The economies of all seventeen regions grew in 2018 with Bicol Region growing the fastest at
Aside from Bicol Region and MIMAROPA, regions with accelerated growth were: Central Visayas,
Despite being among the fastest growing economies in 2018, the growth of Davao Region slowed down. The following regions’ economies also grew, but at a slower pace as compared with the previous year: Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) grew by
NCR continues to have the largest share of the national economy
NCR continued to account for the largest share of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at
Similarly, NCR, CALABARZON, and Central Luzon were the top three (3) contributors to the
Real per capita GRDP of NCR nearly three times the national per capita GDP
The average real per capita GDP of the Philippines grew by
NCR had the highest per capita GRDP, which was nearly three times the national average. Aside from NCR, CALABARZON and CAR posted real per capita GRDP higher than the national average.
NCR posted the highest per capita index relative to the national average at 294.0 in 2018, followed by CALABARZON at 121.2 and CAR at 101.6. All other regions have indices lower than the national average.
JOSIE B. PEREZ
Deputy National Statistician
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