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3.6 million Filipino families hungry in Q4 of 2017 — SWS

MANILA, Philippines — More Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger in the last quarter of 2017, the latest survey by the Social Weather Stations (SW.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 22nd, 2018

Joblessness at 13-year low, but more people go hungry

  Joblessness in the country fell to a 13-year low last December to 15.7 percent from 18.9 percent in September, a decline of 1.5 million adult Filipinos without jobs, results of a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed.   The decline coincided with the 6.6 percent expansion of the gross domestic product (GDP) in the last quarter of the year. GDP grew 6.7 percent in 2017.   Involuntary hunger   The economic expansion and decline in joblessness came as more Filipinos said they experienced involuntary hunger in the last quarter of 2017.   Some 3.6 million Filipino families said they experienced hunger last December, up 900,000 fa...Keep on reading: Joblessness at 13-year low, but more people go hungry.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2018

3.6 million Filipino families hungry in Q4 of 2017 — SWS

MANILA, Philippines — More Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger in the last quarter of 2017, the latest survey by the Social Weather Stations (SW.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2018

3.6M Filipino families report feeling hungry in Q4 of 2017: SWS survey

The number of Filipinos who say they experienced involuntary hunger rose to 15.9% or an estimated 3.6 million families in the last quarter of 2017, according to a Social Weather Stations survey......»»

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More Filipinos experienced hunger in Q3 — SWS

  About 13.3 percent or 3.1 million Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger in the past three months, results from the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released Friday showed. This was 3.9 points higher than last June's 9.4 percent, and the highest since December 2017, which had 15.9 percent. "The measure of Hunger refers to involuntary suffering because the respondents answer a survey question that specifies hunger due to lack of food to eat," the SWS report explained. The SWS 3rd quarter 2018 survey conducted from September 15 to 23 also specified that 10.6 percent of Filipino families experienced "Moderate Hunger" --- increasing 2.5 percentage points f...Keep on reading: More Filipinos experienced hunger in Q3 — SWS.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

SWS: Fewer hungry Filipinos in Q2

THE number of Filipino families experiencing involuntary hunger decreased in the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS). The poll from June 27 to 30 found that 9.4 percent or about 2.2 million families experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the past three months—down by… link: SWS: Fewer hungry Filipinos in Q2.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

SWS: Fewer hungry Filipinos in Q2

THE number of Filipino families experiencing involuntary hunger decreased in the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS). The poll from June 27 to 30 found that 9.4 percent or about 2.2 million families experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the past three months—down by [...] The post SWS: Fewer hungry Filipinos in Q2 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Malacañang airs concern over growing hunger in PH

Malacaang expressed concern over the increase in the number of Filipinos who experienced involuntary hunger in the last quarter of 2017, according to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque. He said on Tuesday that the Duterte administration was dealing with the matter. An estimated 3.6 million Filipino families said they experienced hunger last December, about 900,000 families more than the previous quarter as hunger rose in all geographical areas, according to Social Weather Stations (SWS). An average Filipino family has five members. According to an SWS survey, conducted last Dec. 8-16, 15.9 percent of the respondents said they experienced involuntary hunger at least once in th...Keep on reading: Malacañang airs concern over growing hunger in PH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2018

Hunger up in SWS 4th quarter survey

sAN ESTIMATED 3.6 million or 15.9% of Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the past three months — a 4.1-point increase from the 11.8% (est. 2.7 million families) in September 2017, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) pointed out in its Fourth Quarter 2017 Social Weather Survey. December’s 15.9% “is the highest recorded […] The post Hunger up in SWS 4th quarter survey appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2018

SWS: 10 million Filipino families rate themselves poor

Published: 10:27 p.m., Jan. 16, 2018 | Updated: 12:36 a.m., Jan. 17, 2018 About 10 million Filipino families said they were suffering from poverty, according to a recent nationwide survey taken during the last quarter of 2017. According to data released on Tuesday evening, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) said 44 percent of Filipino families rated themselves as "mahirap" or "poor." SWS data showed the number of Filipino families who considered themselves as poorwas declined by 900,000, or three points below from the 47 percent or 10.9 million self-rated poor families in September 2017. "This gives an average Self-Rated Poverty of 46% for all quarters of 2017, 2 points sh...Keep on reading: SWS: 10 million Filipino families rate themselves poor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2018

Self-rated poverty slightly up in Q3 –SWS

MANILA, Philippines — Self-rated poverty in the country slightly increased to 10.9 million Filipino families in the third quarter of 2017, according to the l.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2017

More Filipinos consider themselves poor in 3rd quarter of 2017

More Filipinos considered themselves poor in the third quarter of 2017, while the percentage of those who considered themselves poor in terms of food remained unchanged, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey conducted from Sept. 23 to 27. About 10.9 million or 47 percent of Filipino families considered themselves poor -- up from 10.1 million families, or 44 percent, in June. For nine consecutive quarters -- from the fourth quarter of 2014 to the fourth quarter of 2016 -- the percentage of self-rated poverty had been either steady or declining. However, it increased sharply to 50 percent in March 2017. According to the SWS survey, an estimated 7.4 million famili...Keep on reading: More Filipinos consider themselves poor in 3rd quarter of 2017.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2017

Self-rated poor Filipinos increase in Q3 survey—SWS

        More Filipino families consider themselves poor, a recent survey revealed.   In a Social Weather Station's (SWS) third quarter 2017 survey, 47 percent, or about 10.9 million, of Filipino families think they are "mahirap" or "poor," about three points above the 44 percent, or about 10.1 million, in June 2017.   READ: SWS: 10.1M Pinoys rate themselves poor   The survey also disclosed that 32 percent, or about 7.4 million families, rated their food as "mahirap" or "poor," described by the SWS as "food-poor." It declined from the 35-percent rate in June 2017 but similar to the 32-percent rate in March this year. ...Keep on reading: Self-rated poor Filipinos increase in Q3 survey—SWS.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2017

Hunger level lowest since 2004 — SWS

MANILA, Philippines - An estimated 2.2 million Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the second quarter of 2017, the lowest since.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 27th, 2017

SWS: Fewer families suffer from involuntary hunger

MANILA, Philippines - Filipino families who experienced involuntary hunger dropped by 0.4 million in the first quarter of 2017, the latest Social Weather Sta.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2017

2018 hunger rate lowest in 15 years – SWS survey

Some 2.4 million Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger in the last quarter of 2018, fewer than the estimated 3.1 million recorded by the Social Weather Stations in the preceeding survey period......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Things to keep in mind as a first time OFW in the UK

Overseas Filipino Workers are one of the strongest pillars on which the economy of Philippines thrives. According to the UN Migration Report of 2017 there are around 5.6 million Filipinos…READ The post Things to keep in mind as a first time OFW in the UK appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Things to keep in mind as a first time OFW in the UK | The Manila Times Online

Overseas Filipino Workers are one of the strongest pillars on which the economy of Philippines thrives. According to the UN Migration Report of 2017 there are around 5.6 million FilipinosREAD The post.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

11.6 million Pinoy families consider themselves poor in Q4 — SWS

The proportion of Filipino families who consider themselves poor declined in the fourth quarter, according to a new Social Weather Stations survey, marking the first such decline in two consecutive quarters. Source link link: 11.6 million Pinoy families consider themselves poor in Q4 — SWS.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

11.6 million Pinoy families consider themselves poor in Q4 — SWS

The proportion of Filipino families who consider themselves poor declined in the fourth quarter, according to a new Social Weather Stations survey, marking the first such decline in two consecutive quarters......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

SWS: 11.6M Filipino families say they are poor | Inquirer News

MANILA, Philippines --- About 11.6 million Filipino families or 50 percent consider themselves poor, a recent survey result from Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed. In the December 2018 survey, SWS.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019