Women and Men in CAR

WAM Definition of Terms

Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries
refer to individual beneficiaries under PD 27 and RA 6657, or their cooperative association, or federation duly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) (3).
Balik-Aral Students
refer to pupils who finished a grade level and stopped schooling, then enrolled in the next grade after a year or more (4).
Barangay Health Station
the primary health care facility at the barangay level wherein health services are delivered (5).
defined as an individual whose age ranges from 0 to less than 18 years old (5).
Contraceptive Prevalence Rate
the number of women using contraceptive methods over the total number of women of reproductive age (15-49 years old) (6).
Disadvantaged Children
children from 0-6 years olds who are malnourished, orphaned, street children, victims of armed conflicts and children of poor families (5).
Disadvantaged Women
women from 18-59 years old who were deprived of literacy opportunities or those abused/exploited, and victims of involuntary prostitution or illegal recruitment (5).
refers to any restriction or lack of ability to perform an activity in the manner or within the range considered normal for a human being (5).
Emancipation Patents
a title issued to farmer beneficiaries upon fulfillment of all government requirements covered by Presidential Decree No. 27. The title symbolizes the titler's full emancipation from the bondage of tenancy (5).
Employment Rate
the proportion of the total number of employed persons to the total number of persons in the labor force (5).
First Level Position
includes clerical trades, crafts and custodial service positions, which involve non-professional or sub-professional work in a non-supervisory or supervisory capacity requiring less than four years of collegiate studies (2).
Free Patent
is a mode of acquiring a parcel of alienable and disposable public land that is suitable for agricultural purposes, through the administrative confirmation of imperfect or incomplete title (6).
Functional Literacy Rate
is the proportion of persons with reading, writing and numerically skills to the total population in a given age group (5).
consists of a group of persons who sleep in the same dwelling unit and have common arrangements for the preparation and consumption of food; a person living alone constitutes one separate household (5).
Household Head
refers to the person responsible for care and organization of the household. He/She usually provides the chief source of income for the household. In the case of a household consisting of two or more unrelated persons sharing the same cooking facilities and meals, the head is usually the eldest male or female in the group regarded as such by the older members (5).
Household Population
the aggregate of private household population. Compared to total population, this excludes population enumerated in institutional households such as national/provincial/ municipality/city jail/detention centers, military camps, tuberculosis pavilions, mental hospitals, leprosaria/leper colonies or drug rehabilitation centers (5).
Index Crimes
crimes which are sufficiently significant and which occur with sufficient regularity to be meaningful. Included in this category are the following crimes: murder, physical injury, robbery, theft and rape (5).
Labor Force, (Persons in the)
refers to population 15 years old and over who are either employed or unemployed. Those who are neither employed or unemployed are considered not in the labor force, e.g. persons who are not working and are not available for work during the reference week and persons who are not available and are not looking for work because of reasons other than those previously mentioned (4).
Labor Force Participation Rate
the ratio of the total number of persons in the labor force to the total population 15 years old and over (5).
Life Expectancy
an estimate of the average number of additional years a person can expect to live, based on the age-specific death rates for a given year (5).
Maternal Mortality
refers to death of mothers owing to deliveries and complications arising from pregnancy, childbirth and pueperium (5).
movement from one place of abode to another (especially from one region or country to another) usually with the intention to settle (5).
the intensity of death in a population. It is sometimes used to mean the frequency of deaths in a population (5).
Nominal Wage
the amount of wages a person actually receives, measured in current pesos. Also called money wage (5).
Non-formal Education
any organized, systematic educational activity outside the framework of the formal system to provide selected types of learning to a cross section of population and across age groups (5).
Out-of-School Youth
boys and girls who belong to any of the categories; (a) 7- 14 years old who are not enrolled; (b) 15-24 years old, not enrolled, not employed and not a tertiary level graduate (5).
Overseas Contract Worker (OCW)
any individual who was or is presently engaged in gainful employment in a foreign country, covered by a specific "contract of employment“ defining the terms and conditions  of that employment and the employer-employee relationship, provided that the herein referred contract was
approved for implementation/application by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and the deployment/mobilization having been authorized by the POEA and provided further that the corresponding Welfare Fund Contribution having paid at the time of employment processing at POEA or at anytime thereafter as in the case of legitimized overseas contract workers, the latter gaining recognition through the process of latent legitimacy in accordance with applicable rules and policies in applicable case/s (7).
Overseas FilipinoWorker (OFW)
a Filipino worker who is to be engaged, is engaged, or has been engaged in a remunerated activity in a country of which he/she is not a legal resident (1).
Own Account Worker
person who operates his/her own economic enterprise or engages independently in a profession or trade, and hires no employees for most of the days that his or her business or trade was in operation during the reference period (6).
Police Commissioned Officers (PCOs)
are police personnel who hold the positions Inspector to Superintendent.
Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PNCOs)
are police personnel who hold the positions Police Officer 1 (PO1) to Senior Police Officer 4 (SPO4).
covers both nationals and aliens, native and foreign-born persons, internees, refugees and any other group physically present within the borders of a country at a specified time. In assembling national demographic statistics for publication, the basic aim has been to obtain data for the physically present (or de facto) population rather than for the legally established resident (or de jure) inhabitants (5).
Real Wage
wages deflated by the current Consumer Price Index (CPI). It gives information on how much the current wages are given compared to wages of a given base year period (5).
Second Level Position
includes professional, technical and scientific positions which involve professional, technical and scientific work in a nonsupervisory or supervisory capacity requiring at least four years of college work up to Division Chief level (2).
Senior Citizens
refer to members of the population aged 60 years and above (9).
Simple Literacy Rate
is the proportion of persons who are able to read and write with understanding a simple message in any language or dialect (5).
Third Level Position
includes positions in the Career Executive Service (CES) such as those occupying positions of undersecretary, bureau director, department heads and other officers identified in the CES Board (2).
Total Fertility Rate (TFR)
refers to the average number of births a woman would have by the end of her reproductive years if fertility levels of each age during her childbearing period (15-49 years) remain constant at the level prevailing at a given time (5).
Total Wanted Fertility Rate (TWFR)
refers to the level of fertility that theoretically would result if all unwanted births could be prevented (8).
Unemployment Rate
proportion of the total number of unemployed persons to the total number of persons in the labor force (5).
Unpaid Family Workers
these are family members who assist another member in the operation of a family firm or business enterprise without receiving any wage or remuneration for their work (6).
Wage and Salary Workers
these are employed persons working for wages, salaries, commissions, tips, paid in kind or at piece-rates for a private employer or for the government (6).
Youth Offender
refers to youth who is found guilty by the court on the commission of an offense after his 9th birthday but before his 18th birthday whether or not he is emancipated in accordance with law (10).