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

Tuesday, September 27, 2022Press Release

27 September 2022 – Cotabato City, Maguindanao. The Philippine Statistics Authority enjoins all sample respondents to actively participate in the conduct of 2022 OWS and 2021/2022 ISLE. The kick-off start of enumeration will be on October 03, 2022, for the 16, 057 total sample of the... read more

Friday, September 2, 2022Press Release

02 September 2022, Cotabato City – The PSA Regional Statistics Services Office – BARMM successfully conducted the Joint Second/ Third Level Training on 2022 Occupational Wages Survey (OWS) and 2021/ 2022 Integrated Survey on Labor and Employment (ISLE) on 30 August to 02 September,... read more

Friday, September 2, 2022Press Release

02 September 2022, Cotabato City – The PSA Regional Statistics Services Office – BARMM successfully conducted the Joint Second/ Third Level Training on 2022 Occupational Wages Survey (OWS) and 2021/ 2022 Integrated Survey on Labor and Employment (ISLE) on 30 August to 02 September,... read more

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

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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