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About 44.9 percent or a total of 75.4 thousand senior citizens in BARMM are poor in 2018. The poverty incidence in this sector during this period is 3.2 percentage points higher than the estimate in 2015.
About 58.9 percent of youth in BARMM belong to poor families
Results of the 2018 Full-Year Official Poverty Statistics have shown that more than half or 61.7 percent of women in BARMM belong to poor families in 2018. This is equivalent to 1,255.2 thousand women in the region whose income is less than the annual per capita poverty threshold of... read more
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is an indicator of the changes in the average retail prices of fixed basket of goods and services commonly purchased by households relative to a base year. BARMM recorded a CPI of 130.5 in May 2020. The region’s CPI is the highest in the entire country... read more
About 68.2 percent of the children or individuals below 18 years old in BARMM belong to poor families in 2018. This translates to 1,293.4 thousand children who belong to a family with per capita income that is less than the per capita poverty threshold of PhP27,556 during this period.... read more