The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) posted the third highest real per capita GRDP among the 17 regions of the Philippines in 2012. The average per capita GRDP at constant 2000 prices of CAR was estimated at PhP73,573 last year. This level of per capita GRDP was higher than the average real per capita GDP of the Philippines by 11.6 percent.
NCR posted the highest per capita GRDP at PhP183,747, nearly three times the national average of PhP 65,904 in 2012. CALABARZON registered the second highest per capita GRDP at PhP 82,393. Meanwhile, ARMM had the lowest per capita GRDP among the regions at PhP14,321.
by Benjie Navarro/NSCB