PSA Central Luzon Enjoins Support for the First Conduct of the Women and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Development Index (WIDI)

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2022-PRWIDI-2022-012A

Release Date: 

Friday, January 28, 2022

28 January 2022 – City of San Fernando Pampanga. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Central Luzon announces the conduct of the Women and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Development Index (WIDI) Survey, which will be undertaken from 31 January 2022 to 26 February 2022.

This survey’s focus on women, girls and children and ICT, is just the start of several sectoral surveys that the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) intends to conduct as part of its baseline series.

The overall objectives of this survey are the following:

  • To obtain data on ICT access by women and girls in target households;
  • To indicate extent of ICT use for education, employment, livelihood and entrepreneurship among women and girls; and
  • To provide the evidence for ICT policy and planning focused on women and girls.

In Central Luzon, there will be nine (9) teams to conduct the said survey in its month-long run. The teams of Field Interviewers will enumerate in the provinces of Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Tarlac, and Zambales and in the Highly Urbanized Cities of Angeles and Olongapo.

In line with this, PSA Central Luzon enjoins everyone, every woman, especially those selected sample households, to support and cooperate in the conduct of the 2022 WIDI Survey by providing truthful, complete and accurate information to the Field Interviewers.

For further inquiries, you may contact PSA RSSO III – Statistical Operations and Coordination Division at telephone number (045) 436-4452 or email us at psaregion3@gmail.com.

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