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Requested from POEA by Janice Morales at 04:15 PM on Jul 19, 2019.
Purpose: Dissertation
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2018 - 07/01/2019
Tracking no: #POEA-737996967848

Janice 04:15 PM, Jul 19, 2019

I would like to request data on OFWs such as the Top sending Regions, Provinces, Towns in the Philippines. and if possible the population distribution of of OFWs among the top sending municipalities/cities within the top 10 provinces that are also within the top 3 sending regions in the country.  These data will help me in  creating my sampling design for my dissertation. Thank you very much for your assistance.
July 19, 2019

Dear Janice,


Thank you for your request dated Jul 19, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for OFW Data.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have  the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) , or resubmit your request addressed to the correct agency on the eFOI portal.

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Thank you.

Nascel Gabito
FOI Officer

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