2008 Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI) - Agriculture, Hunting & Forestry Sector (Total employment of 20 and over) : Preliminary Results

Reference Number: 2010
Release Date: 19 July 2010

Number of Establishments

About 658 agriculture, hunting and forestry establishments with total employment of 20 and over were covered in the 2008 Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry. Industries with the most number of establishments are the following:

Growing of sugarcane including muscovado sugar- making in the farm comprised the majority with 219 establishments (33.3%)

Hog farming with 128 establishments (19.5%)

Growing of banana with 83 establishments (12.6%)

(Figure 1 shows the Number of Agriculture, Hunting and Forestry Establishments with Total Employment of 20 and Over by Industry Group.)

Employment

Agriculture, hunting and forestry establishments with total employment of 20 and over recorded a total of 109,061 workers. Majo rity of the workers were employed by the following industries:

Growing of banana hired almost half (44.2%) or 48,185 workers of the total workforce

Growing of sugarcane including muscovado sugar- making in the farm employed 32,110 workers (29.4%)

Hog farming provided work for 7,020 workers (6.4%)

(Figure 2 shows the Employment by Industry Group for Agriculture, Hunting and Forestry Establishments with Total Employment of 20 and Over.)

Value of Output

An estimated amount of PhP56.7 billion in total value of output was generated by agriculture, hunting and forestry establishments with total employment of 20 and over. The leading industries are as follows:

Growing of banana with output value of PhP30.4 billion, contributing more than half (53.6%) of the total value of output

Hog farming with output value of PhP9.1 billion (16.0%)

Chicken broiler production including the operation of chicken hatcheries with output value of PhP3.3 billion (5.8%)

(Figure 3 shows the Value of Output by Industry Group for Agriculture, Hunting and Forestry Establishments with Total Employment of 20 and Over.)

 

Gross Addition to Fixed Assets

Gross addition to fixed assets acquired by agriculture, hunting and forestry establishments with total employment of 20 and over amounted to PhP2.0 billion. The following industries reported the highest addition to fixed assets:

Growing of banana acquired more than half (51.2%) or PhP 1.0 billion of the total gross addition to fixed assets

Hog farming with PhP0.3 billion (14.0%)

Growing of fruits (except banana) and nuts with PhP0.2 billion (8.1%)

(Figure 4 shows the Gross Addition to Fixed Assets by Industry Group for Agriculture, Hunting and Forestry Establishments with Total Employment of 20 and Over.)

 

Agriculture, Fishing, Forestry and Hunting by Year Published

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