Feb 14 2015

Wages in the Philippines 2009 and 2012

Family Incomes in the Philippines in the years 2009 and 2012

Average Family Annual Income 2012

The average Family Income in the Philippines in 2012 was 235,000 pesos per year.

NOTE: the psa.gov.ph site quotes: ” In 2012, Filipino families had an annual income of 235 thousand pesos, on average.”

The split of this income between each 10% group was:

715,000 Top 10% ( 59,583 per month)
381,000 Next 10% ( 31,750 per month)
286,000 Third ( 23,833 per month)
229,000 Fourth ( 19,083 per month)
182,000 Fifth ( 15,167 per month)
153,000 Sixth ( 12,750 per month)
130,000 Seventh ( 10,833 per month)
108,000 Eigth ( 9,000 per month)
92,000 Ninth ( 7,667 per month)
69,000 Bottom 10% ( 5,750 per month)

Average Family Annual Income 2009

The average Family Income in the Philippines in 2009 was 208,000 pesos per year.

The split of this income between each 10% group was:

639,000 Top 10% ( 53,250 per month)
338,000 Next 10% ( 28,167 per month)
251,000 Third ( 20,917 per month)
198,000 Fourth ( 16,500 per month)
163,000 Fifth ( 13,583 per month)
136,000 Sixth ( 11,333 per month)
113,000 Seventh ( 9,417 per month)
96,000 Eight ( 8,000 per month)
82,000 Ninth( 6,833 per month)
62,000 Bottom 10% ( 5,167 per month)

Philippine Incomes change from 2009 to 2012

The overall change in Incomes was a rise of 13% from 2009 to 2012

The 4th decentile (10% grouping) had the highest rise from 2009 to 2012, of 15.7% from 198,000 to 229,000 per year.

The bottom decentile (10% grouping) had the lowest rise from 2009 to 2012, of 11.3% from 62,000 to 69,000 per year.

This chart shows the change from 2009 to 2012 for each decentile group.

15.7% 4th
15.0% 7th
13.9% 3rd
13.0% This is the average for all groups
12.7% 2nd
12.5% 6th
12.5% 8th
12.2% 9th
11.9% Top 10%
11.7% 5th
11.3% Bottom 10%

Source: Table 2A, National Statistics Office,2009 and 2012 Family Income and Expenditure Survey Final Results

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