TARGETED SUBSIDIES, FULL SCHOOL REOPENING TO HELP BRING BACK EMPLOYMENT — NEDA

June 10, 2022 — Targeted subsidies and the full resumption of face-to-face schooling will help bring back employment in the hardest-hit sectors, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that the country’s unemployment rate decreased from 5.8 percent in March 2022 to 5.7 percent in April 2022, the continue reading : TARGETED SUBSIDIES, FULL SCHOOL REOPENING TO HELP BRING BACK EMPLOYMENT — NEDA

PH TALLIES NEW RECORD-LOW UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SINCE PANDEMIC—NEDA

May 6, 2022 — The Philippines tallied a new record-low unemployment rate since the start of the pandemic as the majority of the country shifted to alert level 1 in March 2022, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that the country’s unemployment rate fell from 6.4 percent continue reading : PH TALLIES NEW RECORD-LOW UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SINCE PANDEMIC—NEDA

SHIFT TO ALERT LEVEL 1, RESUMPTION OF FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES TO HELP IMPROVE PH EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES – NEDA

March 18, 2022 – While the unemployment rate declined, fewer Filipinos were able to work amid the Omicron surge in January 2022, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. As reported by the Philippine Statistics Authority today, the unemployment rate improved from 6.6 percent in December 2021 to 6.4 percent in January 2022, the continue reading : SHIFT TO ALERT LEVEL 1, RESUMPTION OF FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES TO HELP IMPROVE PH EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES – NEDA

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

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

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