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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
2019 ASPBI & 2019 SICT2020 CPH31st Civil Registration Month

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 Aug 2020
   CPI (2012=100) 122.9
Inflation Rate (%) 2.9
Purchasing power of the peso 0.81
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

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Commercial Livestock and Poultry Survey is a regular quarterly activities of the Philippine Statistics Authority covering all commercial establishment engaged into livestock and poultry production. Read more about PSA sets to conduct Commercial Livestock and Poultry Survey for April 2017 round.


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The Philippine Statistics Authority arranges to conduct the 2016 Annual Survey on Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI) in the provinces of Caraga Region. Series of training were already conducted for the regional and provincial staffs involved in the project. Last March 28-29, 2017, the Regional Statistics Services Office 13 spearheaded by its Regional Director Rosalinda Celeste-Apura had conducted the second level training. Third level trainings were also held in the provincial offices last April 4-7, 2017. Respondents Forums were also arranged in the provinces within last week of April and first week of May 2017. Read more about PSA to Conduct 2016 Annual Survey on Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI).


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Caraga’s economy grew by 2.5 percent in 2016, lower than the 4.5 percent posted in 2015. The main driver for the region’s growth was Services.Services accounted for the largest share in the region’s total economic output with 48.4 percent in 2016. Industry followed with 35.1 percent while Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry, and Fishing (AHFF) with 16.5 percent. Services expanded from 5.5 percent in 2015 to 8.7 percent in 2016. Financial Intermediation (FI) grew by 14.5 percent; Other Services by 10.5 percent; Trade and Repair by 8.7 percent; Transportation, Storage and Communication (TSC) by 7.8 percent; Public Administration and Defense (PAD) by 6.4 percent; and Real Estate, Renting and Business Activities (RERBA) by 6.2 percent. Read more about Caraga’s economy expands in 2016.


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The Philippine Statistics Authority – Regional Statistical Services Office XIII (Caraga) will conduct the April 2017 Labor Force Survey (LFS) from April 8 to 30, 2017. The LFS is a nationwide quarterly survey of households conducted by the PSA to gather data on the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the population. Read more about PSA Prepares for the conduct of the April 2017 Labor Force Survey.


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The Consumer Expectations Survey (CES) is a household-based survey on the consumers’ assessment of their family income, financial situation, and the economic condition of the country. It is conducted on a quarterly basis and administered on a sample basis at the household level.The PSA’s responsibility is to undertake the data collection and encoding of the questionnaires while generation of tables and analysis of the results for the BSP. Read more about PSA prepares for the conduct of the April 2017 Consumer Expectations Survey (CES).