ARMM Labor and Employment

1,338,000

Total Labor Force
(As of Apr 2019)

55.0%

LFPR
(As of Apr 2019)

1,094,000

Not in Labor Force
(As of Apr 2019)

91.0%

Employment Rate
(As of Apr 2019)

9.0%

Unemployment Rate
(As of Apr 2019)

10.7%

Underemployment Rate
(As of Apr 2019)

Releases

Monday, December 30, 2019Special Release

More than half or 53.29 percent of the total population 15 years old and over in BARMM were in the labor force in July 2019. The level of labor force participation of the working-age population in BARMM increased by 7.10 percentage points from the previous estimate in July 2018 which... read more

Monday, November 18, 2019Press Release

Philippine Statistics Authority in BARMM (PSA-BARMM) conducted the Second Level Training on October 2019 Labor Force Survey (LFS) and 2019 Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF) on 25 to 27 September 2019 at PSA-BARMM Regional Office, Cotabato City. A total of twelve (12) participants... read more

Wednesday, August 7, 2019Press Release

The Second Level Training on July 2019 Labor Force Survey (LFS) and 2019 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS) was successfully conducted on 24 to 28 June 2019 at PSA-BARMM Regional Office, Cotabato City. A total of fourteen participants composed of OIC-Regional Director Razulden A.... read more

Tuesday, June 25, 2019Special Release

Half or 50.31 percent of the working-age population or population 15 years old and over are female, while the remaining 49.69 percent are male. In 2018, 46.55 percent of this population are in the labor force or economically active population. This refers to persons 15 years old and... read more

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Summary

ARMM Employment Status
(for population 15 years old and over)

Indicator Jan 2018 Oct 2018 Jan 2019
Labor Force (in '000) 1,092 1,206 1,168
Employed (in '000) 1,064 1,160 1,094
Unemployed (in '000) 28 46 74
Underemployed (in '000) 88 69 47
Not in Labor force (in '000) 1,277 1,229 1,279
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 46.1 49.5 47.7
Employment Rate (%) 97.4 96.2 93.7
Unemployment Rate (%)  2.6 3.8 6.3
Underemployment Rate (%) 8.1 5.7 4.0

Details may not add up to totals due to rounding