Metadata

Import Dependency Ratio

Definition

Import dependency ratio refers to the extent of dependency on importation in relation to domestic consumption.

Computational formula
$$IDR=( {{Imports}/{Production + Imports-Exports}} ) 100$$
Basic dataProduction
SourcePhilippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Definition

Production (with reference to Crops) - refers to the quantity produced and actually harvested for a particular crop during the reference period. It includes those harvested but damage, stolen, given away, consumed given as harvesters' and threshers' shares, reserved, etc. Excluded those produced but not harvested due to low price, lack of demand and force majeure or fortuitous events, etc.

Production (with reference to Livestock and Poultry) - refers to the indigenous (locally-raised) animals disposed for slaughter plus animals exported or shipped-out for slaughter both in liveweight equivalent.

Production (with reference to Fisheries) - refers to the quantity of fish unloaded in the landing center, caught in in inland bodies of water and/or harvested/produced from aquafarms; presented in metric tons.

Frequency of collectionQuarterly
Frequency of disseminationQuarterly/Annual
Temporal disaggregation Quarterly/Annual
Spatial disaggregationNational
Basic dataImport
SourcePhilippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Definition

Imports -- all goods entering any of the seaports or airports of entry of the Philippines properly cleared through the Customs or remaining under Customs control, whether the goods are for direct consumption, for merchanting (global manufacturing, global wholesaling/retailing, and commodity dealing that is settled by trade in commodities), for warehousing or for further processing.

Frequency of collectionMonthly
Frequency of disseminationMonthly/Annual
Temporal disaggregation Monthly/Annual
Spatial disaggregationNational
Basic dataExport
SourcePhilippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Definition

Exports -- all goods leaving the country which are properly cleared through the Customs.

Frequency of collectionMonthly
Frequency of disseminationMonthly/Annual
Temporal disaggregation Monthly/Annual
Spatial disaggregationNational