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Basic Philippine Voter Data:

As of Sept 29, 2021 there are 63.36M registered voters and counting. This might end at 65-68M registered voters once registration period ends on Oct 30. 5M + new voters so far.

Voter turnout was 75% in the 2019 elections

Voter segment

ABC is 13%, D 74% and E 13% .

Urban 49%, Rural 51%

Male 50%, Female 50%

Age

18-24 (15%)

25-34 (20%)

35-44 (20%) 

45-54 (20%)

55-64 (15%) 

65 and up (10%)

Educational Attainment

No formal edu/ elem (19%)

Some HS (16%)

Completed HS (32%)

Vocational (6%)

Some College (16%)

Completed Coll/Post Grad (11%)

Working (56%)

– govt 4%

– private 11%

– self employed 29%

– farmers/fisherfolk 11%

Not Working (44%)

Geography

NCR (14%)

Balance Luzon (45%)

Visayas (19%)

Mindanao (22%)

Overseas Votes:

There were 431k overseas voters in 2016 (0.96%) of total voters. From 2007 to 2019, the five countries with the highest Filipino voter turnout have been consistent: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and the United States

Dialect

Tagalog 42%

Ilocano 6%

Kapampangan 5%

Bicolano 5%

Ilonggo 9%

Cebuano 21%

Waray 4%

Others 8%

Religion

Roman Catholic 83%

INC 3%

Islam 4%

Others 11%

Other info (DICT Survey)

More than 90.0% of surveyed barangays have cellphone signals present in their barangays and more than half of these can access a 4G (LTE) signal

Only about 40.0% of the respondent barangays have TV signals in their area.

Only about 13.0% of population have free public Wi-Fi present in their barangays.

Less than half (47.1%) of the households have communal radios.

Around 82.7% of households have television at home

Only 8.2% of households have their own fixed telephone line

24.0% of households have communal cellphones but only two out of ten have communal computers.

Only 17.7% of households have their own internet access at home, the majority of which use the internet for social media and communication.

The results for the individual survey are as follows:

91.1% of individuals have watched television and that they spend around 3 hours watching TV daily.

79.01% of individuals have used their cellphones while only 33.9% have used a computer in the last three months.

46.88% of individuals have used the internet and many of them have used a cellphone to connect to the internet.

Other data (source: We are Social 2021 report) :

The Philippines tops the world again for time spent using social media, the 6th straight year it has done so. According to the report, Filipinos spend an average of 4 hours and 15 minutes each day on social media, which is 22 minutes higher than last year’s average of 3 hours and 53 minutes, and 3 minutes higher than 2019’s average of 4 hours and 12 minutes.

The global average for social media usage is 2 hours and 25 minutes, with Japan taking the last spot in the rankings, recording an average of 51 minutes.

The Philippines is also again the highest in internet usage, clocking in close to 11 hours per day at 10 hours and 56 minutes. Brazil comes in at second, with an average of 10 hours and 8 minutes, and Colombia at third, with an average of 10 hours and 7 minutes.

Data sources : Comelec website, Pulse Asia survey, DICT survey and other legitimate online sources.

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