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Reference Number: 2009-005
Release Date: January 14, 2009

There were about 10.5 million informal sector operators identified in the 2008 Informal Sector Survey (2008 ISS) of the Philippines. This... Read more about Informal sector operators counted at 10.5 million (Results from the 2008 Informal Sector Survey).


Reference Number: 2008-092
Release Date: December 16, 2008

Out of the estimated 58.2 million population 15 years old and over in October 2008, 37.1 million persons were in the labor force. This placed the... Read more about Unemployment Rate Estimated at 6.8 Percent in October 2008 Results from the October 2008 Labor Force Survey (LFS).


Reference Number: 2008-070
Release Date: September 16, 2008

Employment rate in the National Capital Region (87.2%), Central Luzon (90.6%) and CALABARZON (89.6%) was lower than in all other regions. As in... Read more about Employment Rate Reported at 92.6 Percent in July 2008 Results from the July 2008 Labor Force Survey (LFS).


Reference Number: 2008-47
Release Date: June 17, 2008

The employment rate in April 2008, or the proportion of employed persons to total labor force was estimated at 92.0 percent, almost the same as... Read more about Employment Rate Recorded at 92.0 Percent in April 2008 Results from the April 2008 Labor Force Survey (LFS).


Reference Number: 2008-39
Release Date: May 23, 2008

The number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who worked abroad at anytime during the period April to September 2007 was registered at 1.75... Read more about Female OFWs are Younger Compared to Male OFWs (Results from the 2007 Survey on Overseas Filipinos).


Reference Number: 2008-39
Release Date: May 23, 2008

The number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who worked abroad at anytime during the period April to September 2007 was registered at 1.75... Read more about Female OFWs Are Younger Compared To Male OFWs Results from the 2007 Survey on Overseas Filipinos.


Reference Number: 2008-22
Release Date: March 19, 2008

The unemployment rate in January 2008 was estimated at 7.4 percent. Among the regions, the NCR had the highest unemployment rate. It registered a... Read more about Employment Rate Estimated at 92.6 Percent in January 2008 Results from the January 2008 Labor Force Survey (LFS).


Reference Number: 2007-097
Release Date: March 4, 2008

The laborers and unskilled workers constituted the largest occupation group with 32.0 percent of the total employed population. Farmers, forestry... Read more about Lower Unemployment Rate in October 2007 Compared to Last Year Results from the October 2007 Labor Force Survey (LFS).


Reference Number: 2007-072
Release Date: September 14, 2007

The number of unemployed persons in July 2007 was reported at 2.8 million, resulting to an unemployment rate of 7.8 percent. Two regions recorded... Read more about Employment Rate Registered at 92.2 Percent in July 2007 Results from the July 2007 Labor Force Survey (LFS).


Reference Number: 2007-044
Release Date: June 15, 2007

The employment rate, or proportion of employed persons to total labor force, was 92.6 percent in April 2007 which is higher than last year's rate... Read more about Employment Rate in April 2007 is Higher Compared to Rate in Last Year Results from the April 2007 Labor Force Survey (LFS).

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