State of the Rice Sector in the

Philippines

What is the status of the rice industry? Explore and get insights about the trend of the
key performance indicators of rice production, consumption, and market.

Population: 110.2 MILLION (PSA, 2021)
Palay Production (2020)

19.29

million metric tons

Area Harvested (2020)

4.72

million hectares

Yield per Hectare (2020)

4.09

metric tons per hectare

Supply (2020)

17.51

million metric tons

Utilization (2020)

15.18

million metric tons

Imports (2020)

2.22

million metric tons

Exports (2020)

< 1

thousand metric tons

Rice Wholesale Prices (2020)
Regular-Milled

P 33.94

Well-Milled

P 37.65

Rice Retail Prices (2020)
Regular-Milled

P 36.93

Well-Milled

P 41.68

per kilogram

Top 10 Rice-Producing Provinces (2020)

IN MILLION METRIC TONS (PSA, 2020)

Top 10 High-Yielding Provinces (2020)

IN METRIC TONS PER HECTARE (PSA, 2020)