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Total Number of Filipino Nurses Abroad

Requested from CFO by R. Talosig at 09:02 AM on Jan 31, 2023.
Purpose: Research and workforce planning
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2012 - 01/31/2023
Tracking no: #CFO-060298294084

Talosig 09:02 AM, Jan 31, 2023


I would like to request a copy of the following:

1. Total number of Filipino Nurses working abroad from 2012 to 2023

2. Breakdown of Filipino Nurses working overseas per country from 2012 to 2023

The purpose of this information will be used in research and workforce planning. 

Thank you!


del Rosario 10:54 AM, Jan 31, 2023

Jan 31, 2023

Dear Rafaelo Talosig,

Thank you for your request dated Jan 31, 2023 09:02:00 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Total Number of Filipino Nurses Abroad.

We received your request on Jan 31, 2023 09:02:00 AM and we have forwarded your request to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (now Department of Migrant Workers.

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

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #CFO-060298294084.

Thank you.


Policy, Planning, and Research Division
Commission on Filipinos Overseas

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