Labor and Employment

Labor Force Characteristics

Indicator
Employment Rate
Underemployment Rate
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rate
Jul 2014
93.3
18.3
64.4
6.7
Apr 2014
93.0
18.2
65.2
7.0
Jul 2013
92.7
19.2
63.9
7.3

Latest Report from Labor Force Survey (LFS)

September 24, 2014

Six in ten of the population 15 years old and over are in the labor force

Latest Report from Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF)

May 21, 2014

Statistical Tables on Overseas Contract Workers (OCW) from the results of October 2013 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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