Education drives Other Services growth
Other Services grew faster in the second quarter of 2019 with 7.8 percent growth as compared with the 6.8 percent growth recorded during the same period of 2018. Education which shared 46.1 percent of the industry grew the fastest with 12.6 percent. Other sub-industries also posted growth: Recreational, Cultural and Sporting Activities, with 6.8 percent; Hotels and Restaurants, with 5.4 percent; Other Service Activities, with 5.8 percent; and Sewage and Refuse Disposal Sanitation and Similar Activities, with 5.6 percent.
Meanwhile, Health and Social Work declined by 1.5 percent in the second quarter of 2019.