Nearly 23% of survey respondents were jobless, slightly lower than December 2016's 25.1%
Through the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022, the Duterte administration aims to boost GDP growth to 7-8% and reduce the overall poverty rate to 14% in 6 years
The services sector still has the largest share in the employed population, making up 27.9%
The Labor Force Survey for July 2016 also shows unemployment at 5.4%, the lowest since 2005
The International Labor Organization also warns that more than a third of young people who have a job are living in extreme or moderate poverty
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According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the unemployment rate in April declines to 6.1% from 6.4% year-on-year
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ADB says private consumption will still be the main driver of the Philippine economy in 2016, although the impact of El Niño might set it back
Labor groups say more jobs are being generated for the 2016 elections but they expect unemployment to rise again after the polls
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Of the 1.5 million total permanent job positions in the national government, only about 1.3 million will be occupied this year, leading to a vacancy of over 200,000 positions
Unemployment fell to 10.5% in November from 10.6% in October, hitting the lowest level since October 2011
According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, there were about 2.6 million jobless Filipinos in 2015, a bit lower than last year
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The latest Labor Force Survey shows the number of unemployed Filipinos decreased from 2.482 million in 2014 to 2.345 million this year
Adult joblessness has been above 20% since November 2010, except for March 2015 when it fell to 19.1%, the Social Weather Stations says
For the rest of 2015, the country is on a par in terms of achieving the Philippine Development Plan target of 6.6%-6.8% for unemployment, says NEDA
While unemployment dropped to 6.8%, the lowest it's been in decades, the Philippines still ranks highest in unemployment in ASEAN
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NEDA reports that 495,000 more Filipinos gained employment during the period, reducing the total number of unemployed Filipinos to 2.7 million
The claims data highlighted the generally improving trend in the US jobs market. `
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(UPDATED) Except Region 8 which suffered from Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), all regions show a decline in unemployment, the National Economic and Development Authority reports
Youth unemployment also hit a record high, climbing to 43.9%, up 0.6 percentage points on a month earlier and 2.4 percentage points on a year
Ultimately, the private sector, the main engine of the economy, is the source of more employment. Government can only provide the enabling environment.
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz also acknowledges the need to protect the self-employed and unpaid family workers who comprise the 39% of the country's employed
The US pumps 321,000 jobs in November, exceeding forecast. Unemployment, however, remains flat.
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NEDA’s Arsenio Balisacan says job readiness in tourism and manufacturing is not a concern, and that they can employ more Filipinos to sustain the country’s growth
The government says more Filipinos found jobs in the services and industry sectors
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Employed Filipinos rise to 38.7M in April, as all sectors registered employment gains during the month
The latest statistics from the Department of Social Welfare and Development show that as of 2011 there are over a million senior citizens in poor households nationwide
Merkels says that because of hight unemployment rates in some European countries, there is insufficient trust. She wants this to get better in the next five years
Millions of people in Yolanda-affected areas still need support for food security and livelihood restoration