Labor Force Survey

December 5, 2019

The employment rate in October 2019 was estimated at 95.5 percent. In October 2018, the employment rate was 94.9 percent. Seven regions had employment rates lower than the national estimate: Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM... Read more about Employment Rate in October 2019 is Estimated at 95.5 Percent

October 31, 2019

In April 2019, the total population 15 years old and over was estimated at 72.5 million wherein the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 44.5 million.

September 5, 2019

The employment rate in July 2019 was estimated at 94.6 percent. In July 2018, the employment rate was the same at 94.6 percent. The labor force participation rate (LFPR) in July 2019 was estimated at 62.1 percent given the population 15 years old... Read more about Employment Rate in July 2019 is Estimated at 94.6 Percent

July 26, 2019

In January 2019, the total population 15 years old and over was estimated at 72.5 million wherein the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 43.7 million. This placed the labor force participation rate (LFPR) at 60.2... Read more about Employment Situation in January 2019

June 27, 2019

The number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who worked abroad at anytime during the period April to September 2018 was estimated at 2.3 million. Overseas Contract Workers (OCWs) with existing work contract comprised 96.2 percent of the total... Read more about Total Number of OFWs Estimated at 2.3 Million (Results from the 2018 Survey on Overseas Filipinos)

June 5, 2019

The employment rate in April 2019 was estimated at 94.9 percent. In April 2018, the employment rate was 94.5 percent.

April 26, 2019

Of the estimated 71.9 million population 15 years old and over in October 2018, approximately 43.5 million persons were in the labor force, that is, either employed or unemployed (Table 1 and Table 3). This translates to a labor force... Read more about Employment Situation in October 2018

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