Labor Force Survey

Labor Force Characteristics

Indicator
Employment Rate
Underemployment Rate
Labor Force Participation Rate
Unemployment Rate
Oct 2016
95.3
18.0
63.6
4.7
Jul 2016
94.6
17.3
63.3
5.4
Oct 2015
94.4
17.7
63.3
5.6

Latest Report from Labor Force Survey (LFS)

December 20, 2016

Of the estimated 68.2 million population 15 years old and over in April 2016, the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 43.3 million. This placed the labor force participation rate (LFPR) at 63.5 percent, which means that... Read more about Employment Situation in April 2016 (Final Results)

Latest Report from Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF)

May 25, 2016

Statistical Tables on Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) from the results of 2015 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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