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Investments in people

  • As of 2015, the Pantawid Pamilya Program has provided cash grants amounting to P16.79 million in exchange for school attendance and health check-ups to 5,377 poor households in the city.
  • In 2015, 155 children of Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in the municipality graduated from high school.
  • 60,380 individuals, which is 89% of the projected 2015 population, are covered by PhilHealth as of 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 P33.14 million was obligated to improve existing health facilities, which include 25 urban health units. Further, a total of P155 million was allocated to improve one (1) urban health unit and one (1) hospital from 2015 to 2016.
  • From AY 2011-2012 to AY 2014-2015, P210,000 in scholarship grants was awarded by the government to college students.

For 2016, the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) for the city was P114.98 million, 64.74% higher than the IRA for the city for 2010 which was only P69.79 million.

—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.

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