• Koronadal City DRRMO Rated NEDA XII 95% Performance in its Earthquake Drill

    In line with the first quarter nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill on March 27, 2015, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) XII, in coordination with Koronadal City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO), conducted the drill on the said day. The said drill was participated in by the employees of NEDA XII led by its Disaster Control Group...

  • ONE XII Holds General Assembly, Camaraderie and Cooperation of Members Strengthened

    The Organization of NEDA Employees (ONE) XII held its Annual General Assembly on January 28, 2015 at the Special Reference and Data Center (SRDC) of NEDA XII Office in Koronadal City. About 86 percent of the total members attended the said assembly, which started at 10:00 o’clock in the morning and ended at about 5 o’clock in the afternoon....

  • NRO XII Celebrates 2014 Year-End Fellowship

    The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) XII conducted its annual Year-End Fellowship Celebration with the theme “GRATITUDE is a BLESSING” on December 18, 2014 at The Farm @ Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City. With SOCCSKSARGENS’s rich history and diverse culture due to its variety of ethnicity and customs, the Year-End Fellowship focused on a broader perspective of the essence of a...

  • NEDA XII Undertakes Outreach Program in DSWD XII’s Reception and Study Center for Children (RSCC)

    In the spirit of giving and sharing during Christmas Season, the NEDA Regional Office (NRO) XII officials and staff spent the morning of December 23, 2014 with children ranging from 7 to 17 years old who are under the care of DSWD XII’s RSCC. RD Arturo G. Valero and the NRO XII staff brought various simple gifts and snacks...

  • Obo Manobo Tribal Leader from SOCCSKSARGEN Region Wins National Award in the 2014 Search for Outstanding Volunteers

    The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA), Manila, in its letter dated 27 November 2014 to NEDA XII RD Arturo G. Valero, Chairperson of the Regional Search Committee-SOV 2014, announced that the individual nominee (adult category) from SOCCSKSARGEN Region is among the national awardees in the Search for Outstanding Volunteers. CY 2014. RD Valero identified the recipient of...


RDC XII Facilitates Broader Understanding of the ASEAN Economic Integration by 2015
The Regional Development Council (RDC) XII is pushing for broader understanding of the ASEAN Economic Integration (AEI) which will be in full swing starting this year.

RDC XII-Advisory Committee Pushes for Improved Interconnection of National Secondary Roads in Region XII and the Improvement of the Regional Government Center
The Regional Development Council (RDC) XII – Advisory Committee (AdCom) is pushing the improvement of the national secondary roads in the region, as well as the improvement of the Regional Government Center in Koronadal City during its recent meeting in Gen. Santos City. This was bared by NEDA XII Regional Director Arturo G. Valero who presided the meeting in his capacity as the RDC XII and AdCom acting chairperson.

RDC XII Sectoral Committees Review CY 2016 AIP
The four (4) sectoral committees of Regional Development Council (RDC) XII simultaneously conducted a review of the validated CY 2016 Annual Investment Programs (AIP) of the regional line agencies (RLAs), state universities and colleges (SUCs), and other instrumentalities of the National Government, such as government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs), in Region XII. The review was conducted on November 4, 2014 at Cinco Niñas, General Santos Drive, Koronadal City.

RLUC XII Welcomes Two New Members
The Regional Land Use Committee (RLUC) XII confirmed the membership of Atty. Al Calica and Architect Michael Ang as its new members.  The two new members took their oaths of office before RLUC XII Chairperson Arturo G. Valero during the Committee’s regular meeting on 12 November 2014 at FB Hotel, Koronadal City.

RDC XII Confirms PIA XII, NCIP XII, and NCMF XII as its Special Non-Voting Members
The Regional Development Council (RDC) XII confirmed the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) XII, National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) XII and National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) XII as special non-voting members during its 47th Regular Meeting on September 23, 2014 at Cinco Niñas, Koronadal City.

Provincial Government of South Cotabato and RDC XII-TWG-RSA Spearhead Orientation on Road Safety for Elementary Pupil Leaders and Teachers in Koronadal City
In celebration of October 21, 2014 as Road Safety Day in Region XII, the Provincial Government of South Cotabato, represented by Honorable  Ma. Ester Marin-Catorce, Chairperson of the Committee on Education, Science, Technology and Information of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan,  in coordination with the…

RDC XII InfraCom Conducts Consultation on Speed Limits
The Infrastructure and Utilities Development Committee (InfraCom) of Regional Development Council XII, conducted a special meeting on September 25, 2014 at the FB Hotel, Koronadal City to tackle issues related to the ordinances on speed limits passed and enforced by the municipalities of Tupi and Polomolok. RDC XII PSR Alfredo Bronx P. Hebrona, Jr., Committee Chairperson, presided over the meeting.


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Population 4.11 Million (2010) 4.11 Million (2010)
Population Growth Rate 2.46% (2000-2010) 2.46% (2000-2010)
Land Area 19,165.87 19,165.87
Number of Local Government Units 4 Provinces and 5 Cities 45 Municipalities and 1,194 Barangays 4 Provinces and 5 Cities 45 Municipalities and 1,194 Barangays
Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) 1,172.262 Billion (2012) 1172.262 Billion (2012)
GRDP Growth Rate 8.4% (2012-2013) 8.0% (2011-2012)
GVA in Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing (AHFF) 3.5% (2013) 5.4% (2011-2012)
GVA in Industry 11.6% (2013) 10.8% (2011-2012)
GVA in Services 9.4% (2013) 8.1% (2011-2012)
Investments Php72.625 Million (Q2 2014)* Php968.12 Million (Q1 2013)
Inflation Rate 3.9% (Dec. 2014) 5.0% (Dec. 2013)
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 149.7 (Dec. 2014) 144.1 (Dec. 2013)
Labor Force Participation Rate 65% (Oct. 2014) 65.7% (Oct. 2013)
Unemployment Rate 2.9% (Oct. 2014) 3.0% (Oct. 2013)
Under-employment Rate 21.8% (Oct. 2014) 24.5% (Oct. 2013)
Poverty Incidence among population 44.7% (2012) 35.7% (Oct. 2009)
Poverty Incidence among families 37.1% (2012) 28.1% (2009)
Poverty Threshold (Annual per Capita) Php18,737 (2012) Php15,762 (2009)
Infant Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) 7.97 (2013, DOH XII) 8.41 (2012, DOH XII)
Maternal Mortality Rate (per 100,000 LB) ) 70.86 (2013, DOH XII) 87.88 (2012, DOH XII)
Life Expectancy at Birth (2010-2015) 67.4 yrs. (M); 72.3 yrs. (F) 67.4 yrs. (M); 72.3 yrs. (F)
Households with access to potable water 93.19% (2013, DOH XII) 91.02% (2012, DOH XII)
Households with access to sanitary toilets 82.86% (2013, DOH XII) 81.24% (2012, DOH XII)
Net Enrolment Ratio (Elementary) 83.01% (2013.2014) 85.83% (2011-2012)
Net Enrolment Ratio (Secondary) 50.03% (2013-2014) 50.31% (2011-2012)
Cohort Survival Rate (Elementary) 74.91% (2013-2014) 63.36% (2011-2012)
Cohort Survival Rate (Secondary) 77.13% (2013-2014) 74.45% (2011-2012)
Total Road Density (km/ 0.078 km./ (June 2013) 0.076 km./ (July 2012)
Total Pavement Ratio 76.72% (June 2013) or 1,166.571 km 71.70% (June 2013) or 1,072.0629 km
Irrigation Development 39.84% (2012)
Percent of Barangay Energized 100% (2011)

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