Official Concept and Definition

Employed

Definition

Include all persons 15 years old and over as of their last birthday and during the basic survey reference period are reported as either: a. At work. Those who do any work even for one hour during the reference period for pay or profit, or work without pay on the farm or business enterprise operated by a member of the same household related by blood, marriage, or adoption; OR b. With a job but not at work. Those who have a job or business but are not at work because of temporary illness/injury, vacation, or other reasons. Likewise, persons who expect to report for work or to start operation of a farm or business enterprise within two weeks from the date of the enumerator's visit, are considered employed.
Notes:
This definition is based on the ILO definition for employed.

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PSS Agency PSA
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PSA

https://psa.gov.ph/ISSiP/concepts-and-definitions
Indicators / Statistics Being Generated Labor and Employment
PSA Board Resolution PSA Board Resolution No 01, Series of 2017 - 134
https://psa.gov.ph/article/nscb-executive-board-resolution-no-14-approving-and-adopting-official-concepts-and
Statistical Domain Demographic and social statistics
Statistical Activity Labour

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