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Total Population, May 1, 2020 5,243,539
Annual Population Growth Rate, 2010-2015 1.74%
Average Household Size, August 2015 4.4
Gross Regional Domestic Product, 2020, constant, in billions pesos 832.1
GRDP Growth Rate, 2019-2020 -7.6%
Per capita GRDP, 2020, constant, pesos 157,270
Price Indices  
Consumer Price Index, (2012=100), August 2021 130.1
Inflation Rate, (2012=100), August 2021 6.7%
Purchasing Power of Peso, (2012=100), August 2021 .77
Labor and Employment  
Employment Rate, July 2021 95.04%
Labor Force Participation Rate, July 2021 57.4%



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Reference Number: 2020-003
Release Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
The inflation rate in Davao region jumps at 2.2 percent in January 2020 from the 2.0 percent of the previous month. This is the highest inflation recorded since June 2019 (see figure 1). However, the reported inflation rate is lower as compared to its inflation rate in the previous year (4.7%). The purchasing power of peso (PPP) stayed at 82 centavos (see table 1). Read more about Davao Region's inflation up by 2.2% in January 2020.


Reference Number: 2020-002
Release Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
PhP 10,797 needed to stay out of poverty: Latest estimates released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) shows that a Davaoeño needed PhP2,159 in 2018 to meet his/her monthly basic requirements to stay out of poverty. Hence, Davaoeño families consisting of five members, the average Filipino family size, must have had a regular source of income amounting to PhP129,559 in 2018 or a monthly income of PhP10,797 to be able to meet their most basic food and non-food needs. Thus, a sole wage earner in a five-member family living in Davao region had to work hard in getting the entire family out of poverty with at most PhP355 income per day. Read more about 2018 Poverty Estimates of Davao Region.


Reference Number: 2020-001
Release Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), Regional Statistical Services Office (RSSO) – Davao Region will be conducting a Regional Data Dissemination Forum of the Full Year 2018 Official Poverty Statistics of Davao Region on 31 January 2020 at the Apo View Hotel in Davao City. The activity aims to present the incidence of poverty and other poverty statistics in the region. Likewise, the forum serves as an avenue of discussion on understanding poverty statistics, which could be used as reference to arrive at a better economic planning, decision and policy making, developmental research, and among others. Read more about PSA Davao Region announces the conduct of Regional Data Dissemination Forum on the Full Year 2018 Poverty Statistics.


Reference Number: 2019-015
Release Date: Friday, December 27, 2019
The Regional Statistics Committee (RSC) XI convened its 2019 fourth quarter meeting on 13 December 2019 held at the NEDA-RDC XI Center Conference Hall, Bangkal, Davao City. There were 18 out of 29 members (62.1 percent) attended during the meeting, which was presided by NEDA Regional Director and RSC Chairperson, Director Maria Lourdes D. Lim. During this meeting, following were the business agenda: (1) 30th National Statistics Month Report/14th National Convention on Statistics; Read more about RSC XI conducts 2019 fourth quarter meeting.


Reference Number: 2019-014
Release Date: Monday, November 11, 2019
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)-Davao in coordination with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-Davao Region hosted the 30th National Statistics Month (NSM) Closing Ceremony on 30 October 2019 at the 3/F Conference Room BSP-Davao, Quirino Ave., Davao City. The collaborative activity was attended by various stakeholders in the region, namely, the National Line Agencies, Local Government Units, academe, media and from the private and public banking sectors. On behalf of BSP-Davao Director Atty. Leonides D. Sumbi, Officer-In-Charge Nestor Bastareche gave the Opening Remarks of the activity. His message focused on data innovation for the effective and sound monetary policy. Read more about Davao Region culminates the 30th National Statistics Month.


Reference Number: 2019-013
Release Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Davao Region’s inflation continued to drop to 0.3 in the month of September from 1.5 percent in August 2019. This is the lowest inflation recorded in Davao region since October 2015, in which the inflation rate was 0.7 percent. Relatedly, purchasing power of peso (PPP) remained at 82 centavos. The inflation per province was expected to go down as the Inflation of Davao Region declined. Davao Oriental retained the lowest inflation at negative 1.1 percent in the region, followed by Davao del Norte (0.2%), and Davao del Sur (0.4%). However, Compostela Valley has the highest inflation in the region at 1.2 percent (see Table 1). Read more about Davao Region inflation drops to 0.3% in September 2019.


Reference Number: 2019-012
Release Date: Friday, September 13, 2019
Davao Region’s inflation slowed further to 1.5 percent in August 2019. This is the lowest inflation recorded in Davao region since January 2016, in which the inflation rate was 2.3. Relatedly, purchasing power of peso (PPP) remained at 83 centavos. Expectedly, Inflation rates per province went down, with Davao Oriental having the lowest inflation at negative 0.7 percent, followed by Davao Del Norte (0.9%), and Compostela Valley (1.9). Read more about Davao region’s inflation remained low at 1.5% in August 2019.