By Jochebed B. Gonzales, Senior Researcher
Manufacturing makes up more than a fifth of the Philippine economy.
In 2015, manufacturing establishments in the formal economy generated 1.29 million in employment, according to government data.
Manufacturers of semi-conductor devices and other electronic components employed the most number of people, providing jobs to 150,821 workers.
• Countries investing in the Philippines (Q1 2018)
• Which regions attract the most investments?
• Projected employment from approved investments (Q1 2018)
• Industries that attract the most investments (Q1 2018)