Other Services eases
Other Services posted
6.1 percent growth in the fourth quarter of 2017, faster than the 6.0 percent growth recorded in the same period last year. The growth was led by Education with 7.6 percent expansion contributing 2.9 percentage points to the growth of the sector. It was followed by Hotels and Restaurants with 8.9 percent growth.
Other subsectors also contributed positively to the growth: Recreational, Cultural and Sporting Activities,
2.6 percent; Health and Social Work, 3.8 percent; Other Service Activities, 7.3 percent; and Sewage and Refuse Disposal Sanitation and Similar Activities, 5.3 percent.