Food Utilization

Ratio of food expenditure to total family expenditure indicates adequacy of expenditure on food.

Ratio of Food Expenditure to Total Family Expenditure (by Region), by Geolocation and Year
Ratio of Food Expenditure to Total Family Expenditure
(In percent)
  1991 1994 1997 2000 2003 2006 2009 2012 2015
PHILIPPINES 48.5 47.8 44.2 43.6 43.1 41.4 42.6 42.8 41.9
..NCR 41.5 40.3 35.8 35.8 37.8 35.9 36.2 36.5 36.3
..CAR 52.1 47.9 47.5 44.9 42.9 40.8 39.0 40.8 39.4
..Ilocos Region 50.6 52.0 48.6 48.3 48.0 44.7 46.0 45.3 44.4
..Cagayan Valley 50.9 51.3 51.2 51.8 46.6 44.3 44.6 49.4 46.9
..Central Luzon 49.7 50.2 49.3 47.0 45.2 40.9 43.6 43.7 42.0
..Southern Tagalog 48.8 47.2 44.8 43.4 . . . . .
..CALABARZON . . . . 41.2 39.3 41.9 40.6 39.8
..MIMAROPA . . . . 44.8 44.6 45.0 46.4 44.4
..Bicol Region 53.6 52.5 50.3 49.5 45.4 45.2 47.4 49.0 48.0
..Western Visayas 50.3 49.4 46.2 45.9 44.1 44.1 44.5 44.4 45.6
..Central Visayas 52.0 53.1 49.7 48.0 45.4 44.8 45.0 44.5 44.3
..Eastern Visayas 55.5 58.5 52.8 48.7 46.4 43.2 45.5 45.8 44.9
..Zamboanga Peninsula . . . . 46.5 45.9 46.5 49.0 48.2
..Western Mindanao 56.7 54.6 45.9 51.7 . . . . .
..Northern Mindanao 52.2 52.0 44.1 47.2 44.0 43.2 44.7 43.8 40.6
..Southern Mindanao 51.6 49.8 47.2 45.6 . . . . .
..Central Mindanao 53.4 50.2 48.9 49.1 . . . . .
..Davao Region . . . . 45.5 45.6 46.2 47.6 43.6
..SOCCSKSARGEN . . . . 48.2 48.0 45.8 48.2 44.7
..Caraga . . 48.1 49.6 47.4 45.6 46.8 47.5 45.3
..ARMM . . 55.9 57.1 53.5 53.9 56.4 59.8 59.0
Source: Philipppine Satatistics Authority (PSA)

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Last updated: September 15, 2017

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