Statistical Tables on Overseas Filipino Workers

October 4, 2012

Statistical Tables on Overseas Contract Workers (OCW) from the results of 2011 Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF)

June 26, 2012

The total number of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who worked abroad at anytime during the period April to September 2011 was estimated at 2.2 million. The estimate for the same period of 2010 was 2.0 million. The overseas contract workers (... Read more about Total Number of OFWs is Estimated at 2.2 Million (Results from the 2011 Survey on Overseas Filipinos)

July 8, 2011

The number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who worked abroad at anytime during the period April to September 2010 was estimated at 2.0 million. The Overseas Contract Workers (OCWs) or those... Read more about More OFWs in Saudi Arabia (Results from the 2010 Survey on Overseas Filipinos)

April 1, 2011

The Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF) conducted in October 2009 recorded a total of 1.9 million Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in the country during the period April to September 2009. Of this total, 47.2 percent or approximately 900 thousand... Read more about Close to Half of OFWs are Females (Results from the 2009 Survey on Overseas Filipinos)

September 2, 2010

The total number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in April to September 2007 was estimated at 1.7 million. Of this number, about 35.0 percent or 612 thousand OFWs were laborers and unskilled workers (i.e. sales and services, elementary workers... Read more about Major Occupation of Overseas Filipino Workers (Results from the 2007 Survey on Overseas Filipino)

September 2, 2010

One out of five or 19.8 percent of the total Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) worked in Saudi Arabia during the period April to September 2007. More than one in every ten OFWs (12.1%) worked in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). OFWs who worked in... Read more about Place of Work of Overseas Filipino Workers (Results from the 2007 Survey on Overseas Filipino)

July 21, 2010

The number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who worked abroad during the period April to September 2009 was estimated at 1.9 million. Of this total, 98.8 percent were overseas contract workers (OCWs) or with existing work contracts abroad.... Read more about 2009 Survey on Overseas Filipinos

November 26, 2009

The number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who worked abroad at anytime during the period April to September 2008 reached 2.0 million as reported by their families. The 2008 estimate represents an increase of 14.6 percent over the 1.7 million... Read more about 2008 Survey on Overseas Filipinos

August 30, 2008

The number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who worked abroad at anytime during the period April to September 2007 was registered at 1.75 million. This represents an increase of 15.3 percent over the estimated 1.52 million OFWs in April to... Read more about 2007 Survey on Overseas Filipinos

May 28, 2008

The number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who worked abroad at anytime during the period April to September 2006 reached 1.52 million. The 2006 estimate represents an increase of 14.3 percent over the 1.33 million OFWs estimated for the... Read more about 2006 Survey on Overseas Filipinos

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