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Philippines In-depth PESTLE Insights

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    Country Profile

  • 74 Pages
  • May 2023
  • Region: Philippines
  • MarketLine
  • ID: 4530255
This PESTLE country analysis report on The Philippines provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.


  • Understand the political system in The Philippines through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in The Philippines through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in The Philippines through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in The Philippines through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
  • Understand the legal landscape in The Philippines through analysis of the judicial system as well as performance of the legal indicators
  • Understand the environmental landscape in The Philippines through analysis of the environmental regulations and the performance of the environmental indicators


  • The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in The Philippines, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
  • The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of The Philippines's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
  • The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.

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  • What is the outlook in The Philippines in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
  • How does The Philippines perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
  • How does The Philippines perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
  • How does The Philippines perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?

Table of Contents

1.1. Catalyst
1.2. Summary
1.2.1. Key findings
1.2.2. PESTLE highlights
1.3. Key economic updates
1.3.1. Key fundamentals
2.1. Key facts
2.2. Geographic location
3.1. Summary
3.2. Political analysis
3.2.1. Overview
3.2.2. Current strengths
3.2.3. Current challenges
3.2.4. Future prospects
3.2.5. Future risks
3.3. Economic analysis
3.3.1. Overview
3.3.2. Current strengths
3.3.3. Current challenges
3.3.4. Future prospects
3.3.5. Future risks
3.4. Social analysis
3.4.1. Overview
3.4.2. Current strengths
3.4.3. Current challenges
3.4.4. Future prospects
3.4.5. Future risks
3.5. Technology analysis
3.5.1. Overview
3.5.2. Current strengths
3.5.3. Current challenges
3.5.4. Future prospects
3.5.5. Future risks
3.6. Legal analysis
3.6.1. Overview
3.6.2. Current strengths
3.6.3. Current challenges
3.6.4. Future prospects
3.6.5. Future risks
3.7. Environmental analysis
3.7.1. Overview
3.7.2. Current strengths
3.7.3. Current challenges
3.7.4. Future prospects
3.7.5. Future risks
4.1. Summary
4.2. Evolution
4.2.1. Pre-1950
4.2.2. 1951-90
4.2.3. 1991 onwards
4.3. Structure and policies
4.3.1. Key political figures
4.3.2. Structure of government
4.3.3. Key policies
4.4. Performance
4.4.1. Outlook
5.1. Summary
5.2. Evolution
5.2.1. 1950-90
5.2.2. 1991-2021
5.3. Structure and policies
5.4. Performance
5.4.1. GDP and growth rate
5.4.2. GDP composition by sector
5.4.3. Fiscal situation
5.4.4. Current account
5.4.5. Exports and imports
5.4.6. International investment position
5.4.7. Monetary situation
5.4.8. Employment
5.5. Outlook
6.1. Summary
6.2. Evolution
6.3. Structure and policies
6.3.1. Education
6.3.2. Social welfare
6.4. Performance
6.4.1. Healthcare
6.4.2. Education
6.5. Outlook
7.1. Summary
7.2. Evolution
7.3. Structure and policies
7.3.1. Research and development
7.3.2. Intellectual property
7.4. Performance
7.4.1. Opportunity sectors
7.5. Outlook
8.1. Summary
8.2. Evolution
8.3. Structure and policies
8.3.1. Tax regulations
8.4. Performance
8.4.1. Effectiveness of the legal system
8.5. Outlook
9.1. Summary
9.2. Evolution
9.3. Structure and policies
9.4. Environmental regulations
9.5. Participation in global efforts, agreements, and pacts
9.6. Performance
9.6.1. Environmental impact
9.7. Outlook
10.1. ISO codes of selected countries
10.2. Ask the analyst
10.3. Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Key fundamentals, 2020-27f
Table 2: Key facts, 2023
Table 3: Analysis of the political landscape
Table 4: Analysis of the economic landscape
Table 5: Analysis of the social landscape
Table 6: Analysis of the technological landscape
Table 7: Analysis of the legal landscape
Table 8: Analysis of environmental landscape
Table 9: Mid-year population by age (as a percentage of the total population), 2022
Table 10: Patents Granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-21
List of Figures
Figure 1: Key macroeconomic indicators
Figure 2: Map of the Philippines, 2022
Figure 3: General government gross debt, 2018-2024f
Figure 4: High technology exports (% of manufactured exports), 2021 or latest available data
Figure 5: FDI restrictiveness index, 2020
Figure 6: Key political events
Figure 7: Key political figures
Figure 8: Elected member seats of the House of Representatives, 2022
Figure 9: Historical real GDP growth, 2012-22
Figure 10: Real GDP and real GDP growth rate, 2018-27f
Figure 11: GDP composition by sector, 2022
Figure 12: Agricultural output, 2018-23f
Figure 13: Industrial output, 2018-23f
Figure 14: Services output, 2018-23f
Figure 15: Volume of exports and imports of goods and services (%), 2018-27f
Figure 16: Consumer price index and CPI-based inflation, 2018-27f
Figure 17: Unemployment rate, 2018-27f
Figure 18: Total healthcare expenditure, 2017-26f
Figure 19: Government expenditure on education, 2017-26f
Figure 20: Internet users and penetration, 2018-23f
Figure 21: Carbon dioxide emissions, 2013-21