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).
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).
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).
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).
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) .
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).
Occupation-wise, farmers, forestry workers and fishermen registered the largest increase in employment level at 362 thousand. Their share to the... Read more about Philippine Labor Force Survey July 2005 (Preliminary Results).
The number of persons in the labor force, or those who are either employed or unemployed was registered at 35.1 million, resulting to a labor... Read more about Philippine Labor Force Survey April 2005 (Preliminary Results).
The number of Overseas Filipinos Workers (OFWs) who worked abroad during the period April to September 2004 reached 1.06 million, up by 8.2... Read more about Press Release on the 2004 Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF).