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
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)
The employment rate in April 2019 was estimated at 94.9 percent. In April 2018, the employment rate was 94.5 percent.
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
The employment rate in January 2019 was estimated at 94.8 percent. In January 2018, the employment rate was 94.7 percent.
The number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 43.0 million of the estimated 71.6 million population 15 years old and over in July 2018.