Food Availability

Cropping Intensity Index refers to the changes in the cropping intensity of crop compared to a given base year. Cropping intensity is the number of times a crop is planted per year in a given agricultural area.  It is the ratio of effective crop area harvested to the physical area.

Cropping Intensity Index, by Commodity and Year
Palay (Paddy) and Corn: Cropping Intensity Index
(In index)
  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Palay 96.21 97.53 94.44 96.30 98.44 96.90 99.21 99.60 95.15 100.91 100.00 100.00 98.15 97.53 98.77 98.15 100.00 98.15 100.00 101.23 100.00 103.09 102.47 103.09
Corn 81.41 83.97 83.97 91.67 93.46 95.56 98.36 96.62 85.19 99.46 100.00 96.79 97.44 94.23 97.44 94.23 97.44 96.79 101.28 101.28 96.15 101.28 102.56 100.00
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)

August 2012 - Revised as of July 15, 2014
2013 - Preliminary

Last updated: July 22, 2014

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