Labor Force Survey

June 5, 2020

Unemployment rate rose to 17.7 percent accounting to 7.3 million unemployed Filipinos in the labor force in April 2020. This is a record high in the unemployment rate reflecting the effects of Corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) economic... Read more about Employment Situation in April 2020

May 12, 2020

Of the estimated 73.5 million population 15 years old and over in October 2019, approximately 45.2 million persons were in the labor force, that is, either employed or unemployed.

March 5, 2020

The employment rate in January 2020 was estimated at 94.7 percent. In January 2019, the employment rate was the same at 94.7 percent.

March 4, 2020

The revised estimates for January 2019 key employment indicators using the 2015 POPCEN-based population projection for population 15 years old and over (71.9 million) and those in the labor force (43.3 million), employed (41.0 million),... Read more about TABLE 4 Total Population 15 Years Old and Over and Rates of Labor Force Participation, Employment

February 13, 2020

The number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 45.4 million of the estimated 73.1 million population 15 years old and over in July 2019.

February 4, 2020
December 20, 2019

The preliminary results of the Annual Labor and Employment Estimates for 2019 based on the average of the four (4) LFS rounds (January, April, July and October) reported an annual labor force participation rate of 61.3 percent out of the 72.9... Read more about Preliminary Results of the 2019 Annual Estimates of Labor Force Survey (LFS)

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.