PH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE EASES IN JULY FROM APRIL 2020

September 3, 2020 The labor market is improving, but the government needs to continue its efforts in containing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting affected workers and firms to revive the economy, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) says. As reported by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the July round of the continue reading : PH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE EASES IN JULY FROM APRIL 2020

STATEMENT OF ACTING SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA AT THE #ASKNEDA MEDIA BRIEFING | JUNE 5, 2020

STATEMENT  ACTING SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA  #ASKNEDA MEDIA BRIEFING June 5, 2020 | 12:30-1:30pm via Zoom   Colleagues in government, friends from the media, fellow countrymen, good afternoon.   Recent developments Today, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) released the latest data on three economic indicators: consumer price inflation, manufacturing performance, and the continue reading : STATEMENT OF ACTING SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA AT THE #ASKNEDA MEDIA BRIEFING | JUNE 5, 2020

UNDEREMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS TO NEW RECORD LOW IN 10 YEARS

March 6, 2020 The Philippine labor market continued to record positive gains as underemployment rate fell to its lowest in a decade on top of an increased employment rate, the National Economic and Development Authority said. The January round of the Labor Force Survey (LFS) of the Philippine Statistics Authority showed that the country’s underemployment continue reading : UNDEREMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS TO NEW RECORD LOW IN 10 YEARS

UNDEREMPLOYMENT DROPS TO LOWEST IN OVER A DECADE

December 5, 2018 The country’s underemployment rate fell to its lowest in over a decade, indicating the improvement of the quality of work nationwide, the National Economic and Development Authority said. Based on the October round of the Labor Force Survey (LFS) of the Philippine Statistics Authority, underemployment rate dropped to 13.3 percent in October continue reading : UNDEREMPLOYMENT DROPS TO LOWEST IN OVER A DECADE

EMPLOYMENT UP, UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN IN JULY 2018

September 05, 2018 MANILA – The country’s labor force continued to grow, recording increased employment and lower unemployment in July 2018, the National Economic and Development Authority said. The Labor Force Survey (LFS) of the Philippine Statistics Authority showed that employment rate rose to 94.6 percent in July 2018, from 94.4 percent in July 2017. This continue reading : EMPLOYMENT UP, UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN IN JULY 2018

AGRI SECTOR LOSS LEADS TO EMPLOYMENT DECLINE IN JANUARY 2017

MANILA – The number of employed Filipinos decreased in January 2017, partly due to the recent typhoons that affected the agriculture sector, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The January 2017 Labor Force Survey (LFS) of the Philippine Statistics Authority showed that the country’s employment rate declined to 93.4 from 94.3 percent continue reading : AGRI SECTOR LOSS LEADS TO EMPLOYMENT DECLINE IN JANUARY 2017

STATEMENT OF SECRETARY PERNIA AT THE 2016 NEDA YEAR-END MEDIA BRIEFING

STATEMENT ERNESTO M. PERNIA Socioeconomic Planning Secretary 2016 NEDA Year-end Media Briefing 15 December 2016, 11:00 am NEDA Board Room, Pasig City To our friends from the media, colleagues in NEDA, ladies and gentlemen, good morning. Welcome to the NEDA Year-end Briefing, I am very happy to see you all today as we gather to continue reading : STATEMENT OF SECRETARY PERNIA AT THE 2016 NEDA YEAR-END MEDIA BRIEFING

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS TO NEW RECORD LOW IN 10 YEARS

MANILA— The country’s labor market continued to record positive gains in October 2015 as unemployment rate fell to its lowest in a decade and both employment and underemployment figures further improved, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that the country’s unemployment rate dropped further to 5.7 continue reading : UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS TO NEW RECORD LOW IN 10 YEARS

Number of unemployed Filipinos down in July 2015

MANILA—The number of unemployed Filipinos went down in July 2015 as the market continues to reflect the continued strength of the economy, but interventions in the agriculture sector must continue to protect El Niño-affected workers, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported today that unemployment rate further continue reading : Number of unemployed Filipinos down in July 2015

Key employment figures improve in April 2015, on track with gov’t target for the year

MANILA—The reduction in the country’s unemployment and underemployment rates in April 2015 indicates a sustained favorable situation in the job market owing to the continued strength of the economy, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “The favorable market condition in April 2015 follows a similar trend in the January 2015 round of continue reading : Key employment figures improve in April 2015, on track with gov’t target for the year

Strong employment figures in July 2014 support inclusive growth targets – NEDA

MANILA—Strong gains in the country’s employment in July 2014 show continued signs of dynamism in the labor market and sustained confidence in the economy, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The July 2014 Labor Force Survey (LFS) revealed that the figures for employment, unemployment, underemployment, and the labor force participation rate all continue reading : Strong employment figures in July 2014 support inclusive growth targets – NEDA