Question: Why Cebu is the poorest city in the Philippines?

According to the NSCB poverty statistics they didnt allow Cebus claim of prosperity because it does not show the improvement of its peoples living conditions because there are still few families and a number of foreign investors funnel billions of pesos into its banks, the rich are getting richer and the magnitude

Is Philippines one of the poorest?

The Philippines has a fairly high poverty rate with more than 16% of the population living below the poverty line. From 2015 to 2020, the rate of poverty declined from 21.6% to 16.6%. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte aims to reduce the rate of poverty to 14% by 2022.

Who is considered poor in Philippines?

The poor in the Philippines are most likely self-employed farmers, fisherfolk, or other agricultural workers. Three-quarters of these people live in severe disaster-risk areas that are highly rural. In 2015, about 58 percent of poor households have more than six members.

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