Family Income and Expenditure Survey

NCR Family Living Wage as of March 2024

April 9, 2024

The low wages and incomes of many Filipinos aren’t enough to keep up with the rising costs of basic goods and services.

NCR family living wage as of August 2023

September 5, 2023

The pockets of workers, producers, and ordinary households will keep hurting as long as only token wage hikes and token price controls are implemented.

The family living wage (as of October 2022)

November 9, 2022

The urgency for a substantial wage increase, ample cash assistance for the poor and subsidies for vulnerable sectors become all the more glaring as the cost of living rises with soaring inflation.

Severe Income Inequality in the Philippines (2)

June 19, 2018

Aside from only a few super-rich families holding one half of total Filipino family income, there is a huge gap between how much majority of ordinary Filipino households earn monthly, and that of the country’s top earners. But government’s market-oriented policies tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer, such as slapping more […]