Investments in Infrastructure
- From 2011 to 2016, total infrastructure allocation reached P3.13 billion, more than 8 times the allocation from 2005 to 2010 which was only at P397.00 million.
- 91 billion was allocated for roads and bridges, more than 12 times the P229.50 million allocation from 2005 to 2010.
- 34 million was allocated for flood control projects, more than 52 times the P1.50 million allocation from 2005 to 2010.
Investments in People
- As of January 2016, the Pantawid Pamilya Program has provided cash grants amounting to P249.40 million in exchange for school attendance and health check-ups to 36,212 poor households in the province, almost 10 times the 3,636 households enrolled as of 30 June 2010.
- In 2015, 586 children of Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in the province graduated from high school.
- 312,109 individuals, which is 80% of the projected 2015 population, are covered by PhilHealth in 2015. In 2010, PhilHealth coverage nationwide was only at 50.97%, much lower compared to the 92.11% nationwide coverage as of December 2015.
- From 2010 to 2014, a total of P145.80 million was obligated to improve existing health facilities in the province which include: 40 barangay health stations (BHS); 20 rural health units (RHUs); and 6 hospitals. Further, a total of P48.11 million was allocated to improve 11 RHUs, and 6 hospitals from 2015 to 2016.
- In 2015, 4,032 indigent senior citizens were provided with social pension in the amount of P15.10 million.
- 358 classrooms were completed in the province. 92 more are already funded for construction until 2016.
- 9,638 children have been fed in day care centers in the province in SY 2015-2016 under the Supplementary Feeding Program. Nationwide, the program was expanded to improve the nutrition not just of malnourished children but all children in day care centers through food supplementation for 120 feeding days.
- From AY 2011-2012 to AY 2014-2015, P1.68 million in scholarship grants was awarded by the government to college students in the province.
- The province registered a poverty incidence of 13.5% among its population in the first semester of 2015, 40.5 percentage points lower than its poverty incidence of 54.0% in the first semester of 2009.
For 2016, the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) for all LGUS in the province was P1.96 billion, 50.75% higher than the IRA for the province for 2010 which was only P30 billion.
—From the Presidential Management Staff
*Data from the Department of Public Works and Highways, the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the Department of Health, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, the Commission on Higher Education, and the Department of Budget and Management.