Devc 202 – Module 1: Societal Problems and activities.

Societal problems though may seem negative can be actually a start of something good in the end. They say that in every problem, there is a solution, and in our case here in the Philippines, we have experience a lot of problems, from poverty, unemployment, malnutrition, gender inequality, crime, yet, in some ways or another we always have found a solution if not to prevent but lessen it. It’s just a matter of thorough research and disseminating of information to every Fipino people so that they may become more aware, more vigilant, and more contributing to our society.

Activity 1.1


According to, graph showing here has shown a a succeeding decline of umemplyment from 2005 – 2015. Also stated that during the 2nd quarter of 2015, unemployment rate of 6.60 % went down to 6.40% showing at least an improvement . According to the report, there were 39, 159 who were employed.


Activity 2

Philippine Literacy Rate


This is the literacy rate here in the country from 1995 – 2008, this graph clearly states that in 1999- 2001, there was an decrease in the literacy rate. By 2003, it rose steadily until 2008. However Manila times wrote that National Statistics Office data shows that in last 5 years from 2000 – 2010, there was an increase in the literacy rate by 5%.


External Debt in the Philippines and food production index.


The external debt in the Philippines skyrocketed in 2013 by 74.87 %and fell two pints in 2014 by 72.81 %.

Food production showed that it was steadily moving unlike in the year 2003.


Food Security Index FSI


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