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)