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

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