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Proportion of employed persons in agriculture to total employed

Definition

Proportion of employed persons in agriculture to total employed indicates the absorption of the available manpower supply in agriculture.

Computational formula
$$\table PEP = ( \table {\text" Employed persons in agriculture" / \text"Total employed persons"},),100$$
Basic dataEmployment in agriculture
SourcePhilippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Definition

Agricultural employment refers to the number of gainfully employed persons in the agriculture sector.

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