Education dominates Other Services growth
Other Services grew by
7.6 percent in the first quarter of 2017, faster than the 7.3 percent growth in the same period in 2016. Education, which shared 41.7 percent to Other Services, contributed most of the growth of the sector with 12.4 percent expansion during the period. Other subsectors likewise posted growth but at a slower pace: Hotels and Restaurants, 6.6 percent; Health and Social Work, 4.7 percent; Recreational, Cultural and Sporting Activities, 2.5 percent; Other Service Activities, 4.9 percent; and Sewage and Refuse Disposal Sanitation and Similar Activities, 1.6 percent.