2016 PIYLS - Statistical Tables

Data Source, Coverage and Definition of Terms

Data Source and Coverage

Industry Performance (Establishment-Based Data Indices)

Source Indices based on the Quarterly Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (QSPBI)
Agency Responsible Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Reporting Unit Non-agricultural establishment employing at least 20 workers
Reference Period Quarter
Periodicity Quarterly
Disaggregation Geographic Area:  National
  Industry:  Major and minor industry groups
Release Schedule Four (4) months after reference period
Availability From 1978
Other Information i.)   Indices on employment, compensation and gross revenues are used in updating the sectoral gross value added which are primary inputs in the estimation of the quarterly national income accounts.
  ii.) QSPBI is formerly known as the Quarterly Survey of Establishments (QSE).


Definition of Terms

Terminology Definition

include wages and salaries before deductions for employees' contributions to the Social Security System (SSS)/Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), withholding taxes, etc. and employers' contributions to SSS/GSIS and the like.


all persons working in or for the establishment (average for the quarter based on monthly employment nearest the 15th of each month) This includes working owners, unpaid workers and paid officials and workers. (See definition of terms in the section on Industry Performance - Establishment-based Data.)


an economic unit which engages, under a single ownership or control, i.e., under a single legal entity, in one, or predominantly one kind of economic activity at a fixed single location.

Gross Revenue/Sales (inclusive of indirect taxes)

consist of revenues/sales from principal activity and other income.

Revenues/sales from principal activity:
For manufacturing and mining establishments: refer to the value of shipments of products manufactured or mined.  Shipments include sales and interplant transfers.  Valuation of goods shipped is at ex-establishment price and net of discounts, allowances and returned goods.
For wholesale and retail trade establishments: refer to sales of goods, commissions and fees earned.
For transportation/communication and storage establishments: refer to value of services rendered arising from the passengers’ transportation, tour and travel accommodations, parking lots and total roads/bridges operation, rental of transport vehicles, telephone, telegraph and other communication services, local letter and parcel deliveries including messengerial services and storage and warehousing services.
For financing, insurance, real estate and business services establishments:  refer to interest/discounts on loans, deposits, financing, bonds, money market, service charges, dividends on equity investment securities, stocks, others (for other banking and other commercial finance), net premium earned (for insurance companies), sale of real estate (for real estate development companies), professional fees, business and other service fees (for business services) and commissions and fees earned.
For service establishments:  refer to value of services rendered, e.g. tuition and matriculation fees for schools, medical and dental fees for hospitals and clinics, professional fees, revenues from operation of hotels, restaurants, movie theaters, radio and television stations, repair shops, laundries, barber and beauty shops and other personal services.
Other income refers to income from activities other than those from principal activity.  For services establishments, donations and subsidies received are included.

value of all goods produced. Valuation should be at producer's price, i.e., at the ex-establishment price or the price at the point where the establishment relinquishes responsibility for the goods. The valuation should include all duties and taxes on products when they leave the establishment.