Press Release

Press Release

Reference Number: 2017- 008
Release Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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. PSA sets to conduct Commercial Livestock and Poultry Survey for April 2017 round.


Reference Number: 2017-007
Release Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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. PSA to Conduct 2016 Annual Survey on Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI).


Reference Number: 2017-008
Release Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017
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. Caraga’s economy expands in 2016.


Reference Number: 2017-004
Release Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017
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. PSA Prepares for the conduct of the April 2017 Labor Force Survey.