Among the highly urbanized areas, Davao City registered the highest num ber of 16854 with an incidence of 7.02% but a reduction was noted in 2010 to 13,750 with a corresponding reduction in number to 13,750 or 4.11% incidence, a decrease by 41.45%. While many HUCs are decreasing in incidence, like Cebu City, Mandaue City, Luc ena City, etc., what is disturbing is the high increases in the incidence of informal settlers from 2000 to 2010, specifically Iloilo City from 6.33% to 8.07%, an increase of almost 60% in a span of 10 years; B acolod city from 7. 78% to 7.93%; Tacloban City from zero informal settlers in 2000 to 7.79% in 2010. Cagayan de Oro city is in the uptrend also from 5.68% to 6.3 2%. The uptrend in incidence is seen for growth centers in the Visayas and Mindanao regions.
|Source Institution||National Statistical Coordination Board|
|Place of Publication||Mandaluyong City|
|Original Publication Date||October 1, 2013|