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Date: 2022-06-17 19:59:10.989806
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Date: 2022-06-30 16:05:15.699186
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Requested from PIDS by M. Pascua at 07:59 PM on
Jun 17, 2022.
Purpose: Academic Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2021 - 01/01/2022
Tracking no: #PIDS-020492499551
June 30, 2022 Dear Ma. Ysabelle Pascua, Thank you for your request dated June 17, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch. Your request You requested for data on the following topic: • Most recent income brackets of different social classes in the Philippines. Response to your request While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance, this Office does not produce the data you have requested. PIDS makes use of administrative data from other agencies for its research studies. However, you may want to get in touch directly with the Philippine Statistics Authority (https://psa.gov.ph/) to request the data that you need. Also, you may want to look at the following PIDS publications related to the data that you are requesting: • PIDS Discussion Paper Series No. 2020-22: Poverty, the Middle Class, and Income Distribution amid COVID-19 (https://pidswebs.pids.gov.ph/CDN/PUBLICATIONS/pidsdps2022.pdf; and • PIDS Policy Notes No. 2018-18: Defining and profiling the middle class (https://pidswebs.pids.gov.ph/CDN/PUBLICATIONS/pidspn1818.pdf). Kindly check other PIDS publications that are available on our website (link here: https://www.pids.gov.ph/publications). For further assistance, you may review the FAQ section of the eFOI site: https://www.foi.gov.ph/help. 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 Central Appeals and Review Committee through email@example.com. 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. Respectfully, Novie Salcedo FOI Officer
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