ARMM Poverty Statistics

63.0%

Poverty Incidence
(As of 1st Sem 2018)

-

Poverty Magnitude
(As of 1st Sem 2018)

p2,263 per month

Poverty Threshold
(As of 1st Sem 2018)

36.0%

Subsistence Incidence
(As of 1st Sem 2018)

-

Subsistence Magnitude
(As of 1st Sem 2018)

p1,594 per month

Food Threshold
(As of 1st Sem 2018)

Releases

Wednesday, April 17, 2019Special Release

In the first semester of 2018, ARMM recorded a per capita poverty threshold of PhP13,578 and per capita food threshold of PhP9,565. This means that a person in ARMM needed at least PhP13,578, on the average, to buy his or her basic food and non-food needs for one semester or six months... read more

Tuesday, April 16, 2019Special Release

In the first semester of 2018, ARMM recorded a per capita poverty threshold of PhP13,578 and per capita food threshold of PhP9,565. This means that a person in ARMM needed at least PhP13,578, on the average, to buy his or her basic food and non-food needs for one semester or six months... read more

Wednesday, April 10, 2019Press Release

In the first semester of 2018, a family of five in ARMM needed no less than PhP7,971, on average, to meet the family’s basic foods needs for a month. This amount is the food threshold. On the other hand, no less than PhP11,315, on average, was needed to meet both basic food and non-... read more

Summary

 First Semester Per Capita Poverty Threshold and Food Threshold by Province: ARMM, 2015 and 2018

AREA Poverty Threshold
(in PhP)
Food Threshold
(in PhP)
2015* 2018 2015* 2018
ARMM 11,183 13,578 7,947 9,565
Basilan 9,856 12,671  6,857 8,846
Lanao del Sur 12,021 14,769 8,392 10,312
Maguindanao 9,979 12,653 6,972 8,838
Sulu 11,494 13,830 8,026 9,663
Tawi-Tawi b/ 8,895 9,817  6,126 6,847

First Semester Poverty Incidence among Families by Province: ARMM, 2015 and 2018

AREA Poverty Incidence Coefficient of Variation
2015* 2018 2015* 2018
ARMM 56.2 55.4 5.8 2.4
Basilan 28.8 65.3 12.8 3.4
Lanao del Sur 73.8 68.0 4.9 3.2
Maguindanao 47.4 47.9 8.2 6.6
Sulu 71.8 65.8 8.5 3.4
Tawi-Tawi b/ 10.9 17.2 32.8 9.1

First Semester Poverty Incidence among Population by Province: ARMM, 2015 and 2018

AREA Poverty Incidence Coefficient of Variation
2015* 2018 2015* 2018
ARMM 61.6 63.0 5.2 2.1
Basilan  38.7 72.1 9.1 3.0
Lanao del Sur 77.2 73.7 4.0 2.7
Maguindanao 56.6 55.1 7.3 6.1
Sulu 74.8 74.3 7.3 2.7
Tawi-Tawi b/ 13.9 23.4 33.2 8.0

First Semester Subsistence Incidence among Families by Province: ARMM, 2015 and 2018

AREA Subsistence Incidence Coefficient of Variation
2015* 2018 2015* 2018
ARMM 28.8 29.1 9.4 3.7
Basilan  8.0 38.5 15.6 5.7
Lanao del Sur  50.6 41.6 9.1 5.8
Maguindanao 19.4 23.8 19.3 9.4
Sulu  32.3 29.0 17.4 23.4
Tawi-Tawi b/ 2.8 5.8 54.0 15.8

First Semester Subsistence Incidence among Population by Province: ARMM, 2015 and 2018

AREA Subsistence Incidence Coefficient of Variation
2015* 2018 2015* 2018
ARMM 34.0 36.0 8.4 3.4
Basilan 11.8 45.9 14.9 5.6
Lanao del Sur 57.3 48.5 7.6 5.2
Maguindanao 25.2 29.5 18.5 8.9
Sulu 36.4 37.2 16.1 5.5
Tawi-Tawi b/ 3.1 8.0 54.0 14.8

b/  Coefficient of variation of first semester 2015 provincial poverty and subsistence incidence is greater than 20%.

* Poverty and Food Thresholds are estimated using actual prices collected by PSA for the estimation of the Consumer Price Index (CPI). In consonance with the updating of the market basket for the collection of prices for CPI, First Semester 2015 Poverty Statistics were revised accordingly.