Labor and Employment

Labor Force Characteristics

Indicator
Employment Rate
Underemployment Rate
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rate
Jul 2017
94.4
16.3
60.6
5.6
Apr 2017
94.3
16.1
61.4
5.7
Apr 2016
93.9
18.4
63.6
6.1

Latest Report from Labor Force Survey (LFS)

September 26, 2017

The population 15 years old and over in January 2017 was estimated at 69.4 million. Of this number, 42.1 million were in the labor force.

Latest Report from 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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