Education dominates Other Services growth
Other Services grew by
8.8 percent in the first quarter of 2018, faster than the 7.3 percent growth in the same period in 2017. Education, which shared 43.1 percent to Other Services, contributed most of the growth of the sector with 13.3 percent expansion during the period. It was followed by Hotels and Restaurants with 6.1 percent growth. Other industries which contributed to the higher growth were: Recreational, Cultural and Sporting Activities, 4.6 percent; Health and Social Work, 6.1 percent; Other Service Activities, 6.2 percent; and Sewage and Refuse Disposal Sanitation and Similar Activities, 5.3 percent.