Labor Force Survey

Labor Force Characteristics

Indicator
Employment Rate
Underemployment Rate
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rate
Jan 2016
94.2
19.7
63.3
5.8
Oct 2015
94.4
17.7
63.3
5.6
Jan 2015
93.4
17.5
63.8
6.6

Latest Report from Labor Force Survey (LFS)

April 11, 2016

Provincial Estimates of Employment Rate and Labor Force Participation Rate from the Quarterly Labor Force Survey, July 2015.

Latest Report from Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF)

April 14, 2016

The number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who worked abroad at anytime during the period April to September 2015 was estimated at 2.4 million. Overseas Contract Workers (OCWs) or those with existing work contract comprised 97.1 percent of... Read more about Total Number of OFWs Estimated at 2.4 Million (Results from the 2015 Survey on Overseas Filipinos)

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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