January 2017 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Results

The results of the January 2017 LFS round reported a labor force participation rate of 60.7% out of the 69.414 million population 15 years old and over. This is equivalent to about 42.109 million economically active population comprising either employed or unemployed persons. More so, the employment rate was reported at 93.4% and the unemployment continue reading

October 2016 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Results

The results of the October 2016 LFS round reported a labor force participation rate of 63.6% out of the 68.734 million population 15 years old and over. This is equivalent to about 43.704 million economically active population comprising either employed or unemployed persons. More so, the employment rate was reported at 95.3% and the unemployment continue reading

July 2016 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Results

The results of the July 2016 LFS round reported a labor force participation rate of 63.3% out of the 68.436 million population 15 years old and over. This is equivalent to about 43.309 million economically active population comprising either employed or unemployed persons. More so, the employment rate was reported at 94.6% and the unemployment continue reading

April 2016 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Results

The results of the April 2016 LFS round reported a labor force participation rate of 63.63% out of the 66.805 million population of 15 years old and over. This is equivalent to about 42.510 million economically active population comprising either the employed or unemployed persons. More so, the employment rate was reported at 93.9% and the unemployment rate, 6.1%. continue reading

January 2016 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Results

Overall employment situation: The results of the January 2016 LFS1 round indicated that decent work gains have been achieved particularly in terms of generating quality employment. Employment expanded by 2.0% (+752,000), year-on-year, accompanied by a decline in both the unemployment rate (5.8% from 6.6%) and part-time employment by 12.8% (12.506 million from 14.335 million). Further, continue reading