2018 Statistical Tables

Data Source, Coverage and Definition of Terms

Data Source and Coverage

Hours of Work

A.
Source

  • Labor Force Survey (LFS)

Agency Responsible

  • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)

Reference Period

  • Past week in January, April, July and October

Periodicity

  • Quarterly

Release Schedule

  • Preliminary data:  40 days after reference period; Final data: six (6) months after reference period

Availability

  • From 1987 using past week reference period

Other Information

i.) Changes have been instituted in the LFS over the years in sample design, cut-off age of household population (from 10 years to 15 years in 1987), reference period (from week in 1956 to quarter in 1976 and back to week in 1987), population benchmarks and in definition of unemployment starting April 2005 survey round.

ii.) Before the creation of the PSA in 2013, the statistics were published in the name of the National Statistics Office.

B.
HOURS OF WORK OF PRODUCTION WORKERS

Source

  • Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (SPBI) and Census of Philippine Business and Industry (CPBI)

Agency Responsible

  • Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)

Reporting Unit

  • Establishment, regardless of employment size

Reference Period Year

  • Periodicity Annually

Disaggregation

Geographic Area:  National/Regional
Industry:  Major and minor industry groups of industrial sector (mining and quarrying, manufacturing, electricity, gas and water supply and construction)
Employment Size:  Less than 20, 20 and over (from 1999); Less than 10, 10 and over (earlier years)

Release Schedule

  • Two (2) years after reference period

Other Information
i) Data are derived indicators.

ii) ASPBI and CPBI are formerly known as Annual Survey (Census) of Establishments (ASE/CE).
The CPBI is conducted every 5 years.

iii) No surveys were conducted for missing years in the data series.

iv) Before the creation of the PSA in 2013, the statistics were published in the name of the National Statistics Office.