Labor and Employment

Labor Force Characteristics

Indicator
Employment Rate
Underemployment Rate
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rate
Oct 2017
95.0
15.9
62.1
5.0
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)

December 12, 2017

The employment rate in October 2017 was estimated at 95.0 percent. In October 2016, the employment rate was 95.3 percent.

Regions with lowest employment rates were Ilocos Region (91.8%), National Capital Region (NCR) (93.9%), and Central... Read more about Employment Rate in October 2017 is Estimated at 95.0 Percent

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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