Labor Force Survey Reports

Labor Force Survey Reports are summative papers that present the highlights of the quarterly Labor Force Survey of the Philippine Statistics Authority. The objective of the paper is to guide the Secretary in responding to public queries on the results of the survey; thus the reports are submitted to the Secretary prior to the release of the survey results to the public. ILS also distributes copies to Labor Communications Office for the purposes of crafting press releases on the results.

  • Employment Trends 2010-Oct 2015-page-001Employment Trends 2010-2015 (Based on the Labor Force Survey)

    This report gives an annual summary and analysis of statistics based on the Labor Force Survey (LFS) of the Philippine Statistics Authority. Where available, latest year-on-year trends are also covered. For this 2010-2015 edition, data from the latest survey round of the LFS (October 2015) are compared with data from the same survey round in 2010.

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    Title: Employment Trends 2010-2015 (Based on the Labor…

  • LFSROctober 2015 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Results

    Description:

    Overall employment situation: The results of the October 2015 LFS1 round indicated that decent work gains have been achieved particularly in terms of generating quality employment. While employment expanded only by 0.4% (+163,000), year-on-year, the rate of vulnerable employment went down from 39.0% to 37.5%. The decline of vulnerable workers was also accompanied by a decline in both unemployment rate (5.7% from 6.0%) and…

  • LFSRJuly 2015 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Results

    Description:

    Overall employment situation: The results of the July 2015 LFS1 round indicated that decent work gains have been achieved particularly in terms of generating quality employment. While employment contracted by 0.3%, year-on-year, the proportion of self-employed and unpaid family workers in total employment went down from 38.4% to 34.3%, which is the lowest vulnerable employment rate ever recorded. The decline in the number of…

  • LFSRApril 2015 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Results

    Desciption:

    Overall employment situation: The Philippine employment situation continues to improve as indicated in the results of the April 2015 LFS1 round. Employment grew by 1.3%, year-on-year. Unemployment rate decreased to 6.4% from 7.0%. Employment expansion was also accompanied by a decline in underemployment rate (17.8% from 18.2%). Further, vulnerable employment, as measured by the proportion of self-employed and unpaid family workers…

  • LFSROctober 2014 LFS Highlights

    Dsecription:

    The October 2014 LFS1 , which is the 4th survey round made this year, has yielded a positive employment outlook compared to the October 2013 LFS round. The results indicated a decrease in the unemployment rate from 6.4 percent to 6.0 percent, the lowest ever recorded since April 2005, when the Philippines adopted the international standard to include availability criterion in addition to “without work” and “looking for…

  • LFSRJuly 2014 LFS Highlights

    Dsecription:

    Overall employment situation: The July 2014 Labor Force Survey (LFS), which is the third survey round to be made this year, has yielded a more positive employment outlook when compared to the July 2013 LFS round, year-on-year. The July 2014 LFS results indicate a continuing rebound for the Philippine labor market which began in April 2014, after slowing down in January early this year, as a result of the spillover effects of the…

  • LFSRApril 2014 LFS Highlights

    Dsecription:

    Generally positive employment outcomes. The April 2014 Labor Force Survey1 , which is the second survey round to be made this year, has yielded a more positive employment outlook when compared year-on-year to the previous April 2013 Labor Force Survey.

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    Title: April 2014 Labor Force Survey (LFS)
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