Unemployment drops in April


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Unemployment drops in April

Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed that unemployment in April dropped to 6.1% from 6.4% a year ago. The National Capital Region recorded the highest unemployment rate with 7.7%, followed by the Ilocos Region with 7.5%, Calabarzon with 7.5%, and Central Luzon with 7.1%. Most of those unemployed were male (63.2%). Underemployment, however, climbed to 18.4% in April from 17.8% in the same period last year.

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