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Philippine Statistics Authority
Region XIII - (Caraga) 
Dr. Rosalinda Celeste-Apura 
Regional Director 
Freeman Bldg.
J.C. Aquino Avenue, 
Butuan City 8600 
Tel no.:   (085) 225-5219, (085) 815-2878 
Telefax:  (085) 815-4935
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Regional Statistical Figures

Demography Aug 2015
Total Population 2,596,709
Agusan Del Norte (excluding Butuan City) 354,503
Butuan City 337,063
Agusan Del Sur 700,653
Surigao Del Norte 485,088
Surigao Del Sur 592,250
Province of Dinagat Islands 127,152
Price Indices Feb 2021
   CPI (2012=100) 128.1
Inflation Rate (%) 4.7
Purchasing power of the peso 0.78
Labor Force Survey Jul 2020P
Total Population 15 Years Ols and Over (in thousands) 1,808
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 68.6
Employment Rate (%) 93.3
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.7
Underemployment Rate (%) 17.1


Latest Content

Reference Number: 2021-006 | Date Released: March 17, 2021
In January 2021, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all items in Caraga region was registered at 125.9 index points. This indicates that the average retail price of commodities that were included in the market basket for all goods and services during the month under review was higher by 25.9 percent compared to its prices in 2012 as reference base year. This month’s CPI was higher by 3.8 index points than the 122.1 CPI in January 2020. (Table 1) Read more about Summary Inflation Report Consumer Price Index in Caraga (2012=100): January 2021.


Reference Number: 2021-013 | Date Released: March 29, 2021
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is conducting the 2021 Quarterly Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (QSPBI). The 2021 QSPBI provides quarterly data for each of the identified leading industry major groups in all sectors of the economy, except those in agriculture, forestry and fishing sector. The QSPBI collects data on employment, compensation, value of production (for mining and quarrying and manufacturing sectors only), total revenue, total inventory of goods, and capacity utilization. The data collected will be used in the generation of the Quarterly National Accounts (QNA) and in the construction of Quarterly Economic Indices (QEI) which measure the performance of the Philippine Economy. Read more about PSA to conduct the First Quarter 2021 Quarterly Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (QSPBI).


Reference Number: 2021-012 | Date Released: March 24, 2021
The Philippine Statistics Authority will conduct the April 2021 Round of Palay Production Survey (PPS) and Corn Production Survey (CPS) simultaneously in all provinces of the region this coming April 1-10, 2021. The production data generated from the survey are direct inputs to the Performance Report in Agriculture and Fisheries and to the computation of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Moreover, the said reports support the data needs of planners, policy and decision makers, and other stakeholders in the agriculture sector especially palay and corn farmers and the general public. Read more about PSA prepares to conduct Palay and Corn Production Survey for April 2021 Round.


Reference Number: 2021-011 | Date Released: March 22, 2021
The Philippine Statistics Authority – Regional Statistical Services Office XIII (Caraga) will conduct the April 2021 Labor Force Survey (LFS) and rider questions under the UN Women project. Caraga had a regional sample of approximately 2,112 housing units deemed sufficient to provide regional level estimates. Forty-eight (48) Statistical Researchers and Field Personnel will be involved in the region employing an integrated Computer-Aided Data Collection System (CADaCS) for the survey. Read more about PSA enjoins support for the April 2021 Labor Force Survey (LFS) and rider questions under the UN Women project.


Reference Number: 2021-010 | Date Released: March 10, 2021
One of the continuing surveys conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is the Quarterly Fisheries Survey. The survey aims to generate volume and value of production on Commercial Fisheries, Marine Municipal Fisheries, Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture production by species and by quarter at the national, regional and provincial level. The statistics generated through the conduct of quarterly fisheries surveys serves as an input to the compilation of national accounts, estimation of performance of agriculture, researches and studies, policy making and program implementation. Read more about PSA to conduct the Quarterly Fisheries Survey.