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Total number of schools, college graduates & literacy rate

Requested from PIDS by a. palmiery at 04:54 PM on Sep 14, 2017.
Purpose: Thesis writing
Date of Coverage: 01/01/1985 - 12/31/2016
Tracking no: #PIDS-147959865935

palmiery 04:54 PM, Sep 14, 2017

I am humbly requesting for these sets of data:

Period: Earliest year available up to 2016

Scope: Laguna cities and municipalities: 
San Pedro		Sta. Rosa		San Pablo		
Sta. Cruz		Los Baños		Calamba
If these are not available, Region IV-A CALABARZON regional type of data will do.

Any data about education sector if any of the following are not available:
-Total number of schools (elementary, secondary & tertiary; public & private combined)
- number of yearly college graduates
-literacy rate

February 27, 2018

Dear Angelo,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 14, 2017 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Total number of schools, college graduates and literacy rate for the earliest available period up to 2016 in Laguna cities and municipalities (i.e. San Pedro, Sta. Rosa, San Pablo, Sta. Cruz, Los Baños, Calamba). You mentioned that if these are not available, Region IV-A CALABARZON regional type of data will do.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the raw data for the information you have requested. However, you may want to get in touch with Commission on Higher Education, or Functional Literacy, Education and Mass Media (FLEMMS) of PSA (link: For Elementary and secondary schools you may also get in touch with DepEd or please check Basic Education Information System (BEIS), link available here: Additionally, The Countryside in Figures of the Philippine Statistics Authority can also help you out:

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