Statistical Laws

The Philippine Statistical Act of 2013

December 11, 2013

An Act Reorganizing the Philippine Statistical System, repealing for the purpose Executive Order Numbered One Hundred Twenty-one, entitled “Reorganizing and Strengthening the Philippine Statistical System and for Other Purposes."





Presidential Proclamation No. 248

February 24, 2000

Adopting the Philippine Statistical Development Program (PSDP) for 1999-2004

Executive Order No. 352

July 2, 1996

Designation of Statistical Activities That Will Generate Critical Data for Decision-making of the Government and the Private Sector

Executive Order No. 135

November 6, 1993

Providing for the Establishment of a Well-Coordinated Local Level Statistical System

Executive Order No. 406

March 21, 1987

Institutionalizing the Philippine Economic-Environmental and Natural Resources Accounting (PEENRA) System and Creating Units Within the Organizational Structure of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), and National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB).

Proclamation No. 647

September 20, 1990

Declaring the Month of October of Every Year as the National Statistics Month

Executive Order No. 121

February 1, 1987

Reorganizing and Strengthening the Philippine Statistical System (PSS) and for Other Purposes

Batas Pambansa Blg. 72

June 11, 1980

An act providing for the taking of an integrated census every ten years beginning in the year nineteen hundred and eighty, and for other purposes.

Presidential Decree No. 418

March 20, 1974

Reconstituting the Bureau of the Census and Statistics of the Department of Trade as a new agency under the administrative supervision of the National Economic and Development Authority to be known as the National Census and Statistics Office.

Commonwealth Act No. 591

August 19, 1940

An act to create a Bureau of the Census and Statistics to consolidate statistical activities of the government therein.

Sec. 1. A Bureau of the Census and Statistic is created.

Sec. 2. The powers, functions, and duties of the Bureau of the Census and Statistics shall be as follows:

(a) To collect by enumeration, sampling or other methods, statistics and other information concerning population, agricultural conditions, the area and production of crops, the number of livestock, the production of livestock products, exports, imports, commerce, industrial and commercial enterprises, prices, employment wages, stocks of commodities, agricultural and other properties, social and economic institutions, and such other statistics as the President of the Philippines by executive order may direct;