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Distribution of Filipino Population by Cities | Municipalities, and by Income Groups

Requested from PIDS by J. Rosales at 02:52 PM on Mar 11, 2021.
Purpose: Research and Development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2019 - 01/01/2021
Tracking no: #PIDS-117606348112

Rosales 02:52 PM, Mar 11, 2021


I would like to request the latest available data on the:

*Distribution of the Filipino Population by Cities and municipalities and by Income group

Thank you very much!

March 18, 2021

Dear Mr. Rosales,


Thank you for your request dated March 11, 2021 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:
•	Distribution of the Filipino Population by City and Municipality and by Income group (01/01/2019-01/01/2021)

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance, this Office does not produce the data set 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 other government agencies, such as the Philippine Statistics Authority ( to request the data set that you need. 

Also, you may want to look at the following PIDS publication and databases that are related to the data set that you are requesting:
•	DP 2020-22: Poverty, the Middle Class, and Income Distribution amid COVID-19 (
•	PIDS Economic and Social Database:  Actual Population by Province: based on Censuses 1990 to 2015: (
•	PIDS Geographic Information Systems (GIS)-based Philippine Socioeconomic Profile (

Kindly check other PIDS publications that are available on our website (link here:

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