2016 People’s Budget: See How Much Fund is Allocated for Education

2016 People’s Budget

2016 People's Budget

Key Features of the 2016 National Budget

The National Budget for 2016 aims to support a 7 to 8 percent growth in the economy to reduce the number of poor to 18 to 20 percent of the population.

This Budget affirms the basic premise that economic growth must be shared by all so that everyone can contribute to economic growth, poverty reduction, and society building.

Budget Dimensions

Note: The budgets of the departments described here may differ from those in pages 24 and 25 of the 2016 People’s Budget.pdf (See download link below this post). This table only shows agency-specific budgets, while figures for the Top Ten Departments in the said pages include allocations from or in Special Purpose Funds. 


Budget (in Thousand Pesos)

Congress of the Philippines 13,883,661
Office of the President 2,860,076
Office of the Vice President 503,829
Department of Agrarian Reform 10,386,022
Department of Agriculture 48,942,572
Department of Budget and Management 1,422,613
Department of Education 433,383,160
State Universities and Colleges 49,661,330
Department of Energy 1,865,939
Department of Environment and Natural Resources 22,270,376
Department of Finance 20,219,965
Department of Foreign Affairs 20,777,044
Department of Health 124,954,946
Department of the Interior and Local Government 125,399,335
Department of Justice 13,782,192
Department of Labor and Employment 18,773,305
Department of National Defense 117,733,660
Department of Public Works and Highways 397,108,480
Department of Science and Technology 18,217,101
Department of Social Welfare and Development 110,905,794
Department of Tourism 3,644,611
Department of Trade and Industry 4,301,046
Department of Transportation and Communications 44,298,274
National Economic and Development Authority 5,786,782
Presidential Communications Operations Office 1,245,662
Other Executive Offices 20,453,645
Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao 29,412,953
Joint Legislative-Executive Councils 2,883
The Judiciary 26,790,898
Civil Service Commission 1,317,005
Commission on Audit 9,334,560
Commission on Elections 16,155,045
Office of the Ombudsman 2,063,013
Commission on Human Rights 460,026
Department Budgets 1,718,317,803
Special Purpose Funds 1,283,482,197
Grand Total 3,001,800,000

To learn more about the 2016 People’s Budget, download your PDF copy directly from the DBM’s official website. Use the download button below.

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