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Employment and Unemployment of Cebu

Requested from DOLE by Eric John Renz at 05:07 PM on Sep 24, 2019.
Purpose: Architectural Research / Thesis
Date of Coverage: 09/24/2014 - 03/27/2019
Tracking no: #DOLE-955750134896

Eric John 05:07 PM, Sep 24, 2019

Hi! Good Day! This is Eric John B. Renz from Far Eastern University taking up Bachelor of Science in Architecture. I would like to kindly request the following for my thesis:

1. Latest Employment and Unemployment Rate of Cebu as of 2019.

Rest assured that the data gathered will be used for Architectural Research purposes only.

Hoping for your kind consideration. Thank you!

Myka Rose 11:56 AM, Sep 25, 2019

September 25, 2019

Dear Eric John,

Thank you for your request dated Sep 24, 2019 05:07:33 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Employment and Unemployment of Cebu.

We received your request on Sep 24, 2019 05:07:33 PM and will respond on or before Oct 15, 2019 05:07:33 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #DOLE-955750134896.

Thank you.


Myka Rose Trono
FOI Officer

Ruth 06:13 PM, Sep 27, 2019

September 27, 2019

Dear Eric John Renz,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 24, 2019 05:07:33 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Employment and Unemployment of Cebu.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. I enclose a copy of some of the information you requested. Attached is the results of the July 2019 round of Labor Force Survey conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). It may be noted that there is no available data disaggregated by city/municipality level. For more information, you may visit

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If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III at electronic mail address Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

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Thank you.


John Christopher P. Lapiz
FOI Receiving Officer

 TABLE 4   Total Population 15 Years Old and Over and Rates of Labor Force Participation, Employment Unemployment Underemployment by Region.xlsx

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