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PSA Successfully Registers 60,912 4Ps Beneficiaries in Region 6 Through Family Development Session Colocation Activity

The Philippine Statistics Authority – Regional Statistical Services Office VI (PSA-RSSO VI) has successfully registered 60,912 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in Region 6 as part of the Family Development Session (FDS) colocation activity. This initiative stems from a partnership between the PSA and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), aimed at integrating the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) authentication as an equivalency for the FDS requirement.

PSA Rolls Out Demographic Information Updating Services for National ID System in Select Provinces in Region 6

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has initiated the gradual rollout of services to update demographic information in the National ID system across select provinces. This update allows registered individuals to change or correct entries such as name, marital status, sex, date or place of birth, address, blood type, and correct any clerical and/or typographical errors.

PSA RSSO VI holds Meeting for the Regional Census-CBMS Coordinating Board in Western Visayas

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), together with the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) VI, and members of the Regional Census-CBMS Coordinating Board (RCCB), convened on 13 May 2024 on the preparation for the 2024 Census of Population and Community-Based Monitoring System (POPCEN-CBMS) roll-out in the region.

Western Visayas’ household spending grows by 5.8 percent in 2023

The economic performance of the region is measured annually using production (Gross Regional Domestic Product or GRDP) and expenditure (Gross Regional Domestic Expenditure or GRDE) approaches. The GRDE is defined as the sum of all the final uses of goods and services by residents of the region in the domestic territory plus their expenditures in other regions including the rest of the world and rest of the Philippines.

Western Visayas grows by 7.2 percent in 2023; hits one trillion pesos in economic value

The economy of Western Visayas grew by 7.2 percent in 2023, bringing the total value of the economy at Php 1.024 trillion. The 2023 growth is slower than the 9.3 percent recorded in 2022. The growth was fueled by the positive performances of all industries, except for Agriculture, forestry, and fishing (AFF) which registered a contraction of 3.7 percent. The following industries posted double-digit growths in 2023: Accommodation and food service, 37.0 percent, Other services, 24.6 percent, Transportation and storage, 16.9 percent, Construction, 15.8 percent, Public administration and defense, compulsory social activities, 11.2 percent, Financial and insurance activities, 10.2 percent, and Electricity, steam, water and waste management, 10.1 percent.