Designated Statistics/Statistical Activities

Approved under Executive Order No. 352 and PSA Board Resolutions

Designated Statistical Activity/Statistics Implementing Agency Frequency of Conduct Geographic Disaggregation  Schedule of Data Dissemination
I Censuses/Surveys        

01

Census of Philippine Business and Industry [1]

PSA

Every five years

National

Regional

Two years after the reference year (preliminary)

Three years after the reference year (final)

02

Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry [2]

PSA

Annual

National

Regional

Two years after the reference year (preliminary)

Three years after the reference year (final)

03

Quarterly Survey of Philippine Business and Industry [3]

PSA

Quarterly

National

Regional

30 days after the reference quarter, except for Q4 to be released 15 days after the reference quarter (preliminary) [4]

60 days after the reference quarter (final)

04

Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries [5]

PSA

Monthly

National

37 days after the reference month or two days after the release of CPI/inflation [6]

05

Labor Force Survey

PSA

Quarterly

National
Regional
Provincial
Key cities

Three months after the reference quarter

06

Family Income and Expenditures Survey

PSA

Every three years

National
Regional
Provincial
Key cities

18 months after the reference year

07

Census of Agriculture and Fisheries

PSA

Every 10 years

National
Regional
Provincial
Municipal

Six months after survey conduct (preliminary)

Two years after survey conduct (final)

08

Survey of Retail Prices of Commodities for Consumer Price Index [7]

PSA

Monthly

National

Regional

Provincial

Five days after the reference month

09

Survey of Retail Prices of Commodities for the Retail Price Index

PSA

Monthly

National Capital Region

35 days after the reference month

10

Survey of Wholesale Prices of Commodities

- Agriculture

- Non-Agriculture

PSA

Monthly

National Capital Region

35 days after the reference month

11

Palay Production Survey[8]

PSA

Quarterly

National

Regional

Provincial

40 days after the reference quarter

12

Corn Production Survey [9]

PSA

Quarterly

National

Regional

Provincial

40 days after the reference quarter

13

Backyard Livestock and Poultry Survey

PSA

Quarterly

National

Regional

Provincial

45 days after the reference quarter

14

Commercial Livestock and Poultry Survey

PSA

Quarterly

National

Regional

Provincial

45 days after the reference quarter

15-16 Rice and Corn Stocks Surveys [10]        

 

Rice and Corn Stocks Survey: Household [11]

PSA

Monthly

 

National

Regional (Regional estimates are provided to the regions once the SR is posted in the PSA website)

10 days after the reference month [14]

  Rice and Corn Stocks Survey: Commercial [12] PSA [13] Monthly National (Regional estimates generated from CSS is based on NFA grouping, not geographic disaggregation) 10 days after the reference month

17

Quarterly Commercial Fisheries Survey [15]

PSA

Quarterly [16]

National

Regional

Provincial

45 days after the reference quarter [17]

18

Quarterly Municipal Fisheries Survey [18]

PSA

Quarterly (Marine) [19]

National

Regional

Provincial

45 days after the reference quarter  [20]

19

Farm Prices Survey

PSA

Monthly

National

Regional

Provincial

45 days after the reference quarter (with monthly breakdown) [21]

20

Occupational Wages Survey

PSA

Annual [22]

 

Every two years to be reviewed after five years to determine whether every two years or annual will be the right frequency [23]

National

Regional

One year after the reference year

21

Census of Population and Housing

PSA

Every 10 years

National

Regional

Provincial

City

Municipal

Barangay

Urban-Rural

Before the end of every census year for population figures from national down to barangay levels

 

18 months after the reference year for other statistics

22

Mid-Decade Census of Population

PSA

Every 10 years

National

Regional

Provincial

City

Municipal

Barangay

Urban-Rural

Before the end of every census year for population figures from national down to barangay levels

 

18 months after the reference year for other statistics

23

National Demographic and Health Survey [24]

PSA

Every five years

National

Regional

Provincial

One year after the reference year

24

Functional Literacy, Education, and Mass Media Survey

PSA

Every five years

National

Regional

Provincial

One year after the reference year

25

National Nutrition Survey [25]

- Behavioral Risk Factor

- Food Consumption and Nutrient Intake and Adequacies

FNRI

Every five  years

National

Regional

One year after the reference year [26]

Two years after the reference year

Two years after the reference year

26

Updating of the Nutritional Status of Filipino Children and Other Population
Groups [27]

FNRI

Every two years

National

Regional

One year after the reference year

27

Survey on Overseas Filipinos

PSA

Annual

National

Six months after the reference year

II.

Administrative Data Systems

28

Generation of Construction Statistics from Building Permit Forms

PSA

Monthly

National

Regional

Provincial

Municipal

One quarter after the reference quarter

29

Generation of Foreign Trade Statistics

PSA

Monthly

National

40 days after the reference month except for the last month of every quarter as follows:

March, June, and September: 37 days after the reference month

December: 27 days after the reference month [28]

      Annual   Three months after the reference year

30

Processing of Arrival/Departure Cards

DOT/BI

Monthly

Annual

National

Five weeks after the reference month

Two months after the reference year

31

Generation of Statistics on Overseas Contract Workers

POEA

Monthly

National

One month after the reference month

32

Generation of Monetary and Banking Statistics [29]

BSP

Monthly

Quarterly

Semestral

Annual

National

30-45 days after the reference period

  a. Depository Corporations Survey (DCS)   Monthly National One month after the reference
month [31]
  b. Central Bank Survey (CBS) [30]   Monthly National 14 days after the reference month
  c. Total Resources of the Philippine Financial System   Monthly National 45 days after the reference month [32]
  d. Loans Outstanding of Universal and Commercial Bank   Monthly National One month after the reference
month [33]
  e. Total Loans of Universal/Commercial Banks   Monthly National 45 days after the reference month [34]

33

Generation of Statistics on Internal Revenue Collection

BIR

Monthly

Quarterly

Semestral

Annual

National

Regional (based on BIR collection districts)

 

30 days after the reference month

45 days after the reference quarter/semester

60 days after the reference year

34

Generation of Customs Collection Statistics

BOC

Monthly

Annual

National

10 days after the reference month

60 days after the reference year

35

Generation of National Government Cash and Treasury Operations Statistics

BTr

Weekly

Monthly

Annual

National

Regional

Two weeks after the reference period for Weekly/Monthly Cash Budget Aggregates

Six months after the reference year for Annual Cash Budget Aggregates

Six weeks after the reference month for Monthly Cash Operations Statement

36

Generation of Data on Land Holdings and Land Transfer

DAR

Quarterly

National

Regional

Provincial

One month after the reference quarter

37

Generation of Mineral Statistics

MGB

Quarterly

Annual

National

Regional

Provincial

Municipal

Two months after the reference quarter

Six months after the reference year

 

38

Generation of Forest Resources Statistics

FMB

Quarterly

Annual

National

Regional

Provincial

Two months after the reference quarter

Six months after the reference year

39

Generation of Land Area Statistics

LMB

Quarterly

National

Regional

Provincial

One month after the reference quarter

40

Generation of Data on Power/Energy Production and Consumption

DOE

Monthly

National

Six months after the reference month

41

Inventory of National Roads and Bridges

 

DPWH

Annual

Regional

Provincial

One quarter after the reference year

42

Generation of Vital Statistics from the Civil Registration System

PSA

Monthly

National

Regional

Provincial

Municipal

Two years after the reference year

43

Field Health Service Information System

DOH

Monthly

National

Regional

Provincial

One month after the reference month

44

Generation of Basic Education Statistics

DepEd

Annual

National

Regional

Provincial

One year after the reference year

45

Generation of Higher Education Statistics [35]

CHED

Annual

National

Regional

Provincial

Six months after the reference year

46

Generation of Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Statistics [36]

 

TESDA

Annual

National

Regional

Provincial

Nine months after the reference year

III

Derived Data Systems

47

Compilation of National Accounts [37]

PSA

Quarterly

Semestral

Annual

Annual

National

 

National

Regional

40 days after the reference period, except Q4, 30 days after the reference period [38]

30 days after the reference year

120 days after the reference year [39]

48

Preparation of the Input-Output Tables

PSA

Benchmark every five years; updates in between benchmark years

National

One year after the release of the results of the PSA Census of Philippine Business and Industry [40] and its modules

49

Compilation of External Accounts [41]

BSP

Monthly

Quarterly

Semestral

Annual

National

 

 

30-45 days after the reference period

  a. Balance of Payments (BOP)   Quarterly with monthly breakdown National 11 weeks after the reference quarter
  b. International Reserves   Monthly National One week after the reference month (for preliminary data); Every 19th day of the month or working day nearest to the 19th if it falls on a weekend or holiday (for final data)
  c. External Debt   Quarterly National 11 weeks after the reference quarter
  d. External Debt Ratios   Monthly (cumulative) National 11 weeks after the reference month
  e. International Investment Position   Quarterly with monthly breakdown [42] National Within three months from end of the reference quarter [43]
  f. Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity   Monthly National Within one month after the reference month

50

Preparation of the Food Balance Sheet

PSA

Annual

National

Six months after the reference year

51

Seasonally Adjusted National Accounts [44]

PSA

Quarterly

 

Annual

National

 

National [45]

40 days after the reference period, except Q4, to be released 30 days after the reference period  [46]

30 days after the reference year [47]

 IV

Statistical Indicators

 

 

 

 

52

Poverty Thresholds/Incidence

 

- Methodology

 

 

- Estimation

TWG on Income Statistics (PSA)

 

TWG on Income Statistics (PSA)

 

PSA

Every three years

National

(Urban/Rural)

Regional

(Urban/Rural)

Two years after the reference year

53

Consumer Price Index

PSA

Monthly

National

Regional

Provincial

Five days after the reference month

54

Wholesale Price Index

PSA

Monthly

Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao, from NCR [48]

35 days after the reference month

55

Population Projections

 

- Methodology

 

 

- Estimation

TWG on Population Projections (PSA)

 

TWG on Population Projections (PSA)

 

PSA

After every census year

National

Regional

Provincial

City

Municipal

Urban/Rural

One year after the release of final population figures

56

Mortality Indicators

a. Infant Mortality Rate

b. Under five (5) Mortality Rate

c. Maternal Mortality Rate

 

- Methodology

 

- Estimation

TWG on Maternal and Child Mortality (PSA)

 

 

 

TWG on Maternal and Child Mortality (PSA)

 

PSA

Annual

National

Regional

Provincial

Selected Cities

One year after the release of final tables on births, deaths, etc.

57

Literacy Rate

PSA

 

PSA

Every five years, FLEMMS

 

Every 10 years, CPH

National

Regional

National

Regional

Provincial

City

One year after the reference year

 

18 months after the reference year

58-59

Seasonally Adjusted Palay/Rice Production and Prices [49]

PSA

Quarterly

National

40 days after the reference quarter [50]

60

Seasonally Adjusted Consumer Price Index [51]

PSA

Monthly

National

NCR

Areas Outside NCR [52]

Five days after the reference month

61

Inflation Rate [53]

PSA

Monthly

National

Regional

Provincial

Five days after the reference month

62

Value of Production Index (VaPI) [54]

PSA

Monthly

National

37 days after the reference month

63

Volume of Production Index (VoPI) [55]

PSA

Monthly

National

37 days after the reference month

64

Value of Net Sales Index (VaNSI) [56]

PSA

Monthly

National

37 days after the reference month

65

Value of Net Sales Index (VoNSI) [57]

PSA

Monthly

National

37 days after the reference month

66

Average Capacity Utilization Rate [58]

PSA

Monthly

National

37 days after the reference month

67

Producer Price Index for Agriculture [59]

PSA

Quarterly

National

Regional except NCR

60 days after the reference quarter

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Discontinued Statistical Activities:

Censuses/Surveys

  1. Employment, Hours and Earnings Survey.
    Included in the former BLES (now part of the PSA) Integrated Survey. Deleted from the SDS list in 1994 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-026.
     
  2. Annual Survey of Construction Projects of Local Government Units (LGUs).
    Last conducted CY 2003. Data available at COA and DBM. Deleted from the SDS list in 2000 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-071.     

Statistical Indicator

  1. Seasonally Adjusted Monetary Aggregates.
    New designation in 1994 per PSA Board Resolution No. 1, s. 2017-029. Continually generated but data are for the BSP’s internal use. Deleted from the SDS list in 2012 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-186.

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[1] Formerly Census of Establishments. Title changed in 2000 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-070.

[2] Formerly Annual Survey of Establishments. Title changed in 2000 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-070.

[3] Formerly Quarterly Survey of Establishments. Title changed in 2000 per PSA Board Resolution No.01, s. 2017-070.

[4] Formerly 45 days after the reference quarter. Schedule of data dissemination changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 09, s. 2018. Except for the QSPBI 4th Quarter, to be released 15 days after the reference quarter.

[5] Formerly Monthly Survey of Establishments – Manufacturing. Title changed in 2000 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-070.

[6] Formerly 45 days after the reference month. Schedule of data dissemination changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.

[7] Formerly Survey of Retail Prices of Commodities for the Consumer Price Index –Agriculture –Non-Agriculture. Title changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 06, s. 2020.

[8] Formerly Rice and Corn Survey. Title changed to Palay and Corn Production Survey in 2009 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, 2. 2017-152. The activity were split into Palay Production Survey and Corn Production Survey per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.

[9] Formerly Rice and Corn Survey. Title changed to Palay and Corn Production Survey in 2009 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, 2. 2017-152. The activity were split into Palay Production Survey and Corn Production Survey per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021

[10] Formerly Palay and Corn Stocks Survey. Title changed to Palay/Rice and Corn Stocks Survey in 2009 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-152. Title changed to Rice and Corn Stocks Survey per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.

[11] Modified title to Rice and Corn Stocks Survey: Household per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.

[12] Modified title to Rice and Corn Stocks Survey: Commercial per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.

[13] Change of implementing agency from NFA to PSA per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.

[14] Formerly 15 days after the survey conduct (preliminary), 45 days after the survey conduct (final). Schedule of data dissemination changed in 2009 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-152.

[15] Formerly Commercial Fish Catch Survey. Title changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 06, s. 2020.

[16] Formerly Monthly. Frequency of conduct changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 06, s. 2020.

[17] Formerly two months after the reference month. Schedule of data dissemination changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 06, s. 2020.

[18] Formerly Municipal Fish Catch Survey. Title changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 06, s. 2020.

[19] Formerly Marine – Every other day and Inland – Quarterly. Frequency of conduct changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 06, s. 2020.

[20] Formerly two months after the reference month (marine) and two months after the reference quarter (inland) to two months after the reference month (marine) and 45 days after the reference quarter (inland) in 2009 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-152. Further changed to 45 days after the reference quarter (marine) per PSA Board Resolution No. 06, s. 2020.

[21] Formerly 30 days after the reference month for farmgate prices and 60 days after the reference month for prices paid by farmers. Schedule of data dissemination changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 06, s. 2020.

[22] Formerly semestral. Frequency of conduct changed in 1998 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-060.

[23] Formerly annual. Frequency of conduct changed in 2009 for review after five years per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-152.

[24] Integrated from National Demographic Survey and National Health Survey.

[25] Identified key indicators produced in 2011 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-173.

[26] Schedule of dissemination for new indicators in 2011 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-173.

[27] Formerly Updating of Nutritional Status of Filipino Children. Title changed in 2011 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-173.

[28] Formerly 45 days after the reference month. Schedule of data dissemination changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.

[29] Identified key indicators and expanded coverage in 2012 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-186

[30] Formerly Monetary Authorities Survey in 2012 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-186. Title changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 05, s. 2017.

[31] Formerly 45 days after the reference month in 2012 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-186. Schedule of data dissemination changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 05, s. 2017.

[32] Formerly 75 days after the reference month in 2012 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-186. Schedule of data dissemination changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 05, s. 2017.

[33] Formerly 45 days after the reference month in 2012 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-186. Schedule of data dissemination changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 05, s. 2017.

[34] Formerly two months after the reference month in 2012 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-186. Schedule of data dissemination changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 05, s. 2017.

[35] New designation per PSA Board Resolution No. 07, s. 2019.

[36] New designation per PSA Board Resolution No. 07, s. 2019.

[37] Formerly Estimation of the National Accounts. Title changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 09, 2. 2018.

[38] Formerly 60 days to 50 days after the reference period per PSA Board Resolution No. 05, s. 2017. Further changed from 50 days to 40 days after the reference period per PSA Board Resolution No. 09, s. 2018. Except for the National Accounts 4th Quarter, to be released 30 days after the reference period.

[39] Formerly six months to 125 days after the reference year per PSA Board Resolution No. 05, s. 2017. Further changed from 125 days to 120 days after the reference year per PSA Board Resolution No. 09, s. 2018.

[40] Formerly Census of Establishments. Title changed in 2000 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-070.

[41] Formerly Compilation of the Balance of Payments Accounts. Title changed and identified key indicators in 2012 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-186.

[42] Formerly annual in 2012 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-186. Frequency of conduct changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 05, s. 2017.

[43] Formerly nine months after the reference year in 2012 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-186. Schedule of data dissemination changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 05, s. 2017.

[44] New designation in 1994 per PSA Board Resolution No. 1, s. 2017-029.

[45] Formerly National and Regional. Geographic disaggregation changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 09, s. 2018.

[46] Formerly 60 days after the reference period. Schedule of data dissemination changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 09, s. 2018.  Except for the SANA 4th Quarter, to be released 30 days after the reference period.

[47] Formerly 30 days after the reference year for National and six months after the reference year for Regional. Schedule of data dissemination changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 09, s. 2018.

[48] Expansion of geographic coverage, inclusion of Cebu City and Davao City in addition to the National Capital Region, in 2003 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-97.

[49] New designation in 1994 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-029 as affirmed in 1997 by PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-048. Seasonally Adjusted Palay Production and Seasonally Adjusted Palay Prices were modified into single title, Seasonally Adjusted Palay/Rice Production and Prices per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.

50 Schedule of release of 40 days after the reference quarter is maintained per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021, after considering earlier schedule of release.

51 New designation in 1996 per PSA Board Resolution No. 01, s. 2017-045.

[52] Formerly Metro Manila, Areas Outside Metro Manila. Geographic disaggregation changed per PSA Board Resolution No. 06, s. 2020.

[53] New designation per PSA Board Resolution No. 06, s. 2020.

[54] New designation per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.

[55] New designation per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.

[56] New designation per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.

[57] New designation per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.

[58] New designation per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.

[59] New designation per PSA Board Resolution No. 02, s. 2021.