BARMM Labor and Employment

2,465,000

Total Labor Force
(As of Jul 2020)

62.3%

LFPR
(As of Jul 2020)

1,491,000

Not in Labor Force
(As of Jul 2020)

96.2%

Employment Rate
(As of Jul 2020)

3.8%

Unemployment Rate
(As of Jul 2020)

9.0%

Underemployment Rate
(As of Jul 2020)

Releases

Monday, September 14, 2020Special Release

Less than half or 41.06 percent of the total population 15 years old and over in BARMM were in the labor force in April 2020. The level of labor force participation of the working-age population in BARMM decreased by 15.29 percentage points from the previous estimate in April 2019... read more

Monday, July 6, 2020Press Release

The Philippine Statistics Authority – Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PSA-BARMM) have successfully conducted the second level training of April 2020 Labor Force Survey (LFS) on April 17, 2020 via WebEx (video conference training or virtual training). The participants... read more

Monday, June 8, 2020Special Release

Less than half or 41.06 percent of the total population 15 years old and over in BARMM were in the labor force in April 2020. The level of labor force participation of the working-age population in BARMM decreased by 5.69 percentage points from the previous estimate in April 2019 which... read more

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

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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