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Filipino families who consider themselves poor rise to 10.9M

Dec 02, 2017 - 5:01 PM

The results of a Social Weather Stations survey show that as of September, 47% of Filipino families rated themselves as poor, up by 3 percentage points from June

POVERTY RATE. Self-rated poverty among Filipino families rises in September 2017. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

SWS: 10.5M Filipino families identify as poor in Q1 2016

May 27, 2016 - 1:35 PM

The results of the latest Social Weather Stations survey reflect an improvement in self rated poverty in all regions except in Mindanao the lowest in over 4 years

Half of Filipinos considered themselves 'poor' in 2015 – SWS poll

Jan 06, 2016 - 6:40 PM

Those who consider themselves poor in terms of food stands at 35 an improvement from the previous year’s 41

POOR. Filipino residents living in shanties along a river bank collect useful items in the trash in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, 27 December 2014. File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

SWS: 51% of Filipinos think they're poor

May 05, 2015 - 3:03 PM

The SWS survey results show that there are less Metro Manila residents who consider themselves poor – 31 in the first quarter of 2015 from 43 in December 2014

POOR. Filipino residents living in shanties along a river bank collect useful items in the trash in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, 27 December 2014. File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Over half of Filipino families consider themselves poor – SWS

Dec 29, 2014 - 11:26 PM

While the self rated poverty rate for the last quarter of 2014 improves by 3 points from September the average rate of families who consider themselves as poor for the entire 2014 increases from previous years

POVERTY RATE. More Filipinos consider themselves poor in 2014. File photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Soliman: Anti-poverty programs take time

Oct 29, 2014 - 6:47 PM

Secretary Dinky Soliman says that DSWD still vows to intensify programs against hunger and poverty even as a recent SWS survey shows more families consider themselves poor

More Filipino families consider themselves poor – survey

Oct 27, 2014 - 7:28 PM

Households in Metro Manila now need a monthly budget P15 000 334 for home expenses for them not to be considered poor – an increase from the P12 000 267 previously needed

SWS: Fewer Pinoy families feel poor

Aug 05, 2013 - 6:01 PM

But more claim they lack food according to a June survey by the Social Weather Stations

More Pinoy families say they are poor

Jan 14, 2013 - 3:37 PM

Some 10 9 million families say they are poor last December up from 9 5 million families in August

Self-rated poverty levels surge in Mindanao - survey

May 03, 2012 - 12:37 PM

The number of Filipino families that consider themselves poor has risen markedly the latest survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations SWS last March 10 13 showed