Income and Expenditure

Change in Spending Pattern Among Filipino Families Seen in 2006 (Preliminary Results from the 2006 Family Income and Expenditure Survey)

The total annual family income in 2006 was estimated at P 2.99 trillion indicating an increase of 22.7 percent over the 2003 estimate of P2.44 trillion. The total family expenditure was approximately P2.56 trillion, an increase of 25.7 percent over the 2003 estimate of P2.04 trillion (Table 1).

Fuel, Light and Water Expenditures Increased in 2000

Total fuel, light and water expenditures was reported at P112.7 billion

In 2000, total family expenditures for fuel, light and water was reported at P112.7 billion, an increase of P38 billion or 50.9 percent from 1997 figure of P74.6 billion. Of this amount, P59.9 billion or 53.2 percent was on electricity expenditures, the highest among the fuel, light, and water expenditure group. Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) expenditures ranked second with P20.5 billion or 18.2 percent, while water expenditures (P13.8 billion or 12.3 %) ranked third. On the average, total fuel, light and water expenditures for each family in 2000 was reported at P7,380.

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