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THE PHILIPPINES’ RATE OF PROGRESS IN ATTAINING THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Based on preliminary findings of the Fourth Philippine Progress Report on the MDGs as of July 2010

MDG Goals, Targets, Indicators Baseline (1990 or year closest to 2007 Report 2010 Report 2015 Target Probability of Attainment, Probability of Attainment, 2010
1990)* 2007 Phil. Progress Report Phil. Progress Report
GOAL 1. ERADICATE EXTREME POVERTY AND HUNGER
Target 1.A: Reduce by half between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less than one dollar a day
Proportion of population below 45.3 30.0 (2003) 32.9 (2006) 22.65 HIGH MEDIUM
poverty threshold
Proportion of population below food 24.3 13.5 (2003) 14.6 (2006) 12.15 HIGH HIGH
threshold
Target 1.C: Reduce by half between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger
Prevalence of underweight children 34.5 24.6 (2005) 26.2 (2008) 17.25 HIGH MEDIUM
under five years of age
Proportion of households with per 69.4 56.9 (2003) No new data 34.7 HIGH MEDIUM
capita intake below 100% dietary available
energy requirement
GOAL 2: ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION
Target 2.A; Ensure that by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling
Elementary education net enrolment 85.1 83.2 (2006- 84.8 (2007- 100 LOW LOW
rate 2007) 2008)
Elementary education cohort survival 68.65 69.9 (2005- 75.4 (2008- 84.67 LOW MEDIUM
rate 2006) 2009)
Elementary education completion rate 66.5 67.99 (2005- 73.3 (2008- 81.04 LOW MEDIUM
2006) 2009)
GOAL 3: PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY AND EMPOWER WOMEN
Target 2.A: Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and in all levels of education no later than 2015
Ratio of girls to boys in elementary -- 1.0 (2006) 1.0 (2008) -- -- Still inconclusive
education participation rate
Ratio of girls to boys in secondary -- 1.2 (2006) 1.2 (2008) -- -- Still inconclusive
education participation rate
Ratio of girls to boys in elementary -- 1.1. (2006) 1.1. (2008) -- -- Still inconclusive
education cohort survival rate
Ratio of girls to boys in secondary -- 1.1 (2006) 1.1 (2008) -- -- Still inconclusive
education cohort survival rate
Ratio of girls to boys in elementary -- 1.1 (2006) 1.1 (2008) -- -- Still inconclusive
education completion rate
Ratio of girls to boys in secondary -- 1.1 (2006) 1.1 (2006) -- -- Still inconclusive
education completion rate
GOAL 4: REDUCE CHILD MORTALITY
Target 4.A: Reduce by two-thirds, between 1990 and 2015, the under-five mortality rate
Infant mortality rate 57 24 (2006) 25 (2008) 19 HIGH HIGH
Under-five mortality rate 80 32 (2006) 34 (2008) 26.7 HIGH HIGH
GOAL 5: IMPROVE MATERNAL HEALTH
Target 5.A. Reduce by three-quarters, between 1990 and 2015, the maternal mortality ratio
Maternal mortality ratio 209 162 (2006) No new data 52 LOW LOW
available
Contraceptive prevalence rate 40.0 49 (2003) 51 (2008) 80 LOW LOW
GOAL 6: COMBAT HIV/AIDS, MALARIA AND OTHER DISEASES
Target 6.A. Has halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS
Number of new HIV/AIDS reported -- 309 (2006) 835 (2009) -- -- Still inconclusive as of June 2010
cases
Number of population aged 15-24 with -- 0.60 -- -- MEDIUM
HIV
Target 6.C: Has halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases
Malaria mortality rate -- 0.17 (2005) 0.02 (2009) -- -- HIGH
Tuberculosis treatment success rate -- 88 (2006) 90 (2007) -- -- HIGH
GOAL 7. ENSURE ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
Target 7.C: Reduce by half by 2015, the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation
Proportion of population with access to -- 85.4 (2004) 87.9 (2007) 86.9 -- HIGH
safe drinking water
Proportion of population with access to -- 77.9 (2004) 81.5 (2007) 85.9 -- HIGH
sanitation facilities
Source: National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Social Development Staff
*From the Philippine Midterm Progress Report on the Millennium Development Goals
For columns marked (–), either there are no data available or the indicator used for the 2010 progress report is different from the one used in the 2007 report.