November 30, 2022

The Philippine Statistics Authority will be undertaking the nationwide January 2021 Consumer Expectation Survey (CES) from March 24 to April 6.
The CES is a household-based survey on the consumers’ assessment of their family income, financial situation, and the economic condition of the country. The survey is an undertaking between the PSA and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on a quarterly basis. The PSA’s responsibility is to undertake the data collection and encoding of questionnaires while generation of tables and analysis of the results is done by the BSP. The results of the survey will guide planners in forecasting the direction of change of economy as well as the behavior of key indicators such as inflation rates and exchange rates.
Two statistical researchers have been hired and trained at the PSA-Benguet before enumerating.
Sample barangays were selected in Baguio City and Benguet.
The PSA is requesting for the cooperation of the sample households. Like any other surveys of the office, the data that will be gathered in the survey are for statistical purposes only and will be published in summary forms. As provided in the Philippine Statistical Act of 2013, the data will not, in any way, be used for investigation and law enforcement purposes. – Press release