Barangays told: Coordinate with PSA to avoid crowding in registration sites

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangays in Cebu City are told to coordinate with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) when conducting registration for the National Identification Card (ID). This was the reminder of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)…

NSA-7: Central Visayas’ Gross Domestic Product declined in 2020

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/29/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) of Central Visayas in 2020 declined to negative 9.9 percent, lower than the 6.2 percent the region posted in 2019. Based on the report by the Philippine…

PSA: At least 1K individuals in Mandaue registered to National ID System

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/21/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — More than 1,000 individuals in Mandaue City have already registered to the National ID System of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) since Thursday, March 18, 2021. Jeson Abejuela, Registration Officer 2 of the…

Inflation quickens to 3.3 percent in November

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 12/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s headline inflation jumped to 3.3 percent in November, higher than the previous 2.5 percent in October, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said Friday. The PSA said in its report that this is…

Typhoons reset implementation of national ID

Futch Anthony Inso 11/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-7 has temporarily postponed the implementation of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys). PSA-7 regional director Engr. Ariel Florendo said that they are supposed to start the registration for the…

Inflation eases to 2.4 percent in August

Cathrine Gonzales 09/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s headline inflation eased to 2.4 percent in August from 2.7 percent in July, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said Friday, September 4, 2020. The latest figure brings the year-to-date inflation for 2020…

Chan: 400 individuals in Lapu hired by PSA

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard ‘Ahong’ Chan on Friday, August 14, reported that several individuals from their city were recently hired by a government agency. Chan, in a post on his official Facebook page,…

In Q1 2020, construction activities in CV generated P8B

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Construction activities in Central Visayas generated a total value of P8 billion during the first three months of 2020, state statisticians reported. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), in their Construction Statistics from Approved…

Investments in CV in Q1 drop by 63.5%

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Investment pledges in Central Visayas dipped when the world practically stopped during the first quarter of 2020 due to threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), in a…

Unemployment rate in CV jumps from 5.3% to 16.7% in April

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – State statisticians recorded a double-digit rise in Central Visayas’ unemployment rate while most parts of the region were under the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed that…

Philippine Statistics Authority: 23.1% drop in foreign investment pledges for CV in 2019

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pledges from foreign investors for Central Visayas dropped by 23.1 percent in 2019, recent figures from the government showed.  This as the Philippines posted a record-breaking P390.1 billion worth of approved foreign investments…

PSA-7 files case against man who refused to participate in family income survey

Futch Anthony Inso 11/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Statistics Authority in Central Visayas (PSA-7) is encouraging the public to participate in their different survey activities or they will face charges in court. This after PSA-7 lodged charges against a…

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