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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Philippines

Philippines Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 4.4 % 2Q/23
Employed Persons 44630 Thousand Person | 44.63 Million Person 3Q/23
Employment Rate  95.6 % 2Q/23
Unemployed Persons 2273 Thousand Persons | 2.273 Million Persons 3Q/23


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Philippines - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Philippines?

  • Unemployment Rate in Philippines decreased to 4.4 % in the third quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 17.6 % and minimum was 4.5 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistics Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.4 2Q/23 06.10.2023
4.8 2Q/23 08.09.2023
4.5 2Q/23 09.08.2023
4.3 1Q/23 08.07.2023
4.5 1Q/23 09.06.2023
4.7 1Q/23 08.05.2023
4.8 0Q/23 11.04.2023
4.8 0Q/23 09.03.2023


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Philippines by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Rodrigo Duterte 30.06.2016 - 6.1000 5.5000 6.6000 4.7000 -9.84%
Benigno Aquino 30.06.2010 - 30.06.2016 7.0000 5.7000 7.6000 5.6000 -18.57%
Gloria Macapagal 20.01.2001 - 30.06.2010 13.3000 8.0000 13.9000 6.3000 -39.85%
Joseph Ejercito Estrada 30.06.1998 - 20.01.2001 8.9000 11.4000 13.9000 8.4000 28.09%
Fidel V. Ramos 30.06.1992 - 30.06.1998 8.8000 13.3000 13.3000 7.4000 51.14%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Philippines - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Philippines?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Philippines decreased to 44630 Thousand Person (44.63 Million Person) in the third quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 43269 Thousand Person and minimum was 18567 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistics Office.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
44630 3Q/23 09.09.2023
48058 2Q/23 10.06.2023
47352 1Q/23 11.03.2023
47106 4Q/22 10.12.2022
47392 3Q/22 10.09.2022
45631 2Q/22 11.06.2022
43018 1Q/22 19.03.2022
43826 4Q/21 18.01.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Philippines by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Philippines - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Philippines?

  • Employment Rate in Philippines increased to 95.6 % in the third quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 95.46 % and minimum was 82.32 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistics Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
95.6 2Q/23 06.10.2023
95.2 2Q/23 08.09.2023
95.5 2Q/23 09.08.2023
95.7 1Q/23 14.07.2023
95.3 1Q/23 15.06.2023
95.3 1Q/23 08.05.2023
95.2 0Q/23 11.04.2023
95.2 0Q/23 09.03.2023


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Philippines by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Philippines - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Philippines?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Philippines increased to 2273 Thousand Persons (2.273 Million Persons) in the third quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 7254 Thousand Persons and minimum was 1720 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistics Office.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
2273 3Q/23 09.09.2023
2256 2Q/23 10.06.2023
2373 1Q/23 11.03.2023
2241 4Q/22 10.12.2022
2602 3Q/22 10.09.2022
2762 2Q/22 11.06.2022
2925 1Q/22 19.03.2022
3504 4Q/21 18.01.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Philippines by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Philippines

Index Updated Actual Previous
Wages 2016 200.58 USD/Month 189.61
Labor Force Participation Rate 2Q/23 64.7 % 60.1

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2022 4.7 % 5.1
Jordan 2Q/23 22.3 % 21.9
Kyrgyzstan Jul/23 2.7 % 2.8
Mongolia 2Q/23 5.8 % 6.6
Nepal 2021 5.1 % 4.7
Palestine 2Q/23 24.7 % 25.2
Tajikistan Dec/22 7.8 % 7.7
Cambodia 20 0.22 % 0.23
China 2Q/23 5.2 % 5.3
Georgia 2023 16.7 % 18
India 2023 7.1 % 8.1
Israel Aug/23 3.1 % 3.4
Pakistan 2021 6.3 % 6.9
South Korea Aug/23 2.4 % 2.8
Taiwan Aug/23 3.42 % 3.43
Vietnam 2Q/23 2.3 % 2.25
Maldives 2022 4.9 % 6.1
Armenia 2Q/23 11.7 % 13.7
Hong Kong Aug/23 2.8 % 2.8
Indonesia 1Q/23 5.45 % 5.86
Japan Aug/23 2.7 % 2.7
Kazakhstan Jun/23 4.7 % 4.8
Lebanon 2022 12.6 % 12.5
Macau Aug/23 2.5 % 2.6
Malaysia Aug/23 3.4 % 3.4
Philippines 2Q/23 4.4 % 4.8
Qatar 1Q/23 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 2Q/23 1.9 % 1.8
Sri Lanka 2Q/23 5.2 % 4.7
Thailand Jun/23 1.06 % 1.05
Oman 2022 2.3 % 2.5
Iran 1Q/23 9.7 % 8.2
Laos 2022 2.6 % 3.6
Azerbaijan 2022 5.5 % 6
Kuwait 2022 2.5 % 2.8
Saudi Arabia 2Q/23 4.9 % 5.1
Bahrain 2022 5.5 % 6.6
North Korea 2022 3 % 3.2
United Arab Emirates 2022 2.75 % 3.11
Yemen 2022 13.59 % 13.89
Turkmenistan 2021 5.1 % 5
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2022 15.55 % 16.17
Syria 2022 9.6 % 9.8
Afghanistan 2021 13.3 % 11.7
Bhutan 2022 5.9 % 4.8
Brunei 2022 7.2 % 7.4
Mauritius 2Q/23 6.4 % 6.7