Davao Region Population Almost 4.9 Million (Results from the 2015 Census of Population)

Census of Population by Province,City

Total population went up by 424 thousand persons

• As of 1 August 2015, Davao Region had a total population of 4,893,318 persons based on the 2015 Census of Population (POPCEN 2015).

• The total population based on the POPCEN 2015 is higher by 424,755 persons compared with the 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH) count of 4,468,563 persons. Based on the 2007 Census of Population (POPCEN 2007), the total population was 4,159,469 persons.

RSC XI conducts 2nd Regular Meeting

RSC Meeting 2nd 2017

The Regional Statistics Committee (RSC) XI held its 2nd Regular Meeting for the year on July 17, 2017 at the Conference Hall, NEDA-RDC XI Bldg., Davao City. The following were the business agenda of the meeting: (1) Reconstitution of RSC XI Membership; (2) Regional Statistical Development Program (RSDP); (3) Core Regional Indicator System (CoRe-IS); (4) 2017-2022 Results Matrix (RMs); and (5) 2016 Gross Regional Domestic Product – Davao Region.

PSA XI conducts regional dissemination forum on the results of the 2014 ASPBI and the 2014 STEP

2014 ASPBI and STEP Forum

The Philippine Statistics Authority XI through the Statistical Operation and Coordination Division conducted a regional dissemination forum on the results of the 2014 Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI) and the 2014 Survey of Tourism Establishments of the Philippines (STEP) on June 8, 2017 at Sunny Point Hotel, Ma-a Road, Davao City. The resource persons of the activity were the senior officials from RSSO XI and its Provincial Offices led by OIC-Regional Director Ruben D. Abaro , Jr.,

Davao Region’s per capita consumption of rice drops by 10.77%, corn goes up by 47.43%

The 2015-2016 Survey on Food Demand (SFD) results revealed that the estimated annual per capita consumption of rice in Davao Region went down to 94.404 kilograms, 10.77% lower than the 2012 SFD level of 105.798 kilograms (Table 1). All the provinces had shown reduced consumption levels, with Compostela Valley having the largest decline at 33.57%.

Davao Region’s economy expands by 9.4 percent in 2016

The economy of Davao Region as measured by the Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP), posted an accelerated growth of 9.4 percent in 2016 due to the faster growth of industry sector.

The Service sector continued to account for the biggest share to the region’s economic output at 51.1 percent. The Industry sector followed with a 36.7 percent share, and Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing (AHFF) with 12.2 percent share. The percentage share of the Industry to the total output of the region increased, while Services and AHFF shares declined.

The Service sector managed to sustain its 7.5 percent growth, with three of its six subsectors posted accelerated growths. The biggest acceleration was observed in Financial Intermediation which grew by 10.2 percent, from 5.5 percent in 2015. Trade accelerated to 7.5 percent from 7.4 percent, while Public Administration & Defense (PAD) grew by 5.1 percent from 2.6 percent. Meanwhile, Transportation, Storage and Communication (TSC) decelerated to 6.4 percent from 9.4 percent growth in the previous year. Real Estate, Renting and Business Activities (RERBA) recorded deceleration with 6.9 percent growth from 8.2 percent in 2015, and Other Services decelerated to 7.9 percent from 8.2 percent.


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