Technical Notes



Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) is the aggregate of gross value added (GVA) of all resident producer units in the region.
The GRDP includes regional estimates on the three major sectors including their sub-sectors namely:
  • Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing (AHFF)
  • Industry Sector
    • Mining and Quarrying 
    • Manufacturing
    • Construction
    • Electricity, Gas and Water Supply (EGWS)
  • Service Sector
    • Transport, Storage and Communication (TSC)
    • Trade and Repair of Motor Vehicles, Motorcycles, Personal and Household Goods
    • Financial Intermediation (FI)
    • Real Estate, Renting and Business Activity (RERBA)
    • Public Administration and Defense; Compulsory Social Security (PAD)
    • Other Services (OS)
Data Sources
Agriculture and Fishery
  • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
  • Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA)
  • Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA)
  • Philippine Tobacco Administration (PTA)
  • Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority (PhilFIDA)
  • National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS)
  • National Irrigation Administration (NIA)
  • Fertilizer and Pesticides Authority (FPA)
  • Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)
  • Forest Management Bureau (FMB)
  • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Mining and Quarrying
  • Mines and Geo-Sciences Bureau (MGB)
  • Integrated Annual Report (IAR) of Mining Firms
  • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
  • Chamber of Mines
  • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
  • Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA)
  • Cement Manufacturer's Association of the Philippines (CeMAP)
  • Philippine Associated and Smelting Refinery (PASAR)
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Energy Regulatory Board (ERB)
  • Commission on Audit (COA)
  • Department of Budget and Management (DBM)
  • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Electricity, Gas and Water Supply
  • National Power Corporation (NPC)
  • Manila Electric Company (MERALCO)
  • National Electrification Administration (NEA)
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS)
  • Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA)
  • National Water Regulatory Board (NWRB)
  • Rural Electric Cooperative (REC)
  • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Transport, Storage and Communication
  • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
  • Land Transportation Office (LTO)
  • Philippine National Railways (PNR)
  • Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA)
  • Philippine Postal Office (PPO)
  • Philippine Air Lines (PAL)
  • Philippine Ports Authority (PPA)
  • Department of Transportation (DOTr)
  • Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)
Trade and Repair of Motor Vehicles, Motorcycles, Personal and Household Goods
  • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Financial Intermediation
  • Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)
  • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
  • Insurance Commission (IC)
Real Estate, Renting and Business Activity
  • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
  • National Land Titles and Deeds Registration Administration (NLTDRA)
Public Administration and Defense; Compulsory Social Security
  • Commission on Audit (COA)
  • Department of Budget and Management (DBM)
  • Social Security System (SSS)
  • Government Service Insurance System (GSIS)
Other Services
  • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
In using the GRDP, the following points should be considered:
  • The following sectors (Manufacturing, TSC, RERBA, Trade and OS) are based on the Census of Philippine Business and Industry (CPBI) and Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI) results from PSA, which becomes available every two (2) years after the reference year. During the years when the CPBI or ASPBI results are not yet available, other indicators and the Quarterly Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (QSPBI) trend are used to produce regional GVA estimates. In the case of the TSC, subsequent adjustments are made based on the additional indicators from administrative data of LTO, PPA, PAL, ATO, and PPC.
  • The regional GVAs for each of the sub-sectors of agriculture, fishery and forestry are estimated indirectly using the gross value added ratio (GVAR) approach.
  • For private construction, regional distribution is based on the structure of the Building Permits data. For public construction disaggregation by region is based on the regional breakdown of the infrastructure program of NEDA and validated by the individual agencies' infrastructure programs.
  • For the sub-sector of electricity and water where available financial statements from NPC, MERALCO, REG, MWSS and LWUA can provide the required data inputs, the production approach is employed to estimate the regional GVAs.
  • The regional distribution of resources from the BSP factbook and Insurance Commission are used to estimate the regional GVAs of the Financial Intermediation sub-sectors.
  • For RERBA, regional benchmark estimates are obtained using the results of the latest Census of Population and Housing (CPH) and Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES). Regional data on the total floor area of residential construction available from Building Permits data of PSA serve as indicator for estimating the regional distribution of the number of occupied dwelling units.
  • The regional GVAs for the PAD are estimated based on the data from the Commission on Audit (COA).


Gross Regional Domestic Product by Year Published


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