2015/2016 Industry Profile: Tourism (Sixth of a series)

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

This issue of LABSTAT Updates is the last in a six-part series of industry profiles that features key industries with strong employment generation potentials. Statistics in this report were culled from the results of the 2015/2016 Integrated Survey on Labor and Employment (ISLE) – a nationwide sample survey covering 12,926 establishments with 20 or more workers.


Number of Establishments

  •  As of June 30, 2016, around 6,000 establishments were engaged in tourism-related industries.


  •  During the same period, the number of persons employed in establishments under these industries was estimated at 0.456 million.

Category of Workers

  • Six out of every seven (85.2%) of the total employed were rank and file workers. Managers/executives and supervisors/foremen accounted for the remaining percent (6.4% and 7.7%, respectively). Meanwhile, about one percent of the total employment was working owners/unpaid workers (0.8%)
  •  Five in every seven rank and file workers (71.8%) were regular workers. On the other hand, about two out of seven were non-regular workers (28.2%).
  • Moreover, three-fourths of non-regular workers were contractual/project-based workers and probationary workers (75.2%) followed by casual Workers (17.4%), seasonal workers (4.2%), and apprentices/learners (3.2%).



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