27 POPDEV CORE INDICATORS

Indicator Definition Level of Desegregation Frequency Latest Available Data Source of Basic Data
1.   Crude Birth Rate The number of live births per 1,000 population during a given period National, regional, Provincial, municipal, City National, regional, provincial Annual After every census year   Vital Statistics Report, National Statistics Office (NSO) Population Projections, NSO
2.   Crude Death Rate The number of deaths per 1,000 population during a given period National, regional, provincial, municipal, city National, regional, provincial Annual After every census year   Vital Statistics Report, NSO Population Projections, NSO
3.   Total Fertility Rate The average number of children that would be born alive to a woman during her lifetime if she were to pass through her child-bearing years conforming to the age-specific fertility rates of a given year National, regional, provincial National, regional, provincial Annual After every census year   Vital Statistics Report, NSO Population Projections, NSO
4.   Maternal Mortality Rate The number of deaths among women 15-49 years old from pregnancy-related causes per 100,000 live births in a given period National, regional, provincial Every 5 years   Vital Statistics Report, NSO Technical Working Group- Maternal and Child Mortality, NSO
Population Outcomes 5.   Annual Population Growth Rate The pace at which the population is increasing (or decreasing) during a given period on a yearly basis expressed as a percentage of the basic population National, regional provincial, city, municipality Every 10 years   Census of Population and Housing (CPH), NSO
6.   Percentage of Population by Five-Year Age Group and by Sex Percentage distribution of the population classified by 5-year age group and by sex National, regional provincial, city, municipality Every 10 years   CPH, NSO
Development Processes 8.   Percentage Distribution of Local Government Expenditures by Specific Activities Percentage Distribution of Local Government Expenditures by Specific Activities such as: 1) social improvement; 2) adjudication; 3) protective services; 4) general administration; 5) govt. finance; 6) equipment; 7) economic development; 8) real property; 9) inter government aids, loans/ advance/transfers; and 10) others Regional, provincial, city, municipality Annual   Bureau of Local Government Finance
9.   Labor Force Participation Rate by Sex Percent of population 15 years old and over who are either employed or unemployed but looking for work in relation to the total population National, regional provincial, key cities Quarterly   Integrated Survey of Households Bulletin, Labor Force Survey, NSO
10. Length of Local Government Roads by surface Type The length of local government roads (in kilometers) by surface type such as: earth, gravel, asphalt and concrete National, regional, provincial, city – municipality Annual   DPWH
11. Elementary and Secondary Cohort Survival Rates The number of total enrollees in the beginning grade/year who reached the final grade/year at the end of the required number of years of study expressed as a percentage of enrollees in the beginning grade/yr. National, regional provincial, city – municipality Annual   DECS Statistical Bulletin and/or Basic Education Statistics
12. Doctor-Population Ratio The number of population per doctor in a locality (per 1,000 population) National, regional, provincial, city – municipality Annual   Philippine Health Statistics, (PHS), DOH
13. Hospital Bed-Population Ratio The number of population per hospital bed National, regional, provincial, city Annual   PHS, DOH
14. Percent of births attended by Health Personnel The number of births attended by health personnel expressed as a percentage of the total number of births in a given period National, regional, provincial, city Annual   Vital Statistics Report PHS, DOH
15. Contraceptive Prevalence Rate The percentage of women currently using a family planning method among currently married women in the reproductive ages (15-49) National, regional Every 5 years   National Demographic and Health Survey, (NDHS), NSO
16. Percentage Distribution of Households by Type of Housing Unit Occupied The number of households by type of unit occupied which include: 1) single house; 2) duplex; 3) apartment ,  condominium;   4) improvised barong-barong;  5) commercial / industrial / agricultural/etc.; and 6) other housing units, expressed as a percentage of the total number of households National, regional, provincial, city, municipality Annual   CPH, NSO
17. Percentage Distribution of Households by Main Source of Water Supply The number of households by main source of water supply which include: 1) tap (inside house); 2) public well; and 3) private deep well, expressed as a percentage of the total number of households National, provincial, city, municipality Every 10 years   CPH, NSO
18. Percentage Distribution of Households by Type of Toilet Facilities Being Used The number of households by type of toilet facilities used which include: 1) water-sealed, sewer/ septic tank, used exclusively by the household; 2) water-sealed, sewer/septic tank, shared with other households; 3) water-sealed, other depository, used exclusively by the households; 4) water-sealed, other depository, shared with other households; 5) closed pit; 6) open pit; and 7) others, expressed as a percentage of the total number of households National, regional, provincial, city, municipality Every 10 years   CPH, NSO
19. Percentage Distribution of Households by Type of Garbage Disposal The number of households by type of garbage disposal which include: 1) pick up by garbage truck; 2) burning; 3) composting; and 4) burying, expressed as a percentage of the total number of households National, provincial, city, municipality Every 10 years   CPH, NSO
20. Crime Rate by Type Number of crimes reported per 100,000 population by type National, regional, provincial, city, municipality Annual   Philippine National Police
21. Percentage Distribution of DSWD Clienteles Served by Type and by Sex The number of DSWD clienteles served by type which include: 1) household heads and other needy adults; 2) socially-disadvantaged women; 3) children in difficult situations; 4) victims of calamities and social disorganization; and 5) disabled persons, expressed as a percentage of the total number of clienteles and classified by sex National, regional, provincial Annual   Department of Social Welfare and Development
Development Outcomes 22. Unemployment Rate, Total and by Sex Total number of unemployed persons expressed as a percent of the total number of persons in the labor force, total or by sex National, regional, provincial, key cities Quarterly   Integrated Survey of Households Bulletin, Labor Force Survey, NSO
23. Average Family Income Refers to the total family income received in cash or in kind realized by all families in the area divided by the total number of families in the same area National, regional, provincial, key cities Every 3 years   Family Income and Expenditure Survey, NSO
24. Literacy Rate by Sex The percentage of the population who can read and write a simple message in any language or dialect classified by sex National, regional, provincial Every 10 years Every  5 years   CPH, NSO Functional  Literacy,    Education and Mass Media Survey, NSO
25. Percentage of Malnourished 7-10 Years Old Children The number of 7-10 year old children who are moderately and severely underweight expressed as a percentage of total population of children 7-10 years old National, regional, provincial, key cities Every 5 years   Updating of the Nutritional Status of Filipino Children at the Provincial Level, FNRI
26. Percentage of Infants with Low Birth Weight         The number of Infants with birth weight of less than 2.5 kilograms expressed as a percentage of the total number of infants National, regional, provincial, city Annual   Vital Statistics Report, NSO
27. Morbidity Rates by Leading Causes The number of reported illnesses from a specific leading cause expressed as a percentage of the total number of illnesses from all causes National, regional, provincial, city Annual   PHS, DOH
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