Metadata

Ratio of Food Expenditure to Total Family Expenditure (by Region)

Definition

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

Computational formula
$$\table RFE = ( \table{\text"Share of food expenditure" / \text"Total family expenditures"},), 100$$
Basic dataFood Expenditures
SourcePhilippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Definition

Total food expenditures - the actual food expenditures of the family during the reference period, including food items received as gifts and consumed by the family during the reference period.

Frequency of collectionEvery three years
Frequency of disseminationEvery three years
Temporal disaggregation Annual
Spatial disaggregationNational/Regional
Basic dataTotal Family Expenditures
SourcePhilippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Definition

Total family expenditures are expenses or disbursements made by the family purely for personal consumption during the reference period. These include: Total value of all items of consumption/expenditure bought on credit during the reference period as well as services availed of within the same period that have not been fully paid at the time of visit; Value consumed from gifts. support, assistance or relief in goods and services received by the family from friends, relatives and imputed rent of owner-occupied dwelling unit; Gifts, support, assistance or relief in goods and services donated by the family to friends, relatives and others like tithes, contribution to church, etc.; and, Imputed value of goods/services received as fringe benefits from employer or part of salaries/wages of employed family members.

Frequency of collectionEvery three years
Frequency of disseminationEvery three years
Temporal disaggregation Annual
Spatial disaggregationNational/Regional