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IN CHARTS: PH employment rises in April over 'Build Build Build'

Jun 07, 2018 - 3:48 PM

Rappler takes a look at the results of the April 2018 Labor Force Survey

INFRASTRUCTURE. This photo taken on April 11, 2018, shows workers on a construction site beside a highway with heavy traffic in Manila. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Unemployment down, underemployment up in April 2018

Jun 05, 2018 - 3:58 PM

Nearly 7 million Filipinos who already have jobs are looking for more work, says the Philippine Statistics Authority, citing the results of the April 2018 Labor Force Survey

'Exclusionary growth' seen in big dip in PH employment in 2017

Mar 03, 2018 - 5:36 PM

Ibon Foundation notes that this is the largest drop in the number of employed Filipinos 'since the aftermath of the 1997 Asian financial crisis'

PH underemployment rate drops to lowest in 10 years

Dec 12, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Underemployment refers to workers wanting to spend more hours at work to earn more

LABOR DAY. Thousands of job seekers troop the Quezon City Hall on Labor Day, May 1, to seek for job opportunities at the DOLE's Job Fair. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Unemployment in October lowest in 11 years

Dec 13, 2016 - 6:50 PM

The services sector still has the largest share in the employed population making up 27 9

DROPS. PSA reveals that the country's employment rate climbed to 95.3% in October this year, from 94.4% recorded in the same month last year. Rappler file photo

What you need to know about millennials in the PH workforce

Oct 02, 2016 - 10:30 AM

How significant are millennials in the PH workforce? Here s what you need to know

Employment rate highest since July 2011 – NEDA

Sep 09, 2016 - 2:34 PM

The Labor Force Survey for July 2016 also shows unemployment at 5 4 the lowest since 2005

PH unemployment rate declines in April

Jun 09, 2016 - 12:20 PM

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority the unemployment rate in April declines to 6 1 from 6 4 year on year

MORE EMPLOYED. The number of unemployed Filipinos went down to 6.1% in April 2016, PSA says. File photo by Roy Lagarde / Rappler

NEDA: More Filipinos employed in Jan 2016

Mar 12, 2016 - 12:12 PM

Labor groups say more jobs are being generated for the 2016 elections but they expect unemployment to rise again after the polls

MORE JOBS. Government data show that employment among Filipinos improved in January 2016. Photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler

Fewer unemployed Filipinos in 2015

Dec 31, 2015 - 9:28 PM

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority there were about 2 6 million jobless Filipinos in 2015 a bit lower than last year

MORE EMPLOYED. The number of unemployed Filipinos went down to 6.5% in 2015, PSA says. File photo by Roy Lagarde / Rappler

PH unemployment rate drops to record low 5.7%

Dec 10, 2015 - 6:21 PM

The latest Labor Force Survey shows the number of unemployed Filipinos decreased from 2 482 million in 2014 to 2 345 million this year

MORE JOBS. There is a lesser number of unemployed Filipinos in October 2015, says the latest Labor Force Survey. File photo by AFP

Employed Filipinos up by 1 million in January – NEDA

Mar 12, 2015 - 4:53 PM

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

More formal sector jobs boost labor rights – DOLE

Dec 11, 2014 - 10:53 PM

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

More Filipinos jobless despite high growth

Mar 11, 2014 - 6:57 PM

The government says jobs are not enough to absorb the growing labor force and many lost their work due to recent calamities

UNEMPLOYED. A sea of applicants submit their resumes in the hopes of getting hired. Photo by AFP

PH unemployment rate drops

Dec 10, 2013 - 6:03 PM

NEDA says the decline was due to robust hiring in the industry and services sectors

MORE JOBS. A sea of applicants submit their resumes in the hopes of getting hired. Photo by AFP

PH unemployment rises to 7.3% in July

Sep 10, 2013 - 10:03 AM

Over 3 million Filipinos are looking for jobs in July according to the latest Labor Force Survey data a key indicator of how the impressive topline economic growth numbers are trickling down

BETTER JOBS. A sea of applicants submit their resumes in the hopes of getting hired. Photo by AFP

NEDA: Address skills mismatch to increase decent jobs

Feb 17, 2013 - 1:08 PM

The agency says there s a mismatch between Filipinos skills and the demands of the labor market

BETTER JOBS. Millions of Filipinos flock to job fairs in the hope of landing quality jobs ever year. Photo by AFP

Unemployment persists despite stellar PH growth

Dec 19, 2012 - 8:38 PM

After 3 quarters of higher than expected economic growth the country s unemployment and underemployment rates remained at high levels says the NSO

Data sourced from the National Statistics Office. Photo by AFP.

More jobless Pinoys in August - SWS

Nov 15, 2012 - 4:31 PM

The SWS rate is much higher than the figure in the latest survey of the National Statistics Office

Think-tank: Philippines to grow 5.7% to 6% in 2012

Oct 10, 2012 - 3:51 PM

Robust OFW remittance inflows and domestic spending will drive economy to hit 5 7 to 6 growth in 2012 says local think tank

Underemployment hits 6-year high at 22.7% in July

Sep 18, 2012 - 12:22 PM

Philippine underemployment rate worsens to 6 year high of 22 7 in July largely due to weather disturbances

Jobless at record high - SWS survey

May 21, 2012 - 7:06 PM

Filipino adults without work reach 13 8 million or 34 4 of labor force the highest according to the survey results

1-M jobs target surpassed but new workers cancel out gains

Jan 09, 2012 - 9:30 AM

Those who are available for work exceeded the number of new jobs created in 2011 by at least 746 000

EMPLOYMENT. Job seekers flock to a job fair. Photo by Purple Romero