GDP posted a growth of 7.1 percent in the third quarter of 2021

Reference Number: 

2021-458

Release Date: 

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

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Source: Philippine Statistics Authority

 

The Philippine Gross Domestic Product (GDP) posted a growth of 7.1 percent in the third quarter of 2021. The main contributors to the growth, with their corresponding increases, were: Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, 6.4 percent; Manufacturing, 6.3 percent; and Construction, 16.8 percent.

Among the major economic sectors, Industry and Services posted positive growths of 7.9 percent and 8.2 percent, respectively. Meanwhile, Agriculture, forestry, and fishing posted a contraction of -1.7 percent in the third quarter of 2021.

On the demand side, Household Final Consumption Expenditure (HFCE) grew by 7.1 percent in the third quarter of 2021. The following items also recorded growths: Gross Capital Formation (GCF), 22.0 percent; Government Final Consumption Expenditure (GFCE), 13.6 percent; Exports, 9.0 percent; and Imports, 13.2 percent.

Net Primary Income (NPl) from the Rest of the World declined by -52.3 percent. Meanwhile, the Gross National lncome (GNl) posted a growth of 2.8 percent during the period.

 

DENNIS S. MAPA, Ph.D.

Undersecretary
National Statistician and Civil Registrar General
 

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