Labor and Employment

Labor Force Characteristics

Indicator
Employment Rate
Underemployment Rate
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rate
Jan 2014
92.5
19.5
63.8
7.5
Oct 2013
93.5
17.9
63.9
6.5
Jan 2013
92.9
20.9
64.1
7.1

Latest Report from Labor Force Survey (LFS)

April 7, 2014

The population aged 15 years and over in October 2013 was estimated at about 64.4 million (Table 1). Of this number, 41.2 million were in the labor force (Table 2 and Table 3). The labor force consists of the employed and the unemployed persons... Read more about Employment Situation in October 2013 (Final Results)

Latest Report from Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF)

September 17, 2013

Statistical Tables on Overseas Contract Workers (OCW) from the results of 2012 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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