Labor and Employment

Labor Force Characteristics

Indicator
Employment Rate
Underemployment Rate
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rate
Apr 2015
93.6
17.8
64.6
6.4
Jan 2015
93.4
17.5
63.8
6.6
Apr 2014
93.0
18.2
65.2
7.0

Latest Report from Labor Force Survey (LFS)

July 29, 2015

The population 15 years old and over in January 2015 was estimated at 64.6 million wherein around 41.2 million persons were reported in the labor force, that is, either employed or unemployed (Table 1 and Table 2). These figures placed the labor... Read more about Employment Situation in January 2015¹ (Final Results)

Latest Report from Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF)

May 29, 2015

Statistical Tables on Overseas Contract Workers (OCW) from the results of 2014 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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