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Employment rate

Definition

Employment Rate is defined as the percentage of the total number of employed persons to the total number of persons in the labor force.

Computational formula
$$\table EPR = ( \table {\text" Total number of employed persons" / \text"Total number of persons in the labor force"},),100$$
Basic dataNumber of employed persons
SourcePhilippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Definition

Employed persons --- include all persons 15 years old and over as of their last birthday and during the basic survey reference period are reported as either:

  1. At work
    • Those who do any work even for one hour during the reference period for pay or profit, or work without pay on the farm or business interprise operated by a member of the same household related by blood, marriage, or adoption; or,
  2. With a job but not at work
    • Those who have a job or business but not at work because of temporary illness/injury, vacation, or other reasons. Likewise, persons who expect to report for work or to start operation of a farm or business interprise within two weeks from the date of the enumerator's visit, are considered employed.
Frequency of collectionQuarterly
Frequency of disseminationQuarterly
Temporal disaggregation Quarterly/Annual
Spatial disaggregationNational/Regional
Basic dataNumber of persons in the labor force
SourcePhilippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Definition

Persons in the Labor Force or Economically Active Population refers to all persons 15 years old and over as of their last birthday who are either employed and unemployed.

Frequency of collectionQuarterly
Frequency of disseminationQuarterly
Temporal disaggregation Quarterly/Annual
Spatial disaggregationNational/Regional