Labor Force Survey

March 7, 2019

The employment rate in January 2019 was estimated at 94.8 percent. In January 2018, the employment rate was 94.7 percent.

January 30, 2019

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.

December 28, 2018

The preliminary results of the Annual Labor and Employment Estimates for 2018 based on the average of the four (4) LFS rounds (January, April, July and October) reported an annual labor force participation rate of 60.9 percent out of 71.3 million... Read more about 2018 Annual Labor and Employment Status

December 5, 2018

The employment rate in October 2018 was estimated at 94.9 percent. In October 2017, the employment rate was 95.0 percent.

October 31, 2018

In April 2018, the total population 15 years old and over was estimated at 71.0 million wherein the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 43.3 million.

September 5, 2018

The employment rate in July 2018 was estimated at 94.6 percent. In July 2017, the employment rate was 94.4 percent. Regions with lowest employment rates were Ilocos Region (93.5%), Central Luzon (93.7%), CALABARZON (93.7%), Bicol Region (93.7... Read more about Employment Rate in July 2018 is Estimated at 94.6 Percent

June 14, 2018

In January 2018, the total population 15 years old and over was estimated at 70.9 million wherein the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 44.1 million. This placed the labor force participation rate (LFPR) at 62.2... Read more about Employment Situation in January 2018 (Final Results)

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