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.
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.
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.
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
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
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announces the conduct of the Press Conference on the May 2020 Inflation and April 2020 Employment Statistics on 05 June 2020 (Friday) at 9:00 AM through videoconference using Zoom.