Would like to share data on expenditure shares across regions from the Philippine Statistics Authority. These include data on household final consumption expenditure, government final consumption expenditure, gross capital formation and net exports.

ASEAN Statistics Division (ASEANstats) provided statistical data of member states on selected key indicators, namely Economy, Trade, Investment, Socio-Demography and Connectivity. According to the data, ASEAN has made extraordinary progress since its foundation in 1967. The ASEAN GDP per capita grew by over 125 times from US$122 in 1967 to US$4,021 in 2016. Merchandise trade increased by over 220 times from US$10 billion in 1967 to US$2,236 billion in 2016. Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into ASEAN more than tripled between 2000 and 2016. At the same time, intra-ASEAN share of total FDI increased from 5.6% to 25.2%. Life expectancy went up from 56 years in 1967 to 71 years in 2016. In 2016, the adult literacy rate in the ASEAN is at almost 95%. In terms of connectivity for the same year, Internet subscribers in the ASEAN is 38.8 per 100 persons while there are 135.1 cellular phones per 100 persons.

Another featured article issued in BusinessWorld last April 27, 2018 refers to the regional share in Gross Domestic Product for 2017.