The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Region VI asked for support for the second round of Survey on Costs and Returns (SCR) of Palay Production from Feb 6-17, 2023.
The survey aims to generate and update the data on the cost structure of palay production and average use of materials and labor inputs, measure profitability, and other socio-economic characteristics of palay farming.
With July to December 2022 as reference period, 962 sample households all over the region will be interviewed.
The first round with January to June 2022 as reference period was conducted in July 2022.
Data items to be collected from the undertaking include, among others: sample identification; basic characteristics of the sample farm; farm investments; materials inputs; labor inputs; other production costs; basic marketing and credit information; access to support services; problems related to production and marketing; and effects of climate change.
Hiring of Statistical Researchers (SRs) will be posted on PSA Provincial Statistical Offices premises and respective social media accounts.
Sample households are encouraged to provide required information to authorized SRs during the personal interview.