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Statistics on OFWs who got deported in 2020 and 2021

Requested from CFO by J. Doctama at 12:36 PM on Dec 02, 2022.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2021
Tracking no: #CFO-930427396524

Doctama 12:36 PM, Dec 02, 2022

Good day!

I would like to request data on the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who got deported in 2020 and 2021.

(1) Number of OFWs who got deported in 2020 and 2021
(2) Reason/s why the OFWs got deported
(3) Countries they were deported from
(4) Jobs they had as OFWs
(5) Gender statistics of the OFWs

December 6, 2022

Dear John Vincent Doctama,


Thank you for your request dated Dec 02, 2022 12:36:19 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Statistics on OFWs who got deported in 2020 and 2021.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (now the Department of Migrant Workers on the eFOI portal at

For your information and benefit, under Batas Pambansa Blg. 79, the primary clientele of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas are:

- Filipino permanent migrants or permanent residents abroad
- Filipinos overseas who have become naturalized citizens of other countries or dual citizens
- Filipino spouses and other partners of foreign nationals leaving the country
- Descendants of Filipinos overseas, as defined in Batas Pambansa Blg. 79
- Filipino youth overseas
- Exchange Visitor Program participants
- Filipino Au Pair participants

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Policy, Planning, and Research Division
Commission on Filipinos Overseas

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