Core Regional Indicator (CoRe-Is)


The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Board approved for adoption the CoRe-Is through Resolution No. 10, series of 2017. The CoRe-Is is a set of 98 economic, social and multidomain indicators that aims to:

  • Monitor the social, economic, political, cultural and environmental developments at the regional level;
  • Aid the government in understanding the needs of ocal communities; and
  • Enable both the national and local governments make right policies, decisions and actions for development planning and policy formulation.

These indicators would be produced, compiled, and disseminated taking into account comparability of indicators across regions.


A. Demographic and Social Statistics
  • Average (Annual) Family Expenditure
  • Average (Annual) Family Income
  • Gini Coefficient
  • Poverty Incidence among Families
  • Poverty Incidence among Population
  • Poverty Threshold
  • Subsistence Incidence among Families
  • Subsistence Incidence among Population
  • Achievement Rate
  • Cohort Survival Rate
  • Gross Survival Rate (Tertiary) 
  • Completion Rate
  • Drop out Rate
  • Graduation Rate
  • Gross Enrolment Rate
  • Gross Enrolment Rate (Tertiary) 
  • Participation Rate (Net Enrolment Rate
  • Pupil-Teacher Ratio
  • Student-Teacher Ratio
  • Student-Faculty Ratio
  • Pupil-Classroom Ratio
  • Student-Classroom Ratio
  • Basic/Simple Literacy Rate
  • Student Grantees of Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPS)
  • Enrolment in Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) Programs
  • Graduates in TVET Programs
  • Employment Rate
  • Underemployment Rate
  • Unemployment Rate
  • Hospital Bed-Population Ratio (HBPR)
  • Skilled Health Personnel to Population Ratio
  • Proportion of Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel
  • Contraceptive Prevalence Rate
  • Proportion of Fully Immunized Children
  • Prevalence of underweight children under five years of age
  • Infant Mortality Rate
  • Maternal Mortality Rate
  • Under-five Mortality Rate
  • Proportion of tuberculosis cases detected under directly observed treatment short course (DOTS)
  • Unduplicated Number of Clients
  • Number of families provided with disaster relief assistance
  • Number of Out-of-School Youth Served
  • Number of Pantawid households provided with cash grants
  • Number of Senior Citizens provided with Social Pension
  • Number of Women in Especially Difficult Circumstances Served
  • Number of Children in Child Development Centers (CDCs) and Supervised Neighborhood Plays (SNPs) provided with Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP)
  • Number of Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) households assisted through the Microenterprise Development Track
  • Number of SLP households with one adult family member assisted through Employment Facilitation Track
  • Number of households that benefitted from completed   KC-NCDDP sub-projects
  • Number of clients served in residential and nonresidential care facilities
  • Number of children placed for alternative care
  • Number of trafficked persons provided with social welfare services
  • Number of clients served through assistance to individuals in crisis situation
  • Number of clients served through assistance to communities in need
  • Population
  • Population Density
  • Population Growth Rate
  • Number of Families by Main Source of Water Supply
  • Number of Families by Type of Toilet Facility

B. Economic Statistics 

  •  Gross Regional Domestic Expenditure (at current and constant prices)
  • Gross Regional Domestic Product (at current and constant prices)
  • Gross Domestic Research and Development (R&D) Expenditures
  • Regional R&D Personnel
  • Area of Farm
  • Volume of Crop Production
  • Volume of Fishery Production
  • Volume of Livestock Production
  • Volume of Poultry Production
  • Consumer Price Index
  • Inflation Rate
  • Purchasing Power of Peso
  • Bank Density Ratio
  • Total Deposit Liabilities
  • Total Loan Portfolio
  • Number of Establishments
  • Number of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises
  • Visitor Arrivals
  • Volume and Value of Exports
  • Volume and Value of Import
C. Environment and Multi-domain Statistics 
  • Distribution of Pollutants
  • Total Forest Land Area
  • Crime Solution Efficiency Rate
  • Crime Volume
  • Ratio of Firemen to Population
  • Number of Suppressed Fire Incidents
  • Ratio of Policemen to Population
  • Total Revenue Collections (LGU)
  • Compliance to Full Disclosure Policy
  • Length of National Bridges
  • Number of National Bridges
  • Length of National Roads
  • Number of Driver Permits/Licenses Issued
  • Number of Motor Vehicles Registered
  • Status of Energization (Percentage of Barangays Energized)
  • Percentage of Families with Electricity
  • Power Consumption in Kilowatt-hour)
  • Oil Consumption in Liters
  • Percent Level of Irrigation Development


Mapped Indicators

Legal Basis

Roles and Responsibilities of Stakeholders

The PSA Regional Statistical Services Offices (RSSOs)

1. Coordinate the conduct of meetings of the RSCs focusing on the generation and accessibility of CoRe-Is

2. Compile and disseminate the CoRe-Is at least on an annual basis on its regional summits and other forms and channels and to be included in the Regional Social and Economic Trends (RSET) annual publication of the PSA RSSOs

3. Provide technical assistance in the generation and development of the CoRe-Is as may be needed by the implementing agencies and local governments in the regions and provinces.

The Regional Statistics Committees (RSCs)

1.Oversee the implementation and adoption in the regions

2. Provide guidance in the continuous improvement and updating of the CoRe-Is

3. Identify additional indicators to the CoRe-Is as needed to monitor the attainment of the region’s development goals and targets

4. Elevate to the PSA Board, any issue/matter regarding the compilation of the CoRe-Is which cannot be resolved at the subnational level

The Philippine Statistical System (PSS) and other government instrumentalities

1. Provide the necessary data support to compile and disseminate the CoRe-Is

2. Improve on the CoRe-Is list as may be needed in the monitoring of the progress of regional development goals and targets, which can be determined by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), other government agencies, and Local Government Units (LGUs).