2017 PIYLS - Statistical Tables

Data Source, Coverage and Definition of Terms

Data Source and Coverage

Labor Turnover Rates

A.  

Source

Employment, Hours and Earnings Survey (EHES)

Agency Responsible

Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)

Reference Period

Each month of the quarter from 1989-1997; Quarter from 1998

Periodicity

Quarterly from 1989-1997;  Semestral from 1998

Release Schedule

11-14 months after reference period

Availability

From 1989 to 1st and 2nd quarters 2002

 

Other Information

i.)  Field operations for EHES was undertaken by the National Statistics Office (NSO) for the BLES from 1989 - 1997.

ii.)  Due to budget cuts, 2001 EHES was not conducted while the first semester 2002 EHES was limited to establishments in Metro Manila.  EHES has not been conducted since then due to other survey priorities.

iii.)  The BLES and NSO were abolished in 2013 with the creation of the Philippine Statistics Authority.

 

B.  

Source

Labor Turnover Survey (LTS)

Agency Responsible

Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)

Reference Period

Past week in January, April, July and October

Periodicity

Quarter

Release Schedule

Preliminary data: 40 days after reference period; Final data: six (6) months after reference period

Availability

From 3rd quarter 2002

 

Other Information

i.)  Survey is limited to enterprises in Metro Manila

ii.)  Before the creation of the PSA in 2013, the statistics were published in the name of the Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics.

 

 

Definition of Terms - Part A

Terminology Definition
Accession Rate

proportion of total additions to total employment.

Accessions

permanent or temporary additions to employment in the establishment due to expansion of business activity and replacement of separated workers and employment resulting from changes in methods/technology of production or services.

Employment

refers to persons who worked or received pay during the reference quarter. Workers hired through contractor/agency are excluded. Employment includes the following:

Establishment

an economic unit engaged in one or predominantly one kind of economic activity under a single ownership or control at a single fixed location, e.g. mine, factory, store, bank, restaurant. For multi-unit enterprises with different outlets and subsidiaries or whose activities are located at different locations, each branch, outlet or subsidiary is considered an establishment.

Labor Turnover

refers to changes in the employment of an establishment resulting from accessions and separations.

Paid Officials and Workers

full-time/part-time workers; employees on paid leaves (e.g. sick/vacation/maternity/holiday/ study leave); and employees working away from the establishment but paid by and under the control of the establishment.

Separation Rate

proportion of total terminations to total employed.

Separations

terminations of employment in the establishment due to:
a. Quits or terminations initiated by the employees for any reason except retirement
b. Layoffs or terminations initiated by the employers due to economic/non-economic reasons and dismissals due to misconduct, incompetence of employees, etc.

Unpaid Family Workers

persons working without pay for at least 1/3 of the working time normal to the establishment.

Working Owners

owners who are actively engaged in the management of the establishment but do not receive regular pay.

Definition of Terms - Part B

Terminology Definition
Accession Rate

proportion of total additions to total employment.

Accessions (New Hires)

permanent or temporary additions to employment in the enterprise due to expansion of business activity and replacement of separated workers and employment resulting from changes in methods/technology of production or services.

Employment

refers to persons who worked or received pay from the enterprise and all its branches. This includes the following:

Enterprise

refers to an economic unit consisting of one or more establishments under a single ownership or control. It may be a complex family of legal entities or a single legal entity such as a corporation, partnership or single proprietorship.

Labor Turnover

refers to changes in the employment of an establishment resulting from accessions and separations.

Paid Officials and Workers

full-time/part-time workers; employees on paid leaves (e.g. sick/vacation/maternity/holiday/ study leave); and employees working away from the enterprise but paid by and under the control of the firm. Excluded are workers hired through contractor/agency.

Separation Rate

proportion of total terminations to total employed.

Separations

terminations of employment due to:
a. Quits or terminations initiated by the employees
b. Layoffs or terminations initiated by the employers due to economic reasons (e.g. lack of market, financial losses, redundancy) and non-economic reasons (e.g. gross negligence, absence without leave).

Unpaid Workers

persons working without pay for at least 1/3 of the working time normal to the enterprise.

Working Owners

owners who are actively engaged in the management of the enterprise but do not receive regular pay.