ARMM Labor and Employment

1,205,000

Total Labor Force
(As of Oct 2018)

49.5%

LFPR
(As of Oct 2018)

1,230,000

Not in Labor Force
(As of Oct 2018)

96.2%

Employment Rate
(As of Oct 2018)

3.8%

Unemployment Rate
(As of Oct 2018)

5.7%

Underemployment Rate
(As of Oct 2018)

Releases

Wednesday, May 16, 2018Special Release

Based on the results of April 2017 LFS is shown in Figure 1. ARMM’s labor force participation rate (LFPR) or the proportion of labor force to the total household population 15 years old and over who are either employed uneomployed at 46.5 percent in July 2017, lower by 9.0 percentage... read more

Wednesday, April 18, 2018Special Release
The Labor Force Survey (LFS) is a nationwide quarterly survey of households conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) during the months of January, April, July and October. Specifically, it aims to provide statistics on levels and trends of employment, unemployment and... read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2018Special Release

The Labor Force Survey (LFS) is a nationwide quarterly survey of households conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) during the months of January, April, July and October. Specifically, it aims to provide statistics on levels and trends of employment, unemployment and... read more

Tuesday, March 27, 2018Special Release
Based on the preliminary results of January 2018 Labor Force Survey (LFS), ARMM’s labor force participation rate (LFPR) is estimated at 46.1 percent in January 2018, which showed a 4.1 change in January 2017 at 44.3 percent (see Table 1). In other words, of the 2.4 million population 15... read more

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Summary

ARMM Employment Status

Indicator Jan 2017 Oct 2017 Jan 2018
Labor Force (in thousands) 1,018 1,078 1,092
Employed (in thousands) 974 998 1,064
Underemployed (in thousands) 71 63 88
Unemployed (in thousands) 44 41 28
Not in Labor force (in thousands) 1,278 1,286 1,277
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 44.3 45.6 46.1
Employment Rate (%) 95.7 92.6 97.4
Underemployment Rate (%)  7.3 5.9 8.1
Unemployment Rate (%)   4.3 3.8 2.6

ARMM Average Daily Basic Pay of Wage and Salary (in Pesos)

Region Jul 2016 Oct 2016 Jan 2017
ARMM 337.59 368.20 405.39