Labor Turnover Survey

Labor Turnover Statistics, 1st Quarter 2017: National Capital Region (NCR)

Labor turnover in the National Capital Region (NCR) sustained a positive growth at 1.27% in the first quarter of 2017. This is higher than the posted 0.96 percent in the same period in 2016, but lower than the registered 3.36 percent in the previous quarter. This infers that 13 workers per 1,000 employed were added to the workforce in the 13,099 total enterprises, with an estimated employment of 2,431,994 during the period. The accession rate of 8.79 percent indicates that there was an addition of 88 workers per 1,000 employed to the enterprise workforce due to either expansion or replacement of separated workers.
In contrast, separation rate at 7.52 percent implies that for every 1,000 employed, 75 workers were either laid-off or quit their jobs.
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector obtained a positive labor turnover rate of 2.50 percent in which accession and separation of workers were recorded at 6.01 percent and 3.50 percent, respectively.

Labor Turnover Statistics, 4th Quarter 2016 National Capital Region (NCR)

Labor turnover in the National Capital Region (NCR) remained positive at 3.36% in the fourth quarter of 2016. Though slightly lower than the employment growth in the previous quarter, this is a marked improvement from the 0.62 percent labor turnover rate in the same period in 2015.

This meant that for every 1,000 employed, 34 workers were added to the workforce of the 14,164 total enterprises. Total employment was estimated at 3,439,369 during the period.

Labor Turnover Statistics in National Capital Region: 3rd Quarter 2016

Labor turnover in the National Capital Region (NCR) rose by 3.67 percent in the third quarter of 2016. This implies that 37 workers per 1,000 employed were added to the workforce of the 14,212 total enterprises. Overall employment during the period was estimated at 3,335,477.

The accession rate at 14.10 percent, which is the percentage of the number of workers hired (due to either expansion or replacement) to the total employed, meant that 141 workers per 1,000 employed were newly hired. Employment gains were noted in the industry and services sectors.

On the other hand, separation rate in establishments based in Metro Manila went up to 10.43 percent or 104 workers per 1,000 employed who were either laid off or quit their jobs. Employment losses were observed in the agriculture sector.

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