Philippines GDP Annual Growth Rate  1982-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Philippines expanded 6 percent in the second quarter of 2018 over the same quarter of the previous year. It was the slowest pace of expansion since the second quarter of 2015. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Philippines averaged 3.78 percent from 1982 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 12.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 1988 and a record low of -11.10 percent in the first quarter of 1985.

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Philippines Q2 GDP Growth Weakest in 3 Years


The Philippines economy grew an annual 6 percent year-on-year in the June quarter of 2018, following a downwardly revised 6.6 percent expansion in the previous quarter and below market consensus of 6.7 percent growth, as both government spending and private consumption rose softer while net external contributed negatively to growth. Meantime, investment continued to increase.

In the three months to June, government expenditure rose 11.9 percent, slower than a 13.6 percent growth in the March quarter. Meantime, household consumption expanded 5.6 percent year-on-year, compared to a 5.7 percent increase in the first quarter.

Net external contributed negatively to growth as exports rose less than imports.Exports increased by 13 percent, following a 6.5 percent rise in the first quarter. Sales of goods rose 13.9 percent (from 3.7 percent in the first quarter) and those of services went up 9.6 percent (from 16.4 percent). Meanwhile, imports rose faster by 19.7 percent, following a 9.6 percent rise in the preceding quarter.

On the other hand, gross domestic capital formation increased by 20.7 percent, accelerating from a 12.4 percent growth in the previous quarter. Investment in durable equipment grew by 28.6 percent, followed by intellectual property products (28.5 percent); construction (12.9 percent), and breeding stocks & orchard development (3.9 percent).

On the production side, the services sector advanced 6.6 percent, compared to a 6.8 percent growth in the three months to March. Growth in the sector was supported by public administration & defense, compulsory social security (15 percent); financial intermediation (8.7 percent); transport, storage & communication (6.2 percent); trade and repair of motor vehicles, motorcycles, personal and household goods (6.1 percent); other services (5.8 percent), and real estate (3.7 percent). The industry sector expanded 6.3 percent, following a 7.7 percent growth in the preceding quarter. Output increases were seen in construction (13.5 percent), followed by manufacturing (5.6 percent), and electricity, gas and water supply (3.8 percent). Mining & quarrying went down by 10.9 percent, after a 6.9 percent rise in the March quarter. Meantime, agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing rose 0.2 percent, easing from a  1.1 percent expansion in the previous period.

The government is targeting growth of 7-8 percent this year, which is more optimistic than the 6.8 percent growth forecast of the Asian Development Bank and the International Monetary Fund's 6.7 percent projection for 2018

On a quarter-on-quarter seasonally adjusted basis, the GDP advanced 1.3 percent from 1.5 percent expansion in the March quarter.


Chusnul | chusnul@tradingeconomics.com
8/9/2018 10:16:02 AM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-01-23 02:00 AM GDP Growth Rate 2017 6.7% 6.9% 6.5%
2018-05-10 02:00 AM GDP Growth Rate YoY 6.8% 6.5% 6.8% 7%
2018-08-09 02:00 AM GDP Growth Rate YoY 6% 6.6% 6.7% 6.6%
2018-11-08 02:00 AM GDP Growth Rate YoY 6% 6.5%
2019-01-24 02:00 AM GDP Growth Rate 2018 6.7%
2019-01-24 02:00 AM GDP Growth Rate YoY 6.7%


Philippines GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP Growth Rate 1.30 1.50 3.40 -2.30 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 6.00 6.60 12.40 -11.10 percent [+]
GDP 313.60 304.90 313.60 4.40 USD Billion [+]
GDP Constant Prices 2352509.00 2140429.00 2352509.00 825496.00 PHP Million [+]
Gross National Product 2728917.00 2694630.00 2728917.00 944320.00 PHP Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 695414.08 678002.38 695414.08 163357.69 PHP Million [+]
GDP per capita 2891.36 2752.10 2891.36 1059.30 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 7599.19 7233.20 7599.19 3796.90 USD [+]
GDP From Agriculture 146315.01 156681.59 179824.38 114778.44 PHP Million [+]
GDP From Construction 260401.00 195622.00 260401.00 85502.67 PHP Million [+]
GDP From Manufacturing 525944.46 531989.16 579551.71 252377.26 PHP Million [+]
GDP From Mining 28252.08 20648.40 31708.83 10394.10 PHP Million [+]
Gdp From Public Administration 109633.48 83102.42 109633.48 43289.41 PHP Million [+]
Gdp From Services 1378389.00 1216651.00 1378389.00 675416.60 PHP Million [+]
GDP From Transport 80303.47 71164.85 80303.47 34827.71 PHP Million [+]
GDP From Utilities 74429.53 65142.50 78809.73 42117.43 PHP Million [+]


Philippines GDP Annual Growth Rate

Services are the biggest sector of the Filipino economy and account for 57 percent of total GDP. Within services the most important segments are: trade, repair of motor vehicles and household goods (17 percent of total GDP); real estate, renting and business activities (11 percent); transport, storage and communication (8 percent); financial services (7 percent) and public administration, defense and social security (4 percent). Industry accounts for 31 percent of GDP. Within industry, manufacturing (22 percent of total GDP) and construction (5 percent) are the most important. Agriculture contributes the remaining 12 percent of GDP. This page provides - Philippines GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Philippines GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.00 6.60 12.40 -11.10 1982 - 2018 percent Quarterly




GDP annual growth rate by Country
Country Last
India 8.20 Jun/18
China 6.70 Jun/18
Indonesia 5.27 Jun/18
Turkey 5.20 Jun/18
Singapore 3.90 Jun/18
Australia 3.40 Jun/18
Switzerland 3.40 Jun/18
Netherlands 2.90 Jun/18
United States 2.90 Jun/18
South Korea 2.80 Jun/18
Spain 2.70 Jun/18
Mexico 2.60 Jun/18
Euro Area 2.10 Jun/18
Germany 2.00 Jun/18
Canada 1.90 Jun/18
Russia 1.90 Jun/18
France 1.70 Jun/18
United Kingdom 1.30 Jun/18
Italy 1.20 Jun/18
Saudi Arabia 1.15 Mar/18
Brazil 1.00 Jun/18
Japan 1.00 Jun/18
South Africa 0.40 Jun/18
Argentina -4.20 Jun/18


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