Labor Force Survey

January 25, 2018

In July 2017, the total population 15 years old and over was estimated at 70.2 million wherein the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 42.5 million. This placed the labor force participation rate (LFPR) at 60.6 percent,... Read more about Employment Situation in July 2017

December 18, 2017

The preliminary results of the Annual Labor and Employment Estimates for 2017 based on the average of the four (4) LFS rounds (January, April, July and October) reported an annual labor force participation rate of 61.2 percent out of 69.9 million... Read more about 2017 Annual Labor and Employment Status

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

November 20, 2017

The number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 42.7 million of the estimated 69.6 million population 15 years old and over in April 2017. This placed the labor force participation rate (LFPR) at 61.4 percent, which means that... Read more about Employment Situation in April 2017 (Final Results)

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.

September 12, 2017

The employment rate in July 2017 was estimated at 94.4 percent. In July 2016, the employment rate was 94.6 percent.

June 21, 2017

2016 Annual LFS Estimates Tables

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