Statistics on Filipino Women

This section organizes the statistical resources that the Commission has collected. The PCW draws its data mainly from the statistical agencies, particularly the members of the Inter-Agency Committee on Gender Statistics (IACGS) to which the Commission is the Chair. The IACGS is composed of the following agencies: National Statistics Office (NSO), National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Agriculture (DAR), Department of Education (DepEd), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics of the Department of Labor and Employment (BLES-DOLE), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), National Epidemiology Center of the Department of Health (DOH), Directorate for Investigative and Detective Management of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Statistical Research and Training Center (SRTC), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), and the Women’s Studies Association of the Philippines.

Annually, the Philippine Commission on Women prepares Factsheets on Filipino women. The information in the fact sheets are organized into the following: