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The Philippine Green Jobs Act of 2016, or Republic Act No. 10771, is the first piece of legislation in the country specifically designed to generate, sustain and incentivize “green jobs.” The salient features of R.A. 10771 are a) providing of incentives; developing human resources; and engaging government institutions to provide enabling environment for the creation and sustaining green jobs. (Annex: R.A. 10771 and its IRR)

This Labor Market Situationer contains data and analyses of the results of the Annual Labor Force Survey (LFS) of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), covering years from 2015 to 2017. It contains data on main labor market statistics such as the country’s working age population, those in the labor force and not in the labor force, number of employed and unemployed persons, and employment and unemployment rates.