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American poverty fell in 2018 but more lack health insurance – U.S. Census

Sep 11, 2019 - 7:25 PM

Data show government health coverage intended for the poorest Americans weakened in 2018, notably affecting large numbers of children

Trump calls for U.S. census delay after Supreme Court defeat

Jun 28, 2019 - 8:09 AM

Held only once every 10 years, the US census is instrumental in apportioning some $675 billion in federal funding to states and cities

US CENSUS.  In this file photo taken on April 23, 2019, demonstrators rally at the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, to protest a proposal to add a citizenship question in the 2020 Census. Photo Mandel Ngan/AFP

Security high as Pakistan launches first census in 19 years

Mar 15, 2017 - 1:57 PM

The weeks long process a challenge in a country known for corruption and dysfunction will deploy a team of more than 300 000 people and involve 55 million forms

COUNTED. An official from the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics marks a house after collecting information from a resident during a census in Karachi on March 15, 2017. Asif Hassan/AFP

Local governments urged to prioritize programs for PWDs

Jul 17, 2016 - 3:15 PM

July 17 marks the start of the 38th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

PRIOTIZE. July 17 marks the start of the 38th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week. File photos from Rappler, EPA, and Office of the Vice President

2015 Census: PH population at 100.98 million

May 25, 2016 - 7:13 PM

Region IV A the National Capital Region and Region III are still the 3 most populous regions in the country

Global elderly population exploding – US report

Mar 29, 2016 - 4:45 PM

More than 600 million people worldwide are 65 years old or above says the US Census Bureau

epa05061835 A Chinese elderly patient walks with the help of a walking aid in a corridor of Songtang Hospice nursing home in Beijing, China, 07 December 2015 (issued 09 Dec). East Asia, led by China, is rapidly aging and has the world's largest share of the aging population ages 65 and over, or 211 million people, according to a new World Bank report released on 09 December 2015. At more than a third of the global population, the fast graying population will result in a significant reduction in adult work force and have vast implications on the economic growth and public services of the region. China alone will incur a net loss of 90 million workers by 2040 according to the report. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG

Gov’t warning: Make sure annulment documents are real

Dec 27, 2015 - 11:30 AM

Aware of rampant forgery of documents and many falling prey to persistent fixers the PSA urges the public to deal only with certified officers

FAST FACTS: 2015 census of population

Aug 09, 2015 - 11:41 AM

What should we expect from the latest population survey? Here s information you need to know

LOGO. The government uses this image as logo for the 2015 Census. Image from PSA

Japan population falls to 15-year low

Apr 18, 2015 - 3:54 PM

The population drops by 0 17 percent or 215 000 people to 127 083 000 as of October 1 last year

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) greets guests during a cherry blossoms viewing party hosted by the premier at Shinjuku Gyoen park in Tokyo, Japan, 18 April 2015. Photo by Franck Robichon/EPA

Guard shot dead at US Census Bureau

Apr 10, 2015 - 11:23 AM

UPDATED The US Census Bureau guard who was shot is now dead He was earlier in extremely critical condition after being shot at least once in his upper body

CENSUS BUREAU SHOOTING. Law enforcement vehicles gather at an entrance of the US Census Bureau headquarters, where an armed man who, according to authorities, shot a security guard at a gate of the facility, in Suitland, Maryland, USA, 09 April 2015. Photo by Drew Angerer/EPA

Where to find singles across the Philippines?

Feb 11, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Check specific regions where Juliets have their best chances of finding their Romeos

UN chief to Myanmar: Address Rohingya census exclusion

Sep 27, 2014 - 12:14 PM

Ban Ki Moon says Myanmar must address the underlying causes of conflict between Buddhists and Muslims or its reform process will suffer

Number of children in Japan slips to new low

May 04, 2014 - 6:22 PM

Of major countries with a population of at least 40 million Japan had the lowest ratio of children to the total population

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Tensions as Myanmar embarks on first census in 30 years

Mar 30, 2014 - 2:08 PM

A main point of contention is that Muslims will not be able to register as Rohingya viewed by UN as among the world s most persecuted minorities

August imports growth slide to 6.9%

Oct 25, 2013 - 12:14 PM

Value of imports in August reached 5 542 billion reflecting a 6 9 year on year hike that s slower than July s pace

SLOWER GROWTH. The pace of growth of Philippine imports slowed down in August. AFP PHOTO/ROMEO GACAD

Imports bounce back in July

Sep 25, 2013 - 11:12 AM

Imports recover in July on the back of higher shipments of electronic products

A staff member of the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines shows in their Manila office on December 10, 2008 computer chips manufactured by foreign semiconductor firms in the country. AFP PHOTO/ROMEO GACAD

In US, Asian immigrants better off than whites - study

Jun 26, 2013 - 1:47 PM

Study: Asian immigrants tend to live in highly segregated enclaves in the United States and their income level is often higher than that of white Americans

File photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Census data points to US becoming a nation of minorities

Dec 13, 2012 - 9:24 AM

The United States will become a nation of minorities in 2043 when whites will cease to make up the majority of the population the US Census Bureau said Wednesday

U.S. citizenship candidate Ricardo Barrera, 8, takes the oath of citizenship as his father Ricardo Barrera (L), mother Reina Barrera and his sister Ashley, 1, look on during a naturalization ceremony at the Los Angeles Central Library on September 19, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

INFOGRAPHIC: How old are Filipinos?

Sep 30, 2012 - 8:44 AM

Why is the Philippines in a sweet spot ?

White births in US no longer in majority: report

May 17, 2012 - 4:00 PM

Minority races Hispanics blacks and Asians and other mixed races accounted for 50 4 percent of births over the year to July accounting for a majority for the first time in US history

Why it took PNoy 1 year to approve the 2010 census

Apr 10, 2012 - 7:49 PM

Why did it take President Aquino a year to sign a seemingly innocuous and routinary piece of document such as the latest national census?

Official population tally: 92.34-M Filipinos in 2010

Apr 08, 2012 - 10:11 PM

Official count is 92 337 852 population in 2010 which translated to an average annual growth of 1 9 during the decade slower than the 2 34 population growth rate in 1990 2000

SLOWER GROWTH? Total population of Philippines in 2010 was 92.34 million, according to census agency. This translates to an average 1.90% annual growth from 2000 to 2010, slower than the 2.43% annual pace in 1990-2000 period. Background photo from AFP