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

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
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
(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