Labor Force Survey

February 15, 2021

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announces the conduct of the monthly Labor Force Survey (LFS) in between the regular quarterly LFS starting February 2021. The monthly LFS will have a sample of around 11,000 households, which is deemed... Read more about PSA Enjoins Support for the Conduct of Monthly Labor Force Survey (LFS) in 2021

February 5, 2021

The number of persons who were in the labor force was at 45.9 million of the estimated 74.1 million population 15 years old and over in July 2020. This translates to a labor force participation rate (LFPR) of 61.9 percent, which means that 619 in... Read more about Employment Situation in July 2020

December 3, 2020

The country’s unemployment rate in October 2020 was estimated at 8.7 percent. This is equivalent to 3.8 million unemployed Filipinos who are 15 years old and over. This unemployment rate is the lowest since April this year although it is still... Read more about Employment Situation in October 2020

December 1, 2020

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announces the conduct of the Press Conference on the October 2020 Labor Force Survey (preliminary) results to be held on 03 December 2020 (Thursday) at 9:00 AM through a video conference using zoom.

November 11, 2020

In April 2020, the total population 15 years old and over was estimated at 73.7 million wherein the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 41.1 million according to the Labor Force Survey (LFS) results.

September 3, 2020

Unemployment rate in July 2020 was estimated at 10.0 percent. This is higher than the unemployment rate of the same month a year ago placed at 5.4 percent, but lower than the record high 17.7 percent during April 2020.

September 1, 2020

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announces the conduct of the Press Conference on the results of the July 2020 Labor Force Survey which will be held on 03 September 2020 (Thursday) at 9:00AM through videoconference using Zoom.

August 7, 2020

In January 2020, the working age population (15 years old and over) was estimated at 72.8 million. Among these, 61.7 percent were in the labor force. This translates to approximately 44.9 million Filipinos in the labor force; that is, either... Read more about Employment Situation in January 2020

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