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Davao Region culminates the 30th National Statistics Month

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.

PSA 5th top agency among 69 government agencies

Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) ranks 5th among the 69 government agencies, according to Makati Business Club (MBC).
Based on The Makati Business Club Executive Outlook Survey (EOS), for the second semester of 2019, released July 24, 2019, majority of 69 government agencies received a positive satisfactory rating from the business executives. The survey determines the perception of the business sector on government leadership and public service.

RSC XI conducts Second Quarter Meeting

The Regional Statistics Committee (RSC) XI held its Second Quarter Meeting for the year on 04 June 2019 at the Conference Hall of NEDA-RDC XI Center, Davao City.

The following were the business agenda of the meeting: (1) Establishment of Statistical Units and/or Positions in National and Local Entities; (2) Creation of Provincial Statistics Committee (PSC); (3) First Semester 2018 Poverty Statistics; (4) Surveys granted clearance through Statistical Survey Review and Clearance System; (5) 2018 Gross Regional Domestic Product; (6) RSC Award; (7) Updates on Philippine Identification System (PhilSys); and (8) 2018 Census of Philippine Business and Industry (CPBI). The meeting was presided by the NEDA XI Regional Director and RSC XI Chair, Dir. Maria Lourdes D. Lim.

March 2019 Client Satisfaction Survey: CRS Outlet-Davao

Philippine Statistics Authority’s (PSA) vision is to be solid, responsive and world-class authority on quality statistics and civil registration. A Client Satisfaction Survey (CSS) is regularly conducted to measure if indeed the office is performing as it envisions – Solid, Responsive and World-Class. Clients at the CRS Outlet are asked if are satisfied of the services they have received. Also, results can be used to initiate specific strategies to improve its services. Highlights of the Results of the March 2019 Client Satisfaction Survey

• The March 2019 Client Satisfaction Survey, conducted last March 18 -22, 2019, posted a +89.0% satisfaction rate. Satisfaction rating is measured as the percentage of clients surveyed during the reference period who were either satisfied or very satisfied with PSA’s civil registry services.

Davao Region’s economy posts 8.6 percent growth in 2018

The economy of Davao Region posted an 8.6 percent growth, the second fastest growth among all regions in 2018. This was, however, slower than the 10.7 percent growth recorded in the previous year.

Services grew by 8.1 percent in 2018, faster than the 6.9 percent growth in 2017. The top contributor to growth in Services was the Trade and Repair of Motor Vehicles, Motorcycles, Personal and Household Goods, which grew by 7.4 percent. Sub-industries with faster growth include: Public Administration and Defense; Compulsory Social Security, by 12.9 percent from the 6.5 percent; Financial Intermediation, by 10.4 percent from 6.2 percent; Other Services, by 8.3 percent from 3.8 percent; and Transport, Storage and Communication, by 8.1 percent from 7.2 percent in 2017.


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