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Philippine Income Classes May 2023

Requested from PIDS by M. Reyes at 07:42 PM on May 16, 2023.
Purpose: Research Instrument needed for our study
Date of Coverage: 05/16/2023 - 05/16/2023
Tracking no: #PIDS-893386006171

Reyes 07:42 PM, May 16, 2023

Hello good evening! We would like to request a certified copy of Philippine Income Classes issued latest this year for our research purpose. We are currently taking up the strand Humanities and Social Sciences and in line with that is our subject Research Report.

Salcedo 07:47 PM, May 16, 2023

May 16, 2023

Dear Mr. Reyes:

Thank you for your request dated May 16, 2023, under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

We received your request today, May 16, 2023, and will respond on or before June 6, 2023, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Thank you,

FOI Receiving Officer

Reyes 07:57 PM, May 16, 2023

         Thank you so much for receiving my request. I'm really hoping for a positive response on or before June 6.  I really appreciated your rapid response. God bless!


June 1, 2023

Dear Mr. Reyes,


Thank you for your request dated May 16, 2023 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:
•	Certified copy of Philippine Income Classes issued latest this year

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 ( 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 (; and
•	PIDS Policy Notes No. 2018-18: Defining and profiling the middle class (

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

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