The Philippine services sector, which consists of a diverse range of industries from retail and business services to education and health, is the biggest contributor to the economy. However, the sector has an uneven performance at the regional and subsector levels.

This infographic provides an overview of the services sector—the various industries that fall under this classification and their contribution to the economy. It also looks at overall trends and patterns of performance.

Finally, it summarizes some key findings and offers some recommendations to further develop services at the regional level.

This infographic is based on PIDS Discussion Paper titled “Regional Analysis of the Philippine Services Sector” written by Ramonette B. Serafica and Jean Colleen M. Vergara, senior research fellow and former research analyst, respectively. This publication may be downloaded here:
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