• Unemployment
    Unemployment Rate averaged 9.14 Percent reaching an all time high of 13.90 Percent in March of 2000 and a record low of 6.30 Percent in September of 2007. In Philippines, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labor force. This page...
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  • Macro
    underemployment rate (22.7%). Unemployment rate eased marginally to 7.0% from 7.1% a year ago. Meanwhile, the growth in the country’s labor force slowed down to 1.2% compared with 2.5% a year ago. This was reflected by the decline in labor force participation rate to 64.0% from 64.3%. (DOLE, 2012) Moreover...
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  • Unemployment in Indonesia and the Philippines
    examine trends and determinants of unemployment in the Philippines and Indonesia, with unemployment rates at 6.4% and 6.6% in 2011 respectively - the highest in the SEA community (ILO, 2013). Moreover, these labor markets also face severe underemployment, which refers to ‘an underutilization of labor...
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  • Unemployed Fresh Graduates
    Yolanda. The labor force participation rate in October 2013 is estimated at 63.9 percent. http://www.tradingeconomics.com/philippines/unemployment-rate ...
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  • Random
    ). Unemployed Filipinos numbered 2.8 million in July, or a rate of 7 percent, the results of the July 2012 Labor Force Survey showed. The NSO said the latest unemployment figure is almost the same as the 7.1 percent reported in the same month last year. It said the July jobless rate was virtually unchanged...
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  • Probing the Unemployment
    at 13.7% equivalent to around 5 million jobless individuals, one of the highest figures in recent years. The gravity of the Philippine unemployment problem can be further grasped by comparing it with other Asian economies. The National Statistics Office conducts the Labor Force Survey every January...
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  • Term Paper
    RELATIONS Philippines Table of Contents A high rate of population growth, lack of access to land, insufficient job creation in industry, and a history of inappropriate economic policies contributed to high unemployment and underemployment and a relatively high proportion of the labor force being...
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  • Analysis of the Macroeconomic Environment in the Philippines
    ), National Statistical Coordination board (www.nscb.gov.ph) www.tradingeconomics.com [pic] Figure 1. Employment [pic] Figure 1.1 Unemployment [pic] Figure 2. Labor Force Characteristics [pic] Figure 3. Poverty [pic] Figure 4 [pic] Figure 5 [pic] Figure 6: Trends [pic] Figure 7: GDP [pic] Figure 8: GDP year on year [pic] Figure 9: GDP Trends[pic] Figure 10: Wages...
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  • lolo mo
    pressure them to reduce their labor force. Cause of underemployment in the Philippines * The causes of underemployment in the Philippines include lack of jobs and lack of skills. Unemployment is defined as being employed but there is insufficiency when it comes to a standard. It is now very...
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  • A Library Paper on the Effects of Excessive Production of Nurses
    .……………..……………..……………..………..……………..….……..13 “Jobs Please?” – Nurses Thesis Statement: The overproduction of nurses here in the Philippines, brought about by some intrinsic and extrinsic factors should be controlled in order to prevent cases of unemployment and underemployment among licensed nurses. The Philippines, according...
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  • The Current Recession
    the scale of the GR. This underemployment figure counts folks who are not satisfied with the level of work they have been able to achieve given their skill sets. We are approaching 20% underemployment. Moreover, the labor force participation rate, which is a measure of the percentage of people...
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  • Activity
    | 69.9 | 86.1 | 13.9 | 19.6 | Notes: 1. Data were taken from the results of the quarterly rounds of the Labor Force Survey (LFS) using past week as reference period. 2. Details may not add up to totals due to rounding. 3. The definition of unemployment was revised starting the April 2005 round of the...
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  • News
    jump in country’s labor force to 41.18M By Michelle V. Remo, Tina G. Santos Philippine Daily Inquirer 3:58 am | Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 The unemployment rate rose in July from a year ago despite a robust economic growth traced to rising investments. The National Economic and...
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  • Forty Years of Developmental Planning
    recent survey conducted by SWS says 11 million are unemployed. ECOP estimates a good 77% are employed in the informal economy while DOLE estimates are at 45%. 4. Philippines’ poverty, unemployment and underemployment may be worse had there been no OFW diaspora. It has been discussed as well...
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  • Social Studies
    1.1 Background of the Study The number one problem in the Philippines is unemployment, because if people cannot find jobs they cannot support their basic needs then that leads to poverty. In every society there is a small percentage of labor force which is always in the condition of unemployment...
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  • Eco Employment and Real Wage
    LABOR RELATIONS A high rate of population growth, lack of access to land, insufficient job creation in industry, and a history of inappropriate economic policies contributed to high unemployment and underemployment and a relatively high proportion of the labor force being in low...
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  • Unemployment
    was not sufficient to reduce unemployment because of rapid population growth and increased labor force participation. This paper shows that Philippine employment growth and unemployment declines were positively correlated with real GDP growth and, to a lesser extent, negatively with the real minimum...
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  • Bodybuilding
    say the least. B. 5.6% unemployment rate for Israel, 7% for Philippines, and Israel’s entry contains the percent of the labor force that is without jobs. Substantial underemployment might be noted. Unemployment rate can be defined by either the national definition, the ILO harmonized definition...
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  • Labor Contractualization
    citizen, which means the right to be protected from unemployment and underemployment is basic. The harsh reality, however, appears to contradict this idealism embodied in our constitution. Ever since the Philippines jumped into the GATT-WTO bandwagon, times have been especially difficult for labor...
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  • The Workers in Wood Furniture Industry of Isabela
    |1,287,485 | |Labor Force |613,000 (71.9%) | |Agriculture |62.8% | |Services |28.4% | |Industry |8.8% | |Unemployment Rate |15.4% | |Underemployment Rate |13.70% |...
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