Labor and Employment

Labor Force Characteristics

Indicator
Employment Rate
Underemployment Rate
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rate
Oct 2014
94.0
18.7
64.3
6.0
Jul 2014
93.3
18.3
64.4
6.7
Oct 2013
93.5
17.9
63.9
6.5

Latest Report from Labor Force Survey (LFS)

January 26, 2015

The population aged 15 years and over in July 2014 is estimated at 64.070 million. Out of this number, 41.231 million persons were in the labor force. These figures translate to a labor force participation rate (LFPR) of 64.4 percent. Among the... Read more about Employment Situation in July 2014¹ (Final Results)

Latest Report from Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF)

May 21, 2014

Statistical Tables on Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) from the results of October 2013 Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF)

Latest Report from Survey on Children (SOC)

July 18, 2012

An estimated 5.492 million children aged 5 to 17 years were working in 2011 according to the preliminary results of the 2011 Survey on Children (SOC). In this survey, children aged 5 to 17 years who worked for at least one hour during the past 12... Read more about The number of working children 5 to 17 years old is estimated at 5.5 million (Preliminary Results of the 2011 Survey on Children)

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