Poverty Reduction Statistics Attributable to Educational Services: 2000 – 2010

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Authors : Paterno S. Baguinat III, Narcisa S. Bureros


 This investigation attempted to find out the statistical evidences of poverty reduction in the Province of Zamboanga del Norte from 2000 to 2010 due to the educational services in the province by profiling basic education, alternative learning system, vocational/technical education, and the higher institutions services. Results revealed that Zamboanga del Norte registered poverty reduction statistics for the past three survey periods: 2003, 2006 and 2009. Poverty incidence reduced by 5.4 percent from 2003 to 2006 and 1.2 percent from 2006 to 2009. However, the province still registered poverty incidence of 52.9 percent in 2009 which indicated that more than 50 percent of its households were still living below poverty line. The study revealed further that poverty reduction statistics did not strongly link to the educational services in the province.

KEYWORDS: poverty reduction statistics, attributable, education services


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