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June 2019

Poverty threshold refers to the minimum income required for a family or individual to meet the basic food and non-food needs (clothing, housing, transportation, health, and education expenses). If the income falls below the threshold, the individual or family is considered poor. The poverty threshold of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) for the First Semester of 2018 was estimated at PhP12,352 per capita. This means that, an individual needed a minimum monthly average income of PhP2,059 to meet both basic food and non-food needs. This translates to a minimum of PhP10,293 monthly take home income for a family of five to be considered not poor. Read more about First Semester 2018 Poverty Statistics of the Cordillera

May 2016

The poverty threshold of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) for the first semester of 2015 was estimated at PhP 11,017 per capita. Meaning, an individual needed a minimum monthly average income of PhP 1,836 to meet both basic food and non-food needs. This translates to a minimum of PhP9,181 minimum monthly take home income for a family of five to be considered not poor. Read more about First Semester 2015 Poverty Statistics of the Cordillera

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