Provincial Statistical Office
Catanduanes Province 
Chief Statistical Specialist
BL Jastrid Bldg National Road, Cavinitan
Virac, Catanduanes 4800
CP No.: 0920-968-1179 

Chief Statistical Specialist's Message

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in its 6th year after it was created by virtue of the Philippine Statistics Act of 2013 or the Republic Act (RA) 10625 continues serving the public with this year’s theme, “Working SMARTER through Innovation.” The National Statistician ,Lisa Grace S. Bersales, in her message, said that we need Innovation for us to fulfil our Vision on being Solid, Responsive, and World Class; to Level up with our Quality Policy; to be Healthy PSA and Happy PSA; and to focus on High Impact Flagship activities. She added that to do this, we must consider People’s mind set; look at the Processes and the Services aligned to the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery (EODBEGSD); embrace Technologies; and build Leaders. As we do innovation, we must do things as Specific, Measurable, Agreed on, Realistic, Time Bound, and Recorded. It is in this perspective that the 2019 accomplishments of the PSA Catanduanes Provincial Statistics Office were smoothly implemented despite limited workforce.
In 2019, for our Statistical and Information Services, we successfully implemented the Householdbased, Industry-based, and Admin-based surveys. Major surveys include the Family Income and Expenditure Survey and the 2019 Functional Literacy, Education, and Mass Media Survey. The 2018 Census of Philippine Business and Industry (CPBI) being conducted every 6 years was implemented within the given time-frame. We did finish convening the 2020 Census of Population and Housing (CPH) Provincial and Municipal Census Coordination Board as preparatory activity for the 2020 CPH. This office continues to disseminate the data generated thru prints; radio program; social media; and through a gathering in a form of forum and lecture to students, elected officials, vulnerable groups, respondents, and other Data users.
On Civil Registration and Vital Statistics services, we adapt the project PSA Community Assistance on Registration and Education Services (PSA CARES). This is basically bringing the services closer to the people through the conduct of mobile registration and acceptance of request application for PSA issued documents. Included also in this project is encouraging Local Civil Registry Offices (LCROs) to digitize their records using the fast scan app. As we embrace technologies in data presentation, more infographics on Vital Statistics were produced as ready reference to data users, extracted from the Decentralized Vital Statistics System (DVSS).
To enhance partnership on statistics, as well as promote appreciation on the importance of having data and using it in planning and program implementation, we had the conduct of the 30th National Statistics Month celebration by having the 1st Data Cartooning contest offered to Grade 11 students, the Data User’s Forum and Launching of the 2020 CPH. The creation of the Provincial Statistics Committee became effective through an Executive Order by the Provincial Governor signed this year. These activities form part of our mandate on Statistical Planning and Coordination.
Another accomplishment is the massive information dissemination on the Philippine Identification Systems Act (RA 11055). Audio Video presentation on PhilID is being played at the frontline service area and in PSA organized and partnered lecture-forum activities.
All these were successfully done with the concerted efforts of the Men and Women of PSA Catanduanes, with the full support and cooperation of our partners namely: the Data Providers, Local Government Units, Media, National Government Agencies, NonGovernment Organizations, Service Providers, Data Users, our Family, and the Management. Above all, these would not be possible, without the Divine Intervention of our God the Almighty. Let us work smarter through innovation as we deliver our mandate with sincerity, dedication, and utmost responsibility in the coming years.
My heartfelt thanks to everyone!
Chief Statistical Specialist


What's New?


Special Release on Vital Statistics for 1st Semester 2020 Special Release on Vital Statistics for 2nd Semester 2020


CPI SR January 2021 CPI SR November 2020 CPI SR December 2020
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SR on Livestock and Poultry, 2018-2019 SR on Palay and Corn Production 2017-2019
SR on Livestock and Poultry, 2019-2020 SR on Palay and Corn, 2015-2016
SR on Livestock and Poultry, 2015-2016 SR on Palay and Corn, 2016-2017
SR on Livestock Poultry, 2017-2018 SR on Fishery Production 2015-2019
SR on Crops Production 2015-2019 Infographicson Agricultural Statistics Catanduanes 2019-2020


Catanduanes Birth Statistics 2020

Catanduanes Marriage Statistics 2020

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Catanduanes Preliminary Vtial Statistics for First Semester 2021

Catanduanes Birth Statistics 2018

Catanduanes Death Statistics 2018

Catanduanes Marriage Statistics 2018

Catanduanes Vital Statistics 2019


The Province

Lying east of Bicol mainland, Catanduanes is an island paradise in the pacific, covering a total land area of 1,511.5 sq km. Your visit to this island is more than just wxploring its unspoiled beaches or enjoying surfing at Puraran Beach located on the northside. Catanduanes offers much more. It is rich in history, belnding quality with the peaceful jutting mountains all over the island. Adventurers hike the twisting trails of Gigmoto and San Andres and enjoy the cool refreshing waterfalls.

The religious visit to the ancient church of Bato and hike to the stone chapel a kilometer away where the first mass was believed to have been celebrated byt the Spanish conquerors. Island life is not quite as it seems. The capital town of Virac is irresistible for an oceanfront entertainment and arousing videoke bars. A hotel offers a breathtaking view of the entire island as its penthouse restaurant. Resorts abound to accomodate leisure-sseking travelers, with a chain of picnic sheds and cottages over a well-manicured, surrounded with lush greeneries.

The province comprises Catanduanes Island (also called Virac Island), the Panay Island, Lete Island, Palumbanes group of islands (Porongpong, Tignob and Calabagio) and a few other minor surrounding islets and rocks.

Catanduanes was a former sub-province of Ambos Camarines in the early 1900s and later of Albay. It gained provincial autonomy when Congressman Francisco Perfecto filled House Bill No. 301 which separated the province from Albay. It was approved on September 26, 1945 and subsequently signed into law by President Sergio Osmeña on October 24, 1945. Remigio Socito, the last Lieutenant Governor, was appointed as the first Provincial Governor. When elections were held in 1947, Alfonso V. Usero became the first elected Governor.

Catanduanes Statistical News

August 2021

The Philippine Statistics Authority will conduct the 2021 Updating of Geotagged Building Structures and Geotagging of Economic Areas in municipality of Virac being the sample municipality for this activities. Ninety one (91) enumeration areas in Virac will be visited by Map Data Collectors from... Read more about PSA CATANDUANES TO CONDUCT 2021 UPDATINGOF GEOTAGGED BUILDING STRUCTURES AND GEOTAGGING OF ECONOMIC AREAS

July 2021

Catanduanes recorded a total population 271, 879 as of May 1, 2020, based in the 2020 Census of Population and Housing (CPH). Proclamation No. 1179 was issued last 6 July 2021 by the President of the Republic of the Philippines. This issuance declared the official population counts.

July 2021


Inflation Rate in Catanduanes decelerates to 6.2 in June 2021

July 2021

The Philippine Statistics Authority will conduct the July 2021 Labor Force Survey (LFS) and the 2021 Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES). A total of one hundred sixteen (116) sample barangays with one thousand five hundred forty seven (1, 547) sample households will be interviewed in the... Read more about PSA CATANDUANES TO CONDUCT JULY 2021 LFS AND 2021 FIES 1st VISIT

May 2021


The total volume of production of livestock and poultry in the province of Catanduanes for the year 2020 reached 8, 793.5 metric tons which was 5.1% higher than the recorded total volume of production of 8, 345.9 metric tons in 2019.

May 2021

Philippine Statistics Authority - Catanduanes Provincial Statistical Office will spearheads the conduct of 2021 National Updating of List of the Establishments (ULE) that will start on 10 May 2021 and will last up to 31 July 2021. The 2021 ULE is a nationwide undertaking which aims to provide an... Read more about PSA CATANDUANES SPEARHEADS THE CONDUCT OF 2021 ULE

January 2021

Abaca production was highest in Catanduanes

Among the crops produced in the province, abaca had the highest volume of production, amounting to a total of 128.3 thousand metric tons. From 2015 to 2019, the total production decreased at an average rate of 0.1 percent. Moreover, Catanduanes... Read more about CROPS PRODUCTION IN CATANDUANES 2015-2019

January 2021

Catanduanes fisheries production declined from 2015 to 2019

The volume of fisheries production in Catanduanes declined at an average annual rate of 10.9 percent, from 6.8 thousand metric tons in 2015 to 4.3 thousand metric tons in 2019 (Figure 1 and Table 1). Among the fisheries subsector... Read more about CATANDUANES FISHERIES SITUATION REPORT 2015-2019

January 2021

Palay production in Catanduanes was highest in 2018

The volume of palay production in Catanduanes was highest in 2018 during the three-year period. It amounted to 39.9 thousand metric tons, which is 5.7 percent more than the recorded production of 37.8 thousand metric tons in 2017 (Figure... Read more about PALAY AND CORN PRODUCTION IN CATANDUANES 2017-2019

January 2021

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will conduct the Step 1 Registration of the Philippine Identification System (PHILSYS) Act or Republic Act No. 11055 in selected barangays in all municipalities of the province from January 18 to March 31, 2021.




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