The Philippine Statistics Authority releases the 2018 Benchmark Input-Output (I-O) Accounts of the Philippines.
The 2018 Benchmark I-O Accounts is consistent with the 2018 National Accounts of the Philippines. This includes the I-O Transaction Table, the Technical Coefficient Matrix, and the Leontief Inverse Matrix with 16x16, 80x80, and 240x240 dimensions each.
The 2018 Benchmark I-O presents the latest structure of the economy following the results of the overall revision and rebasing to 2018 of the national accounts. Among others, this covers the (1) digitalization of the economy; (2) emerging and highlighted industries and demand commodities such as information and communication, accommodation and food service activities, education, and human health and social work activities; (3) inclusion of valuables; (4) use of new classification based on the latest standards; and (5) advancement in measurement techniques and methods.
For more inquiries, please contact Assistant National Statistician Vivian R. Ilarina at e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org.
DENNIS S. MAPA, Ph.D.
National Statistician and Civil Registrar General