Survey on Food Demand (SFD)

The 2015-2016 Survey of Food Demand for Agricultural Commodities was the fifth Food Consumption Survey (FCS)conducted by the PSA. This survey has four rounds, the first two rounds were conducted in 2015, while the third one was in February 2016. The fourth round of the survey was conducted in May 2016. It covered sample households in urban and rural barangays in 80 provinces and the National Capital Region. The consolidated report for the four rounds of survey completed at the end of 2016 and the final output was released in March 2017. The general objective of the survey is to generate data on per capita consumption of rice, corn, and other agricultural food commodities. Specifically, it aims to determine the present average per capita consumption of rice, corn, and other basic agricultural food items; the emerging consumption patterns of Filipino households; the substitution of rice with other food commodities; and the quantity of rice and corn leftovers, wastage, and consumed by animals and pet.