The province of Aklan is considered ahead in the whole Region 6.
When compared with all the provinces in the region, Aklan has the lowest number of beggars or families that are hard up in life.
This is if it is based on the latest survey released by the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) for the first semester of 2012.
According to the NSCB report, Antique has 32.1% of families who are hard up in life, followed by the provinces of Guimaras and Negros Occidental both having 26.2% each, Capiz at 25.4%, and Iloilo at 21.9%.
Aklan has the least percentage of families who are hard up in life at 21%.