PSA conducts 2017 annual poverty indicator survey in Surigao Norte

  • July 11, 2017
  • Susil D. Ragas

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, July 11 (PIA) – The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Surigao del Norte starts its Annual Poverty Indicator Survey (APIS) for the year 2017 from July 8 to 31, 2017.

According to Surigao del Norte provincial statistics officer Guillermo M. Lipio, Jr, APIS 2017 is the 12th in a series of poverty indicators survey conducted nationwide.

He said the survey gathers data that can be used to generate income and non-income based poverty indicators for use in assessing and monitoring the poverty situation in the country.

Lipio, further said the statistical researchers of the PSA Surigao del Norte are tasked to interview APIS sample households in the province.

“Respondents will be asked the basic questions on socio-economic profile of their families and other information related to their living conditions,” Lipio added. (PSA-Surigao del Norte/PIA-Surigao del Norte)


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