Labor Force Survey

Labor Force Characteristics

Indicator
Employment Rate
Underemployment Rate
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rate
Jan 2017
93.4
16.3
60.7
6.6
Jul 2016
94.6
17.3
63.3
5.4
Oct 2015
94.4
17.7
63.3
5.6

Latest Report from Labor Force Survey (LFS)

March 28, 2017

The population 15 years old and over in July 2016 was estimated at 68.4 million wherein about 43.3 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 July 2016 (Final Results)

Latest Report from Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF)

May 25, 2016

Statistical Tables on Overseas Contract Workers (OCW) from the results of 2015 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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