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Average Monthly Household Income for 2021

Requested from PIDS by J. Domingo at 11:17 AM on Apr 28, 2022.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021
Tracking no: #PIDS-016879979803

Domingo 11:17 AM, Apr 28, 2022

Hello! I would like to inquire about the following information:

1. Average monthly household income in the Philippines for 2021.
2. Income bracket for economic classes in the Philippines for 2021.
3. Distribution of expenditures for every economic classes.

Thank you very much in advance.

May 4, 2022

Dear Mr. Domingo,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated April 28, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You requested for data on the following topics:
•	Average monthly household income in the Philippines for 2021;
•	Income bracket for economic classes in the Philippines for 2021; and
•	Distribution of expenditures for every economic classes.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance, this Office does not produce the data set you have requested. PIDS makes use of administrative data from other agencies for its research studies. However, you may want to get in touch directly with Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) to request the data set that you need (https://psa.gov.ph/). 

Also, you may want to look at the following PIDS publication related to the data that you are requesting:
•	DP 2018-20: Profile and Determinants of the Middle-Income Class in the Philippines (https://pidswebs.pids.gov.ph/CDN/PUBLICATIONS/pidsdps1820.pdf)

Kindly check other PIDS publications that are available on our website (link here: https://www.pids.gov.ph/publications).

For further assistance, you may review the FAQ section of the eFOI site: https://www.foi.gov.ph/help.

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response, by writing to the Central Appeals and Review Committee through nsalcedo@pids.gov.ph. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response,  and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result, within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request. 

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Respectfully,
Novie D. Salcedo
FOI Officer

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