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Number of homeless, unattached or abused elderly

Requested from DSWD by Kivmar Pamintuan at 08:13 PM on Feb 12, 2019.
Purpose: Thesis research
Date of Coverage: 02/12/2012 - 02/12/2019
Tracking no: #DSWD-325851373021

Kivmar 08:13 PM, Feb 12, 2019

Hi! I would like to request for information regarding:

▪Number of elderly in the Philippines - per region
▪Number of elderly below the poverty line
▪Number of Home for the Aged in the Philippines - per region
▪Number of Home for the Aged intended for poor, homeless and unattached elderly in the Philippines

Myrna 09:10 AM, Feb 13, 2019

February 13, 2019

Dear Kivmar,

Thank you for your request dated Feb 12, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Number of homeless, unattached or abused elderly.

We received your request on Feb 12, 2019 and will respond on or before Mar 05, 2019 08:13:21 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/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEURTV0QtMzI1ODUxMzczMDIxDA, for request with ticket number #DSWD-325851373021.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Myrna Reyes
FOI Officer

Carlo Florendo 03:58 PM, Feb 13, 2019

13 February 2019

Dear Mr. Kivmar Pamintuan:

You requested for the following: “(1) Number of elderly in the Philippines – per region, (2) Number of elderly below the poverty line, (3) Number of Home for the Aged in the Philippines -per region and (4) Number of Home for the Aged intended for poor, homeless and unattached elderly in the Philippines.”

Unfortunately, the DSWD only has information regarding numbers (3) and (4). Thus, we shall partially grant your request and we shall refer your request with respect to these matters to the proper DSWD office/s.

Under Republic Act 10625 (the “Philippine Statistical Act of 2013”), the Philippine Statistics Authority is the government agency responsible for preparing and conducting periodic censuses on population, housing, agriculture, fisheries, business, industry and other sectors of the economy. The PSA may have the data you need regarding statistics on the elderly. Hence, you may wish to direct your request on numbers (1) and (2) to the PSA by submitting a request to the PSA via this portal. You may also contact the PSA by telephone at 462-6600 locals 839, 833 and 834 or via email at info@psa.gov.ph.

Very truly yours,

Carlo Florendo C. Castro
FOI Decision Maker

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