Posts Tagged unemployment rate

PH unemployment rate eased in May – PSA

Robie de Guzman   •   July 2, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines’ unemployment rate in May 2021 went down to 7.7 percent from 8.7 percent in April, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) released on Thursday...

Over 4 million Filipinos jobless in April – PSA

Robie de Guzman   •   June 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The number of jobless Filipinos in the country hit 8.7 percent in April, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said Tuesday. This translates to 4.14 million unemployed Filipinos...

PH unemployment rate drops to 7.1% in March, PSA says

Robie de Guzman   •   May 6, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The unemployment rate in the country fell to 7.1 percent in March 2021, a survey by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed Thursday. Based on the latest...

Unemployment rate in PH rose to 4.2M in February – PSA

Robie de Guzman   •   March 30, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The number of Filipinos who lost their jobs jumped to 4.2 million in February this year, based on data released by Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Tuesday. In...

Unemployment rate in October 2020 eases to 8.7% —PSA

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 3, 2020

The unemployment rate in October 2020 eases to 8.7%, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). From April 2020, with a 17.6% unemployment rate, the number of unemployed Filipinos continued...

PH employment rate improves, underemployment falls in July – PSA

Robie de Guzman   •   September 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines’ employment numbers have improved while the underemployment rate declined in July, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Thursday. The PSA said the number of...

PH unemployment rate drops for second straight quarter—SWS

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 8, 2019

The Philippine unemployment rate has dropped for the second straight quarter according to the Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. Based on the survey conducted from March 28 to 31, 2019,...

PH unemployment rate down by 5%

admin   •   June 5, 2018

      Based on the labor force survey of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), unemployment rate in the Philippines dropped from 5.7 percent to 5.5 percent in April this...

Over 500 youths assured of employment through DOLE’s JobStart program

admin   •   March 15, 2017

Unemployment rate in the Philippines has spiked to 6.6 percent in January, based on data from the Philippine Statistics Agency (PSA). It is a 1.9 percent increase from 4.7 percent...

11 million Filipinos jobless in the first quarter of 2016

admin   •   July 5, 2016

MANILA, Philippines — The number of Filipinos who are jobless is 2.5 percent higher compared to the 2.1 percent or equivalent to 9.1 million Filipinos last December 2015. Based on...


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