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Information on Ageing

Requested from PIDS by R. Blancaflor at 10:31 PM on Oct 06, 2019.
Purpose: Architectural Thesis
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2010 - 01/01/2019
Tracking no: #PIDS-575195310797

Blancaflor 10:31 PM, Oct 06, 2019

Hi! I would like to request the Following: 

1. Research About Ageing in the Philippines
2. Data about possible effects of Ageing Society in the Philippines.

Thank you

October 9, 2019

Dear Russel Lois,


Thank you for your request dated Oct 06, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You requested for a copy of research on aging in the Philippines and a copy of the data on ageing population.
•	Ageing in the Philippines
•	Possible effects of ageing society in the Philippines

Response to your request

On the studies of aging in the Philippines, you may want to look at the following PIDS publications: 

•	DP 2019-09: Silver Linings for the Elderly in the Philippines: Policies and Programs for Senior Citizens (
•	DP 2018-43: Are We Missing Out on the Demographic Dividend? Trends and Prospects  (
•	EID 2017 Vol. XVII No.5: Demographic Dividend (

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

For the data on aging population in the Philippines, this Office does not produce the data you have requested. PIDS makes use of census and survey data from the Philippine Statistics Authority and administrative data from other government agencies for our research studies.  You may want to get in touch directly with the Philippine Statistics Authority for the latest data sets on population trends. 

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