Philippines Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

19, Jun 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Philippines › Change country
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all Philippines indicators, › See Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Philippines Peso
Currency Symbol: PHP

Source: National Statistics Office. Accessed via CEIC Latest actual data: 2015 Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition. Please note that data prior to 2005 are not based on harmonized ILO definition but based on national definition. Primary domestic currency: Philippine peso Data last updated: 03/2016

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics for Philippines , Year 2015 - In Detail

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Philippines in year 2015 is 6.3 %.

This makes Philippines No. 59 in world rankings according to Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) in year 2015. The world's average Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) value is 4.44 %; Philippines is 1.86 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Philippines was 6.80 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Philippines in 2015 was or will be 7.35% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Philippines was or will be 6.00 %, which is 4.76% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Philippines, in other Years
Year %
  2021 5.6
  2020 5.6
  2019 5.7
  2018 5.8
  2017 5.9
  2016 6
2015 6.3
  2014 6.8
  2013 7.075
  2012 6.975
  2011 7.025
  2010 7.325
  2009 7.475
  2008 7.4
  2007 7.325
  2006 7.95
  2005 11.35
  2004 11.825
  2003 11.4
  2002 11.4
  2001 11.125
  2000 11.175
  1999 9.725
  1998 10.05
  1997 8.675
  1996 8.525
  1995 9.525
  1994 9.475
  1993 9.275
  1992 9.8
  1991 10.5
  1990 8.4
  1989 9.129
  1988 9.402
  1987 11.062
  1986 11.682
  1985 11.058
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a