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LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Household Population 15 Years Old and Over by Employment Status
July 2002 - January 2014

Period Labor Force Participation Rate Employment Rate
(In %)
Unemploy- ment Rate
(In %)
Underemploy- ment Rate
(In %)
Jan 2014 63.8 92.5 7.5 19.5
Jan 2013 64.1 92.9 7.1 20.9
Jan 2012 64.3 92.8 7.2 18.8
Jan 2011p/ 63.7 92.6 7.4 19.4
Jan 2010 64.5 92.7 7.3 19.7
Jan 2009 63.3 92.3 7.7 18.2
Jan 2008 63.4 92.6 7.4 18.9
Jan 2007 64.8 92.2 7.8 21.5
Jan 2006 63.8 91.9 8.1 21.3
Jan 2005 66.1 88.7 11.3 16.1
Jan 2004 67.3 89.0 11.0 17.5
Jan 2003 65.7 89.4 10.6 16.1
Jan 2002 66.4 89.7 10.3 15.9
         
Oct 2013 63.9 93.5 6.5 17.9
Oct 2012 63.9 93.2 6.8 19.0
Oct 2011p/ 66.3 93.6 6.4 19.1
Oct 2010 64.2 92.9 7.1 19.6
Oct 2009 64.0 92.9 7.1 19.4
Oct 2008 63.7 93.2 6.8 17.5
Oct 2007 63.2 93.7 6.3 18.1
Oct 2006 64.0 92.7 7.3 20.4
Oct 2005 64.8 92.6 7.4 21.2
Oct 2004 66.5 89.1 10.9 16.9
Oct 2003 67.1 89.8 10.2 15.8
Oct 2002 66.2 89.8 10.2 15.3
         
Jul 2013 63.9 92.7 7.3 19.2
Jul 2012 64.0 93.0 7.0 22.7
Jul 2011p/ 64.3 92.9 7.1 19.1
Jul 2010 63.9 93.0 7.0 17.9
Jul 2009 64.6 92.4 7.6 19.8
Jul 2008 64.3 92.6 7.4 21.0
Jul 2007 63.6 92.2 7.8 22.0
Jul 2006 64.7 92.0 8.0 23.5
Jul 2005 64.6 92.3 7.7 20.5
Jul 2004 67.2 88.3 11.7 17.6
Jul 2003 67.0 87.4 12.6 20.7
Jul 2002 67.1 88.8 11.2 17.1
         
Apr 2013 63.9 92.5 7.5 19.2
Apr 2012p/ 64.7 93.1 6.9 19.3
Apr 2011 64.2 92.8 7.2 19.4
Apr 2010 63.6 92.0 8.0 17.8
Apr 2009 64.0 92.5 7.5 18.9
Apr 2008 63.2 92.0 8.0 19.8
Apr 2007 64.5 92.6 7.4 18.9
April 2006 64.9 91.8 8.2 25.4
April 2005 68.1* 87.3* 12.7* 26.1
April 2004 69.0 86.3 13.7 18.5
April 2003 67.1 87.8 12.2 15.6
April 2002 69.9 86.1 13.9 19.6

Notes:

1. Data were taken from the results of the quarterly rounds of the Labor Force Survey (LFS) using past week as reference period.
2. Details may not add up to totals due to rounding.
3. The definition of unemployment was revised starting the April 2005 round of the LFS. As such, LFPRs, employment rates and unemployment rates are not comparable with those of previous survey rounds. Also starting with January 2007, estimates were based on 2000 Census-based projections.
4. Data are as of March 2014

p/ - preliminary
* - data are based on new definition

Source: National Statistics Office (NSO).

 

Employed Persons by Major Industry Group
January 2008 - October 2011
(in thousands)

Industry Group Oct
2011
Jul
2011
Apr
2011
Jan
2011
Oct
2010
Jul
2010
Apr
2010
Jan
2010
Oct
2009
Jul
2009
Apr
2009
Jan
2009
Oct
2008
Jul
2008
Apr
2008
Jan
2008
Total 38,551 37,105 36,819 36,290 35,476 36,237 35,413 36,001 35,478 35,508 34,997 34,262 34,533 34,593 33,535 33,693
Agriculture 12,861 12,100 12,155 11,952 12,072 12,244 11,512 11,806 12,072 11,940 12,313 11,846 12,320 12,103 11,904 11,792
   Agriculture, Hunting and Forestry 11,373 10,643 10,663 10,532 10,563 10,760 10,073 10,351 10,563 10,476 10,841 10,446 10,860 10,695 10,450 10,409
   Fishing 1,488 1,457 1,492 1,420 1,509 1,484 1,439 1,455 1,509 1,464 1,472 1,400 1,460 1,408 1,454 1,383
Industry 5,608 5,629 5,619 5,264 5,154 5,409 5,487 5,322 5,154 5,273 5,088 4,856 5,078 5,130 5,000 4,981
   Mining and Quarrying 226 205 230 184 169 194 212 193 169 177 166 152 176 154 151 152
   Manufacturing 3,171 3,071 3,127 2,952 2,937 3,003 3,063 3,009 2,937 2,947 2,841 2,849 2,897 2,960 2,883 2,963
   Electricity, Gas and Water 143 178 139 130 160 141 137 157 160 145 130 134 123 146 123 126
   Construction 2,068 2,175 2,123 1,998 1,888 2,071 2,075 1,963 1,888 2,004 1,951 1,721 1,882 1,870 1,843 1,740
Services 20,082 19,376 19,045 19,074 18,250 18,585 18,414 18,872 18,250 18,294 17,595 17,560 17,135 17,360 16,630 16,919
   Wholesale & Retail Trade, Repair of
   Motor Vehicles, Motorcycles &
   Personal & Household Goods
7,772 7,300 7,251 7,275 6,901 7,030 6,885 7,064 6,901 6,725 6,681 6,635 6,528 6,599 6,322 6,333
   Hotels and Restaurants 1,206 1,164 1,043 1,064 1,012 1,037 991 1,104 1,012 1,064 976 988 941 984 924 964
   Transport, Storage and
    Communication
2,799 2,801 2,697 2,802 2,735 2,704 2,741 2,735 2,735 2,694 2,628 2,660 2,587 2,525 2,575 2,674
   Financial Intermediation 467 418 406 447 375 420 383 384 375 376 389 337 373 369 366 364
   Real Estate, Renting and
   Business Activities
1,340 1,214 1,277 1,195 1,100 1,166 1,061 1,119 1,100 1,090 1,023 1,044 985 969 953 904
   Public Administration & Defense,
   Compulsory Social Security
1,840 1,908 1,939 1,806 1,771 1,835 1,959 1,823 1,771 1,772 1,794 1,659 1,690 1,741 1,661 1,612
   Education 1,190 1,226 1,169 1,212 1,168 1,238 1,156 1,146 1,168 1,157 1,068 1,157 1,096 1,076 1,028 1,083
   Health and Social Work 460 460 456 430 412 457 447 432 412 428 408 435 406 386 384 390
   Other Community, Social &
   Personal Service Activities
951 923 955 906 868 866 984 949 868 876 907 857 796 847 843 846
   Private Households with
   Employed Persons
2,055 1,960 1,850 1,934 1,908 1,831 1,804 2,114 1,908 2,110 1,718 1,785 1,733 1,863 1,572 1,747
   Extra-Territorial Organizations &
   Bodies
2 2 2 3                 - 1 3 2 0 2 3 3 * 1 2 2

Notes:

1. Data were taken from the results of the quarterly rounds of the Labor Force Survey (LFS) using past week as reference period.
2. Details may not add up to totals due to rounding.
3. The definition of unemployment was revised starting the April 2005 round of the LFS. As such, LFPRs, employment rates and unemployment rates are not comparable with those of previous survey rounds. Also starting with January 2007, estimates were based on 2000 Census-based projections.
4. Data are as of March 2013.

p/ - preliminary

Source: National Statistics Office (NSO).

 

Employed Persons by Major Occupation Group
January 2008 - October 2011
(in thousands)

Major Occupation Group Oct
2011
Jul
2011
Apr
2011
Jan
2011
Oct
2010
Jul
2010
Apr
2010
Jan
2010
Oct
2009
Jul
2009
Apr
2009
Jan
2009
Oct
2008
Jul
2008
Apr
2008
Jan
2008
Total 38,550 37,106 36,820 36293 36,001 35,412 36,237 36,487 35,478 35,508 34,997 34,262 34,533 34,593 33,535 33,693
Officials of Government and Special Interest Organizations, Corporate Executives, Managers, Managing Proprietors and Supervisors 5,366 5,281 5,106 5,114 4,928 4,968 4,800 5,219 4,794 4,902 4,662 4,531 4,300 4,529 4,481 3,997
Professionals 1,765 1,737 1,752 1,674 1,706 1,716 1,720 1,600 1,641 1,600 1,584 1,608 1,585 1,524 1,471 1,523
Technicians and Associate Professionals 1,016 988 981 955 965 946 925 978 977 921 906 923 882 885 858 878
Clerks 2,105 2,154 2,127 2,051 2,040 2,087 1,971 1,916 1,944 1,818 1,899 1,776 1,743 1,706 1,677 1,735
Service Workers and Shop and Market Sales Workers 4,479 4,019 3,998 4,068 3,971 3,758 3,768 3,854 3,735 3,729 3,617 3,606 3,445 3,474 3,352 3,306
Farmers, Forestry Workers and Fishermen 5,800 5,631 5,633 5,795 5,900 6,012 5,540 5,535 5,815 5,739 5,939 5,911 6,127 6,057 5,699 6,115
Trades and Related Workers 2,775 2,805 2,793 2,705 2,704 2,850 2,846 2,769 2,608 2,764 2,704 2,573 2,721 2,758 2,683 2,759
Plant and Machine Operators and Assemblers 2,291 2,233 2,212 2,244 2,302 2,256 2,269 2,207 2,268 2,181 2,153 2,272 2,345 2,251 2,213 2,605
Laborers and Unskilled Workers 12,790 12,110 12,057 11,514 11,809 11,507 11,410 11,761 11,530 11,700 11,387 10,923 11,239 11,245 10,965 10,636
Special Occupations 164 147 161 173 162 137 163 161 165 153 145 138 148 165 137 138

Notes:

1. Data were taken from the results of the quarterly rounds of the Labor Force Survey (LFS) using past week as reference period.
2. Details may not add up to totals due to rounding.
3. The definition of unemployment was revised starting the April 2005 round of the LFS. As such, LFPRs, employment rates and unemployment rates are not comparable with those of previous survey rounds. Also starting with January 2007, estimates were based on 2000 Census-based projections.
4. Data are as of March 2013.

p/ - preliminary

Source: National Statistics Office (NSO).

Deployed Land-Based Overseas Filipino Workers
by Major World Groupings
1999-2010

Year 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Total 1/ 1,123,676 1,092,162 974,399 811,070 788,070 740,632 704,586 651,938 682,315 662,648 643,304 640,331
Africa 25,207 18,967 16,434 13,126 9,450 9,103 8,485 8,750 6,919 4,943 4,298 4,936
Asia 280,808 260,995 219,598 218,983 222,940 255,084 266,609 254,520 288,481 285,051 292,067 299,521
Europe 48,185 47,409 51,795 45,613 59,313 52,146 55,116 37,981 45,363 43,019 39,296 30,707
Middle East 684,060 669,042 631,828 487,878 462,545 394,419 352,314 285,564 306,939 297,533 283,291 287,076
Oceania 12,341 13,297 15,030 10,691 5,126 2,866 3,023 1,698 1,917 2,061 2,386 2,424
The Americas 25,696 31,146 31,916 28,019 21,976 14,886 11,692 11,049 11,532 10,679 7,624 9,045
Trust Territories 3,107 5,134 5,461 6,674 6,481 7,596 7,177 5,023 6,075 6,823 7,421 6,622
Unspecified 44,272 46,172 2,337 86 - 135 1 46,279 10,882 11,530 6,921 -

1/ Based on the report of POEA's Labor Assistance Center on the actual departure of OFWs at the international airports, NAIA Cabin Crews and POEA Regional Extension Units.

Source: Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA)

 

 

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