Philippines

10.9 M Filipino families rate selves as poor – poll

The survey also found that the median self-rated poverty gap or the amount poor families lack in monthly home expenses relative to their stated threshold was unchanged at P5,000 or one-half of the self-rated poverty threshold. In the September survey, …

by · Saturday, 2 December 2017 · Philippines

More Filipinos consider themselves poor in 3rd quarter of 2017

However, it increased sharply to 50 percent in March 2017. According to the SWS survey, an estimated 7.4 million families considered themselves “food-poor” in the third quarter of this year, similar to the 32 percent posted in June. Self-rated food pov…

by · Saturday, 2 December 2017 · Philippines

More Filipinos consider themselves poor in 3rd quarter of 2017

However, it increased sharply to 50 percent in March 2017. According to the SWS survey, an estimated 7.4 million families considered themselves “food-poor” in the third quarter of this year, similar to the 32 percent posted in June. Self-rated food pov…

by · Saturday, 2 December 2017 · Philippines

More Filipinos consider themselves poor in 3rd quarter of 2017

However, it increased sharply to 50 percent in March 2017. According to the SWS survey, an estimated 7.4 million families considered themselves “food-poor” in the third quarter of this year, similar to the 32 percent posted in June. Self-rated food pov…

by · Saturday, 2 December 2017 · Philippines

Why are feeding programs important in the fight vs hunger?

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, farmers and fishermen belong to the families with income below the poverty threshold, which Escudero said is ironic since they are the country’s major food producers. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals include ending hunger and …

by · Saturday, 2 December 2017 · Philippines

More Filipino families consider themselves poor – SWS

The SWS said the 3-percentage point rise was due to a “sharp” increase in Balance Luzon and a “slight” increase in Manila, which were offset by decreases in self-rated poverty among families in the Visayas and Mindanao. In Balance Luzon, self-rated pov…

by · Saturday, 2 December 2017 · Philippines

More families say they are poor in Q3 2017 – SWS

"The 3-point nationwide rise in the Self-Rated Poverty rate in the third quarter of 2017 was due to a sharp increase in Balance Luzon and a slight increase in Metro Manila, offset by decreases in poverty in Mindanao and the Visayas," said the…

by · Saturday, 2 December 2017 · Philippines

Pacete: What is fun and funny in politics? | SunStar

Right here in front of you, I want to start a war on poverty!” At the end of his speech the poor residents asked him, “We want to know where to surrender.” Those interested to participate in the 2019 election are already manifesting their presence in f…

by · Saturday, 2 December 2017 · Philippines

SWS: Self-rated poverty slightly up in Q3

Manila, Philippines — The proportion of Filipino families considering themselves poor slightly rose in the third quarter of the year, according to a Social Weather Stations survey that also shows rising poverty in Metro Manila and areas in Luzon outsid…

by · Saturday, 2 December 2017 · Philippines

Self-rated poverty rises to 47% in Q3 —SWS

Self-rated poverty among Filipinos has risen to 47 percent in the third quarter of 2017, up by three percentage points from 44% in the second quarter, according to the latest survey of pollster Social Weather Stations. In its survey report, posted on D…

by · Saturday, 2 December 2017 · Philippines