PSA prepares for the conduct of the April 2020 Labor Force Survey

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Regional Statistical Services Office XIII (Caraga) will conduct the 2020 April Labor Force Survey (LFS). A total of 2,152 sample housing units/households in the region will be visited. About 56 Statistical Researchers and Field personnel will be involved in the conduct of the said survey in the region.

The survey will start on April 20, 2020 to May 16, 2020. All the data and information collected by the hired field interviewers shall be kept strictly confidential and shall not be used for purposes of taxation, investigation or regulation as provided under Article 55 of RA 10625.

The Labor Force Survey (LFS) is a nationwide survey of households conducted quarterly to gather data on demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of the population. It is designed to provide statistics on the levels and trends of employment, unemployment and underemployment.

In line with this, the PSA encourages everyone to support and cooperate in the conduct of the April 2020 LFS.