The most inclusive province: Bataan


Rolando T. Dy

If poverty incidence is the metric of inclusivity, what province wins?  Bataan. Surprised?

Let us compare the scores of provinces with the least number of poor.

Among the top performers, Bataan has the lowest poverty incidence at 2 percent in 2015.  It was No. 7 among 79 provinces in 2006.  It jumped to No. 1 in 2015 from No. 7 among 79 provinces in 2006. It also posted among the fastest reduction of poor between 2006 and 2015 at -74 percent. NCR hardly reduced its poverty incidence.

May 15 - MAP Battan The most inclusive province Final (RDY)

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