Labor and Employment

Labor Force Characteristics

Indicator
Employment Rate
Underemployment Rate
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rate
Oct 2015
94.4
17.7
63.3
5.6
Jul 2015
93.5
21.0
62.9
6.5
Oct 2014
94.0
18.7
64.3
6.0

Latest Report from Labor Force Survey (LFS)

December 10, 2015

The employment rate in October 2015 was estimated at 94.4 percent.

Three regions, namely, Ilocos Region (91.5%), CALABARZON (92.2%), and National Capital Region (NCR) (92.8%) had employment rates lower than the national figure (Table 4).... Read more about Employment Rate Estimated at 94.4 percent in October 2015

Latest Report from Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF)

May 29, 2015

Statistical Tables on Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) from the results of 2014 Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF)

Latest Report from Survey on Children (SOC)

December 9, 2015

Based on the final results of the 2011 SOC, the estimated number of children aged 5 to 17 years who worked for at least one hour during the past week in October 2011 was 3.3 million. They accounted for 12.4 percent of the estimated 26.6 million... Read more about Estimated Number of Working Children 5 to 17 Years Old Who Worked During The Past Week Was 3.3 Million (Final Results of the 2011 Survey on Children)

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