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PSA RSSO VI joins the Mass Wedding and Binyagan sa Barangay Celebrations in Provinces of Iloilo

Philippine Statistics Authority Regional Statistical Service Office VI (PSA RSSO VI) joins the celebration of this significant event in different parts of the region. On 25 October 2023, a mass wedding was organized in the municipality of Leganes, Iloilo which was participated by twenty-nine (29) couples.

PSA RSSO 6 Brings PhilSys, CRS Services to over 95,000 Beneficiaries at the Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Fair in Guimbal, Iloilo

Guimbal, Iloilo — In a resounding display of commitment to public service, the Philippine Statistics Authority – Regional Statistical Services Office VI (PSA-RSSO VI) actively participated in the Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Fair (BPSF) hosted at Guimbal National High School, Guimbal, Iloilo, from December 9 to 10, 2023. This collaborative effort brought together 53 government agencies, collectively offering over 160 programs and services aimed at streamlining access to essential information and resources for the community.

Livestock and Poultry Production in Western Visayas: Third Quarter of 2023

Two of the four livestock animal types in Western Visayas recorded increases in production during the third quarter of 2023 compared with the same quarter last year. Carabao production, estimated at 4,542.83 metric tons, grew by 9.7 percent against last year’s production. Similarly, Goat production increased by 10.4 percent, or at 1,656.11 metric tons.

2022 Western Visayas Provincial Product Accounts

All provinces and highly urbanized cities (HUCs) in Western Visayas continued to expand in 2022, with the province of Aklan recording the fastest growth of 22.5 percent. The City of Bacolod, and the City of Iloilo posted annual growths of 9.8 percent, and 9.6 percent, respectively. These three economies posted annual growths faster than the regional growth of 9.3 percent. Meanwhile, the rest of the provinces in the region also registered positive growths.

Fisheries Production in Western Visayas Third Quarter of 2023

The total fisheries production of Western Visayas in the third quarter of 2023 was estimated at 87,661 metric tons. The production decreased by 3.9 percent or about 3,554 metric tons less from the same quarter of 2022’s reported volume of production. The decrease was attributed to the commercial and municipal fisheries sectors with negative 9.4 percent and 9.6 percent, respectively. On the other hand, aquaculture fisheries increased by 1.5 percent.