49% ng pamilyang Filipino, mahirap — SWS

49% ng pamilyang Filipino, mahirap — SWS

July 10, 2021 @ 9:51 AM 1 year ago


Manila, Philippines — Iniulat na nasa 49% ng pamilyang Filipino ang nagsasabing sila ay mahirap habang nasa 17 porsyento naman ang nagsabing hindi sila dukha.

Batay sa Social Weather Stations (SWS), 49 porsyento ng pamilyang Filipino o  katumbas ng12.4 milyon ang nagsabing sila ay mahirap sa survey na isinagawa noong Abril 28  hanggang Mayo 2.

Iginiit naman ng 33 porsyento na sila ay ‘borderline poor.’

 “The national Social Weather Survey of April 28-May 2, 2021, found only 17% of Filipino families rating themselves as Hindi Mahirap or Not Poor, 49% rating themselves as Mahirap or Poor, and 33% placing themselves on the borderline dividing the two categories (recorded by SWS as Borderline Poor),” saad ng SWS.

“This is similar to the findings in November 2020 when only 16% felt Not Poor, 48% felt Poor, and 36% felt Borderline Poor.”

 “The total percentage of poor families consists of 9.4% who were non-poor 1-4 years ago (“Newly Poor”), 4.9% who were non-poor five or more years ago (“Usually Poor”), and 34.9% who never experienced being non-poor (“Always Poor”),” dagdag pa rito.

“Of the estimated 12.4 million Poor families in May 2021, 2.4 million were Newly Poor, 1.2 million were Usually Poor, and 8.8 million were Always Poor.” RNT/FGDC