PSA to Conduct the Commercial Livestock and Poultry Survey (BLPS) for First Quarter of 2022

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March 28, 2022


On April 1-10, 2022, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will conduct the first quarter 2022 round of Backyard Livestock and Poultry Survey (BLPS) in all the provinces in Caraga. BLPS is a quarterly survey that aims to generate estimates on inventory, supply and disposition, and other related data of livestock and poultry commodities at the household level.


The unit of enumeration for BLPS is the household with livestock and/or poultry raising activities. Production data generated from the survey are direct inputs to the Performance of Agriculture Report (PAR) and accordingly to the computation of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Moreover, the survey supports the data needs of planners, policy and decision makers, and other stakeholders in the agriculture sector.


The collection of data will be undertaken by hired Statistical Researchers (SRs) with an expected output of 10 sample households per day through face-to-face interview with the SRs strictly following precautionary measures against the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) such as social distancing, use of face mask and face shield, among others. The SRs will be supervised by a regular staff of the PSA provincial/regional office to ensure the correctness of responses of the sample commercial farms interviewed.


All the data collected from the sample households shall be kept strictly confidential and shall not be used for purposes of taxation, investigation or regulation as provided under Article 55 of RA 10625.



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Regional Director

Philippine Statistics Authority-RSSO XIII

Tel. No.: (085) 225-5219/ Telefax No.: (085) 815-4935

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