Socio-Economic Profile

Economic ProfileSocial Sector IndicatorsInfrastructure & Utilities
No. of Business Registrations (2016): 8,003
New Registration: 1,509
Renewal of Registration: 6,494
Total Gross Sales of Registered Firms: 19,336,026,433.77
Total Capitalization of New Business: 995,127,815.74

No. of Business Establishments by Economic Activity
Wholesale and Retail: 3,928 (49.08%)
Services: 1,826 (22.82%)
Real Estate Renting and Boarding: 987 (12.33%)
Restaurant/Eatery: 471 (5.88%)
Bank and Financial Institutions: 352 (4.40%)
Manufacturer/ Producer: 349 (4.36%)
Recreation/Amusement Place: 87 (1.09%)
Cemetery: 3 (0.04%)

Employment Registration: 17,838
New Registration: 2,942
Renewal of Registration: 14,896
Source: Business Permit and Licensing Office

Davao Region
Labor and Employment, 2015
Labor Force Participation (%): 61.70
Employment Rate (%): 94.20
Unemployment Rate (%): 5.87
Underemployment (%): 18.98

Family Income and Expenditure (Php), 2015
Ave. Annual Family Income: 247,000
Ave. Annual Family Expenditure: 190,000

Daily Minimum Wage Rates

Agriculture: 335.00
Non-Agriculture/Industrial/Commercial and Retail/Service:
Employing more than 10 workers 340.00
Retail/Service:
Employing not more than10 workers 315.00

Davao Province
Poverty Incidence (%), 2015: 26.10
Poverty Threshold (%), 2015: 24,424

Inflation Rate (%), 2015: 2.90
Gross Regional Domestic Product: 33,022,026,000
Growth Rate: 9.40
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority

Construction (2016)
No. of Building Permits Issued: 1,026
Value in Pesos: 5,958,189.63
Source: City Engineer’s Office

Education (SY 2015-2016) (Source: DepEd)

Literacy Rate
Basic Simple Literacy: 99.05%

Elementary Education
Participation Rate: 102.10%
Retention Rate: 98.31%
Promotion Rate: 97.45%
Graduation Rate: 93.00%
Survival rate: 93.45%
Drop-Out Rate: 0.56%
Repetition Rate: 0.81%

Secondary Education
Participation Rate: 76.44%
Retention Rate: 91.81%
Promotion Rate: 95.05%
Graduation Rate: 74.91%
Survival rate: 77.73%
Drop-Out Rate: 1.73%
Repetition Rate: 0.73%

Health (Source: City Health Office)
Health Center Physician to Population Ratio: 1:145,506
Health Center Midwife to Population Ratio: 1:16,167
Health Center Nurse to Population Ratio: 1: 41,573

Mortality Rate
Infant: 12.50
Under 5 years old: 16.61
Crude Death Rate (%): 5.10
Rate of Malnutrition (0-71mos.): 1.20
Immunization Rate (0-12 mos.): 82.80

Water and Sanitation
% of Hhs with access to potable water: 98.60
% of Hhs with sanitary toilets: 98.26

Environment (Source: CENRO)

Waste Disposal
Ave. daily garbage disposal (tons): 80.66
No. of Garbage Trucks: 9

Local Road network, 2016: 612.323 km.
Concreted: 158.741 km.
Asphalted: 79.005 km.
Graveled: 363.760 km.
Unpaved: 5.00 km.

Availability of Basic Utilities as of 2016
• % of Household with Water Supply: 75.63%
• % of Household with Electricity Supply: 87.26%
(Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative-DANECO)

Telecommunications
• Tel. Company – PLDT
• Mobile Phone companies (3) – SMART, SUN and
Globe Network

Transportation
• A total of 3,150 motorized tricycles were manufactured and franchised in 2012.

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