The economy of Northern Mindanao grew 5.9 percent last year, down from 7.0% in 2018, based on figures released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) which showed all regions registering positive growth.

The region’s 5.9% growth is slightly lower than the 6.0% for the entire country.

Among all the data, Northern Mindanao showed a significant share in Agriculture posting 9.9% share of the national growth placing second to Central Luzon.

Meanwhile, Northern Mindanao topped among the regions on government spending at 19.2 percent.

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