Philippine Statistics Authority
Region VI - Western Visayas
 
FRED S. SOLLESTA
Regional Director - Regional Statistical Services Office VI
 
Villanueva Bldg.
Iznart St. 
Iloilo City 5000 
Tel no.:   (033) 335-0316 
Telefax:  (033) 335-0907

Region VI Statistical Figures

Population
As of Aug 2015 (including Negros Occidental and Bacolod City)
7,536,383
Gross Regional Domestic Product
As of 2019
P915.3B
Inflation Rate (2012 = 100)
March 2021
5.4%
Consumer Price Index (2012 = 100)
March 2021
130.8
Purchasing Power of Peso (2012 = 100)
March 2021
0.76
Employment Rate
January 2021 (Preliminary)
90.9%
Unemployment Rate
January 2021 (Preliminary)
9.1%
Underemployment Rate
January 2021 (Preliminary)
21.1%
Labor Force Participation Rate
January 2021 (Preliminary)
62.6%
Basic Literacy of population 10 to 64 years old
As of 2019
93.8%
Functional Literacy of population 10 to 64 years old
As of 2019
91.3%
Poverty Incidence Among Families
As of 2018
11.9%
Poverty Incidence Among Population
As of 2018
16.4%
Annual Per Capita Poverty Threshold Php 24,473
   

 

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Release Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2021
The official newsletter of PSA RSSO VI is called Hitabo, which means "happenings" in Hiligaynon. It is a quarterly publication which which is comprised of the activities conducted by PSA RSSO VI and also includes the statistical outputs as well as the products and services provided by the office. Read more about 2021 1st Qtr. Newsletter - Hitabo.

 

Reference Number: 2021-SR09
Release Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2021
This special release presents selected information on Women and Men in Western Visayas. Data provided in this special release were taken from the latest available data from various census and surveys of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and other data sources from various government agencies. Read more about Special Release on Women and Men in Western Visayas 2020.

 

Reference Number: 2021-SR08
Release Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2021
This special release presents the 4th Quarter 2020 Consumer Price Index (CPI), Inflation Rate and Purchasing Power of the Peso (PPP) of Western Visayas. Data provided in this special release were taken from the results of the Bi-weekly Survey of Retail Prices of Commodities and Services for Generation of the CPI and the Weekly Survey of Retail Prices of Petroleum Products in Areas Outside NCR (AONCR). The CPI is a widely known indicator used to analyze the economic situation of the region and to monitor economic policies and development. Read more about Special Release on CPI for All Income Households in Western Visayas - 4th Quarter 2020.

 

Release Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Quickstat is PSA's most requested statistics. Published every month, it contains the previous month's estimates of CPI and inflation rate plus the most recent foreign and domestic trade figures. It also contains statistics on labor and employment, manufacturing indices, family income and expenditures, population statistics and private building construction. All statistics presented are the results of various censuses and surveys conducted, and administrative forms processed by the PSA. Read more about Western Visayas Quickstat - February 2021.

 

Reference Number: 2021–SR07
Release Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021
The Labor Force Survey (LFS) is a nationwide survey of households conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) to gather data on the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the population. The LFS aims to provide a quantitative framework for the preparation of plans and formulation of policies affecting the labor market. Read more about Special Release on Employment Situation in Western Visayas - January 2021.

 

Reference Number: 2021–SR06
Release Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021
This special release presents the preliminary result of 4th quarter of 2020 Fisheries volume and value of production of Western Visayas. The 4th quarter of 2019 data were also included in this special release to obtain analysis on the changes and comparison of fisheries volume and value of production in the region. Read more about Special Release on Fisheries Production in Western Visayas - 4th Quarter 2020.

 

Release Date: Sunday, February 28, 2021
Quickstat is PSA's most requested statistics. Published every month, it contains the previous month's estimates of CPI and inflation rate plus the most recent foreign and domestic trade figures. It also contains statistics on labor and employment, manufacturing indices, family income and expenditures, population statistics and private building construction. All statistics presented are the results of various censuses and surveys conducted, and administrative forms processed by the PSA. Read more about Western Visayas Quickstat - January 2021.

 

Reference Number: 2021PR-06
Release Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
The Step 2 Registration of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) has started in Iloilo and Negros Occidental through gradual and small-scale basis last 02 February 2021. Read more about Press Release: Gradual rollout of PhilSys Step 2 Registration ramps up in Iloilo and Negros Occidental.

 

Reference Number: 2021PR-05
Release Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
ILOILO CITY – PSA RSSO VI personnel in coordination with the office of City Civil Registrar of Passi City Iloilo, headed by E. Arevalo attended the mobile registration in Barangay Dalicanan, Passi City on 26 January 2021. Punong Barangay Bonifacio G. Panes warmly welcomed the team of PSA RSSO VI and the public. Read more about Press Release: PSA RSSO VI Personnel Attends Mobile Registration in Passi City, Iloilo.

 

Reference Number: 2021–SR05
Release Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2021
This Special Release presents the results of the 2018 Census of Philippine Business Industry (CPBI) in Western Visayas. Read more about Special Release on the 2018 Census of Philippine Business and Industry Results.

 

Reference Number: 2021PR-04
Release Date: Friday, January 29, 2021
The Philippine Statistics Authority Regional Statistical Services Office VI (PSA RSSO VI) spearheads the 31st Civil Registration Month with this year’s theme “Strengthening Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Digital Information: The Ways to Manage the New Normal.” This annual celebration is pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 682 declaring the month of February of every year as Civil Registration Month affirmed by President Corazon C. Aquino on 28 January 1991. Read more about Press Release: PSA RSSO VI Celebrates 2021 Civil Registration Month.

 

Reference Number: 2021PR-03
Release Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
In the upcoming gradual roll-out of PhilSys Step 2 registration in Region VI tentatively this February 2021, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) emphasizes to the individuals interviewed during PhilSys Step 1 registration the necessary supporting documents to be brought to the LGU-based registration centers. Read more about Press Release: PSA emphasizes the necessary supporting documents for upcoming PhilSys Step 2 Registration.

 

Reference Number: 2021PR-02
Release Date: Friday, January 15, 2021
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) informs the public that the continuation of assisted or tablet-based Step 1 Registration for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) is scheduled to resume on 18 January 2021. The initial phase of this year’s Step 1 Registration will run from 18 January to 31 March 2021 which is to pre-register 14.9 million Filipinos and resident aliens, 5 years old and above, nationwide. Read more about Press Release: PhilSys Step 1 Registration presses onwards this January 2021.

 

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