Official Concept and Definition

Total Food Expenditures


The actual food expenditures of the family during the reference period, including food items received as gifts and consumed by the family during the reference period.
Food bought but not consumed are excluded.
Consumption of domestic helper as well as persons employed by the family to do odd jobs around the house are generally excluded but may be added if they cannot be accounted for separately.
The consumption of boarders and other persons in the same household not related to the family as well as overseas contract workers on vacation during the reference period are excluded.

PSS Agency PSA

Indicators / Statistics Being Generated Poverty
PSA Board Resolution PSA Board Resolution No 01, Series of 2017 - 143
Statistical Domain Demographic and social statistics
Statistical Activity Income and consumption

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