A total of 30,644 operating establishments in Eastern Visayas were listed in the 2018 List of Establishments (LE). The region accounted for 3.1 percent of the country’s total number of establishments.
Eastern Visayas ranked fifth among the regions with low number of establishments. ARMM registered the lowest number of establishments at 8,175.
On the other hand, NCR recorded the most number of establishments in 2018 at 205,110, followed by CALABARZON at 148,578. Central Luzon ranked third highest at 116,460 establishments.