The Philippine Statistics Authority XII successfully conducted a Data Dissemination Forum on the Demographic and Socioeconomic Characteristics of the Population Based on the Results of the 2015 Census of Population (POPCEN 2015) on November 7, 2017 at Villa Amor, Koronadal City. This activity was part of the activities that were lined-up for the regional observance of the 28th National Statistics Month.
SrSS Edward Donald F. Eloja discussed the background of the 2015 Census of Population while the highlights of the 2015 Census of Population-Demographic and Socio-economic characteristics was discussed by SOCD Chief Statistical Specialist Ismael B. Ramos, Jr. City Planning and Development Coordinator of LGU-Koronadal City, Ms. Agnes D. Daguro was also present as discussant on the importance of the data sets on demographic and socio-economic characteristics from the POPCEN 2015 and the possible policy implications and interventions.
At the end of the presentations, there was an open-forum that was moderated by Supervising Statistical Specialist Daniel L. Baligasa of PSA South Cotabato. A Certificate of Appreciation was given to the discussant while all participants received tokens.
More than seventy (70) participants attended the activity with representatives coming from the various Regional Line Agencies and Offices, LGUs, Academe, the Private Sector and selected Quasi-Judicial Offices in Region XII.