Labor Force Survey

Labor Force Characteristics

Indicator
Employment Rate
Underemployment Rate
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rate
Apr 2017
94.3
16.1
61.4
5.7
Jan 2017
93.4
16.3
60.7
6.6
Jan 2016
94.2
19.7
63.3
5.8

Latest Report from Labor Force Survey (LFS)

June 14, 2017

The population 15 years old and over in October 2016 was estimated at 68.7 million wherein around 43.7 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 October 2016 (Final Results)

Latest Report from 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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