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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).


Reference Number: 2007-038
Release Date: May 29, 2007

The number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who worked abroad at anytime during the period April to September 2006 reached 1.52 million. The... Read more about One in Three Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) is a Laborer or Unskilled Worker (Results from the 2006 Survey on Overseas Filipinos).


Reference Number: 2007-19
Release Date: March 15, 2007

The employment rate in January 2007 was estimated at 92.2 percent, which placed the unemployment rate at 7.8 percent. This means that nine in... Read more about Employment Rate Registered at 92.2 Percent in January 2007 Results from the January 2007 Labor Force Survey (LFS).


Reference Number: 2006-090
Release Date: December 15, 2006

The number of employed persons in October 2006 was estimated at 33.2 million. This is 310 thousand higher than the reported figure of 32.9 million... Read more about Unemployment Rate Estimated at 7.3 Percent in October 2006 Results from the October 2006 Labor Force Survey (LFS).


Reference Number: 2006-65
Release Date: September 20, 2006

The 2005 estimate of OFWs is 12.5 percent more than the 1.18 million OFWs estimated for the period April to September 2004. The overseas contract... Read more about One Out of Five Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs ) is in Saudi Arabia (Results from the 2005 Survey on Overseas Filipinos).


Reference Number: 2006-64
Release Date: September 15, 2006

The number of wage and salary workers was estimated at 17.5 million, up by 7.5 percent from the July 2005 figure of 16.3 million. The increase was... Read more about Employment Rate in July this Year was 92.0 Percent : Results from the July 2006 Labor Force Survey (LFS).


Reference Number: 2006-040
Release Date: June 15, 2006

Wage and salary workers numbered 16.7 million, accounting for 50.5 percent of the total employed. About 12.4 million (37.7%) were own account... Read more about Philippine Labor Force Survey April 2006 (Preliminary Results) .


Reference Number: 2006-016
Release Date: March 15, 2006

 


Reference Number: 2005-080
Release Date: December 15, 2005

The number of underemployed persons or those who desired additional hours of work was estimated at 7.0 million in October 2005 as compared to 5.4... Read more about Philippine Labor Force Survey October 2005 (Preliminary Results).

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