Philippine Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose (PCOICOP)

The 2009 Philippine Classification of individual Consumption According to Purpose (PCOICOP) is the first standard classification of individual consumption expenditures in the country prepared by the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) in collaboration with concerned agencies in the Philippine Statistical System (PSS).

The PCOICOP is a detailed classification of individual consumption expenditures on goods and services incurred by the three of the five (5) institutional sectors of the 1993 and 2008 System of National Accounts (SNA), namely: (a) households, (b) financial corporations, (c) non-financial corporations, (d) general government, and (e) non-profit institutions serving households. It was patterned after the 1999 Classification of individual Consumption According to Purpose (COICOP) developed by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and serves as one of the functional classification systems in the 1993 and 2008 SNA.

Browse the PCOICOP Database online: http://nap.psa.gov.ph/activestats/pcoicop/default.asp

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