Davao region’s inflation remained low at 1.5% in August 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).

Davao region’s inflation eases to 2.1% in July 2019

Davao Region’s inflation remains low at 2.1 percent in July 2019. This is the lowest inflation recorded in Davao region for this year. Meanwhile, purchasing power of peso (PPP) stayed at 83 centavos.

Inflation rates per province also went down, with Davao Del Sur and Davao Del Norte having the highest inflation at 2.3 percent each, followed by Compostela Valley at 1.6 percent. Davao Oriental retained the lowest inflation in the region at 1.1 percent (see Table 1).

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.

June 2019 Client Satisfaction Survey: CRS Outlet-Davao City

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 June 2019 Client Satisfaction Survey

The June 2019 Client Satisfaction Survey, conducted last 17-21 June, 2019, posted a +85.5% 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.


Overall, the total volume of fisheries production in Davao Region was recorded at 15,412.74 metric tons during the first quarter of 2019. It was lower by 4.06 percent compared from 16,064.57 metric tons of production in the same quarter of last year. Of the total fisheries output, about 51.6 percent of the regional production was attributed in the aquaculture subsector. Municipal fisheries contributed 43.88 percent, composed of marine and inland fisheries at 43.50 percent and 0.30 percent, respectively. Meanwhile, production from commercial fisheries showed the least contribution at 4.50 percent during the first quarter of 2019.


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