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Unformatted text preview: o has an 81 percent employment rate. 90 percent of the City's workforce is
employed either in the secondary or the tertiary sector. Almost 60 percent are employed in
the service sector and 16 percent in trade (Table 3.1). Within the service sector, government
services and transportation equipment each accounts for 11 percent of the employment. The
high percentage of workforce in the service sector to some extent can be attributed to the
tourism and manufacturing jobs created in the Freeport zone, which are distributed among the population of Olongapo City and the neighboring towns of Morong, Dinlapuihan,
Bataan, and Subic.
Table 3.1 Employment by Sector for Olongapo City
Employment (/6) Sector 2
60 Agriculture, Fishing & Mining
Services Economic Development
The expansion and strong presence of the adjoining American Naval Base
established in 1898 was largely responsible for the physical and economic growth of the city
until 1992. According to the new...
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- Winter '13