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Unemployment Rate is defined as the percentage of the total number of unemployed persons to the total number of persons in the labor force.

Unemployment rate by gender, by Item and Year
Unemployment Rate by Gender
(In percent)
  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Unemployment Rate 8.4 10.5 9.8 9.3 9.5 9.5 8.6 8.7 10.3 9.8 11.2 11.1 11.4 11.4 11.8 7.8 8.0 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.3 7.0 7.0 7.1 6.6 6.3
Male Unemployment Rate 7.4 9.3 8.9 8.4 8.8 8.9 7.9 8.1 9.8 9.7 10.9 10.8 11.1 11.0 11.5 7.6 8.2 7.5 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.3 7.2 7.3 6.9 6.6
Female Unemployment Rate 10.1 12.8 11.5 10.7 10.6 10.7 9.7 9.8 11.0 10.0 11.6 11.6 11.8 11.9 12.4 7.7 7.6 7.0 7.1 7.2 6.9 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.1 5.8
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)

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Last updated: May 16, 2017

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