Visayas, however, showed a decline of eight points, from.7 per cent in June.7 per cent in the korting tijdschrift nl 2018 last survey (420.000 household).
Quitorio however dispelled notions that the cause of poverty in the country is over population.
Survey results also showed that hunger rose significantly all over Luzon Island, where Manila is located.
Whilst admitting the prevalence of hunger in the country, Filipino Bishops are sceptical of the SWS survey.Mgr Pedro Quitorio, media director of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (cbcp said that past pastoral statements by the cbcp have already pointed out the worsening poverty situation in the country.Catholic bishops code promo easyjet decembre 2018 urge government to institute assistance policy, reiterating their view that corruption, not overpopulation is the cause of poverty.Overall four out of every ten Filipinos reported having little or no food at all on their tables in the last 12 months.As poverty worsens, so is hunger, he said.Gallup survey ranks Philippine 5th on hunger list.The hunger average for 2008 was.8 per cent, only slightly lower than the 2007 average.9 per cent.Although we can claim that malnutrition rate among children is rampant, we cannot generalize and echo claims that hunger per se is widespread too, said Malolos Bishop Jose Oliveros.
Data indicates hunger and malnutrition are getting worse.
Many members of the Filipino Congress have said in the recent past that rising poverty can be halted if population growth is stopped through a tough policy of family planning.
It is now.0 per cent (estimated.6 million families) in Balance Luzon, eight points higher than in June.In his opinion hunger can only be prevalent in conflict-laden regions, not nationwide.The topic on hunger is too vague to gauge.The survey showed that hunger was a fact of life for 40 per cent of Filipinos in a country with one of the highest population growth rates in Asia and a population of about 90 million people, more than 60 per cent of whom live.Instead, echoing past cbcp statements, Monsignor Quitorio said that the prominent cause of poverty and hunger is corruption in government.According to the SWS 24-27 September survey, the number of families who experienced hunger at least korte shabbies sale once in the previous three months rose to 18 per cent or around.3 million households.In Mindanao it rose from.7 per cent in June.3 in September (750,000 households).Like Gallup the SWS survey showed that more families experienced hunger in Metro Manila than anywhere else in the country.In reiterating the Bishops Conferences position Bishop Oliveros urged the government to move on a concrete plan to address the worsening malnutrition and hunger situation in the country.
For his part, Mati Bishop Patricio Alo dismissed the survey findings, confirming none the less that hunger is an important problem in his own diocese in Davao Oriental province, Mindanao Island.