PHILIPPINE ECONOMY AT A GLANCE

 

POPULATION IN 2019       :         110 MILLION (PROJECTION BASED ON PREVIOUS       CENSUS)

POPULATION IN 2019 BASED ON UN ESTIMATES:         108.11M

PER UN ON PHILIPPINE POPULATION: 2019 GROWTH RATE:    1.50%,  POPULATION RANK:    13;  WORLD PERCENTAGE:     1.40%.

FOREX RATE ON 10 MAY  2019     :               USD 1 = PHP 52.248

AVERAGE FOREX RATE IN JAN  2019     :               USD 1 = PHP 52.468

AVERAGE FOREX RATE IN FEB 2019       :                USD1 = PHP 52.190

AVERAGE FOREX RATE IN MAR 2019       :                USD1 = PHP 52.413

AVERAGE FOREX RATE IN APR 2019       :                USD1 = PHP 52.112

ANNUAL INFLATION RATE IN FEB 2019     :               3.8 %

ANNUAL INFLATION RATE IN JAN 2019     :               4.4 %

DOMESTIC PRODUCT GROWTH RATE IN 2017      :               6.7%

EXPORTS IN 2018     :          USD 67.49 MILLION

IMPORTS IN 2018    :          USD 108.93 MILLION

TRADE DEFICIT IN 2018          :     USD 41.44 MILLION

EXTERNAL DEBT AS OF DEC 2018    :               USD 72.199 BILLION

EMPLOYED POPULATION 15 YRS AND ABOVE IN JAN 2018    :        70.897MILLION

EMPLOYED POPULATION 15 YRS AND ABOVE IN JAN 2019    :        72.524 MILLION

TOURIST ARRIVALS IN 1918      :             5.8 MILLION

OFW REMITTANCES IN 2017      :            USD31.28 BILION

OFW REMITTANCES IN 2018      :            USD32.20 BILION

NUMBER OF OFWs IN 2017:             2.3 MILLION

FORBES MAGAZINE’S 2019 LIST OF WEALTHIEST PEOPLE IN THE PHILIPPINES

AND THEIR NET WORTH IN US  BILLION DOLLARS:

  1. MANUEL VILLAR Jr.   US$ 5.5B
  2. JOHN GOKONGWEI Jr.  US$ 5.1 B
  3. ENRIQUE RAZON Jr.   US$ 4.8 B
  4. LUCIO TAN  US$ 4.4 B
  5. TONY TAN CAKTIONG   US$ 3.9 B
  6. RAMON ANG   US$ 2.9 B
  7. ANDREW TAN   US$ 2.7 B
  8. HANS SY   US$ 2.4 B
  9. HERBERT SY   US$ 2.4 B
  10. HARLEY SY US$ 2.2 B
  11. HENRY SY Jr. US$ 2.2 B
  12. TERESITA SY-COSON   US$ 2.2 B
  13. ELIZABETH SY   US$ 1.9 B

TOTAL BUDGET FOR THE “BUILD, BUILD, BUILD” PROGRAM UP TO END OF THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION: P8 BILLION.

SPENT FOR TWO AND 1/2 YEARS FOR THE “BUILD, BUILD, BUILD” PROGAM: P1.64 BILLION.

 

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