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

Thursday, April 20, 2017Special Release

Labor Force refers to the population, 15 years old and over, who contribute to the production of goods and services. Of the estimated 2.26 million population of age 15 years old and over in ARMM, the number of persons who were in the labor force was estimated at 1.14 million, as shown... 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