The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) XII observed the 28thEDSA People Power Revolution anniversary on 25 February 2014 through the viewing of videos and pictures on this important event in Philippine history. The film viewing was facilitated by theFinance Administrative Division (FAD) at the Special Reference and Data Center (SRDC) of NRO XII. Prior to the film viewing,Mr. Richie A....
DDG Margarita R. Songco of the NEDA Regional Development Office led the ground breaking ceremony for the NEDA Regional Office (NRO) XII building at the Regional Government Center (RGC), Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City, South Cotabato on 13 February 2014. Also on hand were RD Arturo G. Valero of NRO XII; Director Roderick Planta and Asst. Director Violeta Corpuz of...
The National Project Monitoring Committee (NPMC) headed by NEDA Deputy Director-General Margarita S. Songco held its 1st quarter meeting of the year at the Farm@Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City, South Cotabato on 12 February 2014. The NMPC is an inter-agency committee of the national government mandated to coordinate and oversee among others, the implementation of the Regional Project Monitoring and...
NEDA XII RD Arturo G. Valero recently appointed Ms. Regie Lou P. Rosaceña, CPA as new office accountant and promoted Mr. Apollo Y. Manlawe (from EDS II to Senior EDS) and Mr. Aurel Raymund P. Betque (from EDSI to EDS II). Ms. Rosaceña is a graduate of BS Accountancy at Mindanao State University-General Santos City. Before joining NEDA XII,...
RDC XII Launches the Updated SOCCSKSARGEN Regional Development Plan, 2013-2016
The Regional Development Council (RDC) XII launched the Updated SOCCSKSARGEN Regional Development Plan, 2013-2016, and its companion documents, namely, the Regional Development Investment Program (RDIP), 2014-2016 and the Regional Results Matrices (RRM), on 13 February 2014 in Koronadal City, South Cotabato.
Congresspersons Pledge Closer Collaboration with RDC XII and Support to RDP
The RDC XII-Advisory Committee (RDC XII-AdCom) Reorganizational Meeting was held on 14 January, 2014 at The Farm, Brgy. Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City with Arturo G. Valero, Acting RDC XII Chairperson presiding.
RDC XII Adopts Updated Regional Development Plan and Investment Program, 2013-2016
The Regional Development Council (RDC) XIIconducted its 44th regular meeting on November 28, 2013 at Krista Del Rio Splash Resort, Koronadal City. The meeting, presided over by Acting RDC XII Chairperson Arturo G. Valero of NEDA XII, was highlighted by the RDC’s review, approval and adoption of the updated Regional Development Plan, 2014-2016.
SOCCSKSARGEN Region Celebrates 2013 RDC WEEK
The 2013 celebration of RDC Week was successfully conducted in SOCCSKSARGEN Region on September 23-27 this year. It was a display of support and cooperation among the members of the Council. This year’s celebration aims to achieve the following objectives: a) to improve RDC XII efficiency and effectiveness in carrying out its mandated functions through strengthening linkages and partnerships …
RDC XII Confirms PSR Members, Selects Nominees for Chair and Co-Chair
The Regional Development Council (RDC) XII conducted its 43rd Regular Meeting on August 14, 2013 at The Farm, Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City. The meeting was called primarily to reorganize the Council pursuant to Executive Order No. 325, Series of 1996, according to NEDA XII Regional Director Arturo G. Valero, who is currently acting RDC XII Chairperson pending the appointment of the Council’s Chair and Co-Chairperson for the term 2013-2016 by President Aquino.
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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 sq.km.||19,165.87 sq.km.|
|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)||157.126 Billion (2011)|
|GRDP Growth Rate||8.1% (2011-2012)||4.0% (2010-2011)|
|GVA in Agriculture, Hundting, Forestry and Fishing (AHFF)||5.4% (2011-2012)||2.2% (2010-2011)|
|GVA in Industry||10.8% (2011-2012)||5.5% (2010-2011)|
|GVA in Services||8.1% (2011-2012)||4.3% (2010-2011)|
|Investments||Php968.12 Million (Q1 2013)||Php2.215 Billion (Q2 2012)|
|Inflation Rate||5.0% (Dec. 2013)||2.6% (Dec. 2012)|
|Consumer Price Index (CPI)||144.1 (Dec. 2013)||137.1 (Dec. 2012)|
|Labor Force Participation Rate||65.7% (Oct. 2013)||67.2% (Oct. 2012)|
|Unemployment Rate||3.0% (Oct. 2013)||4.0% (Oct. 2012)|
|Under-employment Rate||24.5% (Oct. 2013)||22.1% (Oct. 2012)|
|Poverty Incidence among population||44.7% (2012)||35.7% (Oct. 2009)|
|Poverty Incidence among families||37.1% (2012)||28.1% (2009)|
|Poverty Threshold||Php18,737 (2012)||Php15,762 (2009)|
|Infant Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births)||8.41 (2012, DOH XII)||4.57 (2011, DOH XII)|
|Maternal Mortality Rate (per 100,000 LB) )||87.88 (2012, DOH XII)||70.86 (2011, DOH XII)|
|Life Expectancy at Birth||67.4 yrs. (M); 72.3 yrs. (F)||67.4 yrs. (M); 72.3 yrs. (F)|
|Households with access to potable water||91.02% (2012, DOH XII)||90.85 (2011, DOH XII)|
|Households with access to sanitary toilets||81.24% (2012, DOH XII)||80.47% (2011, DOH XII)|
|Net Enrolment Ratio (Elementary)||85.83% (2011-2012)||84.13% (2010-2011)|
|Net Enrolment Ratio (Secondary)||50.31% (2011-2012)||51.93% (2010-2011)|
|Cohort Survival Rate (Elementary)||63.36 (2011-2012)||64.67% (2010-2011)|
|Cohort Survival Rate (Secondary)||74.45 (2011-2012)||76.77% (2010-2011)|
|Basic Literacy Rate||87.03% (2008)|
|Total Road Density (km/Sq.km)||0.078 km./sq.km. (June 2013)||0.076 km./sq.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)||37.48% (2010)|
|Percent of Barangay Energized||100% (2011)||94.79% (2010)|