The Philippine Statistics Authority is currently conducting the 2017 Listing of Farm Households (LFH). The 2017 LFH aims to provide updated sampling frame for agriculture-based surveys. Specifically, the 2017 LFH activity will determine the information that will support the development of an updated frame of sampling units and the development of a new sampling design.
In the province, thirty nine (39) sample barangays with around seven thousand five hundred households will be interviewed by hired statistical researchers using tablet with 2017 LFH application. They will be supervised by hired Team Supervisors and supervisors from the Provincial Statistical Office. Actual interview of sample households is from September 11, 2017-October 21, 2017.
The authority and mandate of the PSA to conduct the survey emanates from R.A. 10625. Like any other surveys undertaken by the PSA, the data that will be gathered in the said survey are for statistical purposes only and will be published in summary forms. Information obtained from the respondents shall be held STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL and shall not be used for investigation, taxation and law enforcement purposes and shall not be divulged to any person except authorized PSA personnel acting in the performance of their duties.