Labor Force Survey

May 6, 2021

Unemployment rate fell to 7.1 percent in March 2021. This is the lowest reported rate covering the period of the Corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic since April 2020.

April 28, 2021

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announces the conduct of the Press Conference on the March 2021 Labor Force Survey (Preliminary) Results on 06 May 2021 (Thursday) at 9:00 AM through a video conference using Zoom.

March 30, 2021

The unemployment rate of 8.8 percent in February 2021 is higher than that in January 2021 and October 2020, both with 8.7 percent. The estimate was the third highest since April 2020.

March 25, 2021

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announces the conduct of the Press Conference on the February 2021 Labor Force Survey (Preliminary) Results on 30 March 2021 (Tuesday) at 9:00 AM through video conferencing using Zoom.

March 9, 2021

In the Philippines, unemployment rate in January 2021 remained the same as the October 2020 rate of 8.7 percent. This is the lowest since April 2020 but higher than the January 2020 rate of 5.3 percent. (Table A-1)

March 8, 2021

In 2020, the number of persons who were in the labor force was estimated at 43.9 million. This number represents the economically active population, either employed or unemployed, accounting for 59.5 percent labor force participation rate (LFPR)... Read more about 2020 Annual Preliminary Estimates of Labor Force Survey (LFS)

March 5, 2021

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announces the conduct of the Press Conference on the January 2021 Labor Force Survey (Preliminary) Results on 09 March 2021 (Tuesday) at 9:00 AM through a video conference using Zoom.

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

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