7 months NEDA: Regional income gap growing Manilatimes |Biz
The government must continue to push for reforms that will help address widening regional income disparities, a National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) official said. In a briefing on Thursday, NEDA Officer-in-Charge and Undersecretary Adoracion Navarro said regional disparities or inequality in income per capita across regions widened over time. Citing data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), Navarro said for instance, the Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) per capita of the National Capital Region (NCR) was at P181,748 in 2012, significantly higher than the P14,052 in ARMM.Advertisements
In 2018, the GRDP per capita in NCR was at ... more