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 10, 2014

The employment rate in July 2014 is estimated at 93.3 percent. This estimate is based on the July 2014 round of the LFS which did not cover the province of Leyte. The employment rate for the same month of 2013, computed using data from the July... Read more about Employment Rate in July 2014 is Estimated at 93.3 Percent

Latest Report from Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF)

May 21, 2014

Statistical Tables on Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) 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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