Education drives Other Services growth
Other Services grew by 9.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018, faster than the 6.3 percent growth in the same period of the previous year. The top contributor to the growth was Education which grew by 17.3 percent during the period. It was followed by Recreational, Cultural and Sporting Activities with 4.8 percent growth, faster than the 3.1 percent it posted in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Other subsectors also contributed positively to growth: Hotels and Restaurants with 3.9 percent; Health and Social Work with 3.8 percent; Other Services Activities with 5.1 percent; and Sewage and Refuse Disposal Sanitation and Similar Activities with 5.0 percent.
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