Labor and Employment

Annual Labor and Employment Estimates in Central Visayas for 2020 (Preliminary Results)

The Labor Force Survey (LFS) is one of the nationwide household surveys undertaken quarterly which provides up-to-date information on the Philippine labor force and its characteristics. This survey gathers data on the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the population and aims to provide a quantitative framework for the preparation of plans and formulation of policies affecting the labor market.

October 2020 Employment Rate in Central Visayas (Preliminary Results)

The Labor Force Survey (LFS) is one of the nationwide household surveys undertaken quarterly which provides up-to-date information on the Philippine labor force and its characteristics. This survey gathers data on the demographic and socio- economic characteristics of the population and aims to provide a quantitative framework for the preparation of plans and formulation of policies affecting the labor market.

From the result of the October 2020 Labor Force Survey(LFS), Central Visayashas 5,464,000 total population of 15 years old and over wherein 55.9 percent were engaged in the Labor Force also known as the Labor Force Participation Rate (Table 1).

January 2020 Employment Situation of Central Visayas

In January 2020, the total population 15 years old and over in Central Visayas was estimated at 5.3 million wherein the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 3.4 million. This placed the labor force participation rate (LFPR) at 63.8 percent, which means that six in ten of the population aged 15 years and over were either employed or unemployed. (Figure 1)

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