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Iloilo ranks 9th in most number of construction projects in PH

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Iloilo is among the 10 provinces in the country with most number of construction projects in the third quarter of the year, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

The number of construction activities in Iloilo reached 1,330 projects from July 2018 to September 2018.

Other provinces in the top 10 were Cavite (4,367), Batangas (2,677), Cebu (2,432), Bulacan (1,953), Laguna (1,750), Fourth District of National Capital Region (1,690), Negros Oriental (1,689), Bohol (1,638), and. Pampanga (1,291).

The PSA said a total of 42,111 constructions were registered this quarter, an increase by 16.7 percent from 36,076 in the same period last year.

Residential constructions stood at 30,638, higher by 16.8 percent from 26,227 projects a year earlier.

The number of non-residential construction activities also increased to 5,983 projects from 5,231 in 2017.