Poverty Statistics

2015  POVERTY STATISTICS
Table 1. Annual Per Capita Poverty Threshold, Poverty Incidence and Magnitude of Poor Families, by Region and Province: 1991, 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2015
Region/Province
Annual Per Capita Poverty Threshold
(in Pesos)
Poverty Incidence among Families (%)
Magnitude of Poor Families
Estimates(%)
Coefficient of Variation
Estimate
1991
2006
2009
2012
2015
1991
2006
2009
2012
2015
1991
2006
2009
2012
2015
1991
2006
2009
2012
2015
Philippines
5,949
13,357
16,871
18,935
21,753
29.7
21.0
20.5
19.7
16.5
1.9
2.0
2.0
2.2
3.7
3,554,878
3,809,283
4,036,915
4,214,921
3,746,513
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Region XI
5,653
13,389
17,120
19,967
22,754
34.1
25.4
25.5
25.0
16.6
8.7
8.3
9.3
9.2
14.5
187,065
229,801
252,152
268,957
192,449
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Davao del Norte b/                       
 
13,214
16,863
20,841
24,424
 
26.2
27.2
26.7
26.1
 
21.0
25.2
21.5
24.8
 
48,669
55,869
60,652
52,665
Davao del Sur b/
 
13,298
17,046
19,311
21,846
 
19.6
19.3
20.0
12.0
 
12.9
15.2
14.4
22.7
 
93,824
100,860
113,948
82,554
Davao Oriental b/
 
13,258
16,948
19,323
22,210
 
42.7
44.3
37.8
21.3
 
14.0
10.5
12.3
25.9
 
43,761
49,155
45,429
25,622
Compostela Valley
 
13,911
17,788
20,932
22,740
 
31.3
31.0
30.7
22.0
 
13.6
12.6
20.1
12.0
 
43,546
46,267
48,928
31,608
 
Notes:
a. Provincial estimates  were not generated due to limitations of the sampling design og the 1991 Family Income and Expendeture Survey.
b. Coefficient of variation of 2015 poverty incidence among families is greater than 20%.
c. Caution in utilizing the estimates for these provinces due its very small sample size.
 
Table 2.  Annual Per Capita Poverty Threshold, Poverty Incidence and Magnitude of Poor Population, by Region and Province: 1991, 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2015
Region/Province
Annual Per Capita Poverty Threshold
(in Pesos)
Poverty Incidence among Population (%)
Magnitude of Poor Population
Estimates(%)
Coefficient of Variation
Estimate
1991
2006
2009
2012
2015
1991
2006
2009
2012
2015
1991
2006
2009
2012
2015
1991
2006
2009
2012
2015
Philippines
5,949
13,357
16,871
18,935
21,753
34.4
26.6
26.3
25.2 21.6
1.9
21.9
2.0
2.1
3.5
21,749,656 22,643,980 23,300,444 23,745,895
21,927,009
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Region XI
5,653
13,389
17,120
19,967
22,754
39.6
30.6 31.4 30.7 22.0
8.7
7.8
8.7
8.2
13.4 1,138,325 1,269,291 1,356,480 1,411,063
1,092,200
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Davao del Norte /b                       
 
13,214
16,863
20,841
24,424
 
31.7
32.0
33.4
33.2
 
19.6
22.5
21.1
24.6
 
271,315
285,271
328,442
299,673
Davao del Sur /b
 
13,298
17,046
19,311
21,846
 
23.7
24.8
24.4
15.6
 
12.2
14.9
12.5
20.6
 
514,676
569,381
577,111
450,012
Davao Oriental /b
 
13,258
16,948
19,323
22,210
 
50.5
54.4
45.8
29.9
 
12.5
8.2
10.2
22.0
 
243,821
262,029
246,026
163,594
Compostela Valley
 
13,911
17,788
20,932
22,740
 
37.7
36.6
36.7
28.1
 
14.0
12.3
17.1
12.4
 
239,480
239,800
259,485
178,922
 
Notes:
a. Provincial estimates  were not generated due to limitations of the sampling design og the 1991 Family Income and Expendeture Survey.
b. Coefficient of variation of 2015 poverty incidence among population is greater than 20%.
c. Caution in utilizing the estimates for these provinces due its very small sample size.

 

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