releases, which are considered by the Bureau as material information. 

The data may be cited or reproduced in whole or in part provided that the BLGF is duly informed and/or recognized. Users are restricted from reselling, redistributing or creating plagiaristic works for viable purposes without the expressed or written permission of BLGF.

Thank you.


FOI Decision Maker


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