The Philippine Statistics Authority has begun conducting the April 2017 Labor Force Survey Round starting last Monday, April 10.
The Labor Force Survey is a nationwide quarterly survey of households to gather data on the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the population. The LFS aims to provide a quantitative framework for the preparation of plans and formulation of policies affecting the labor market.
In the province, thirty one (31) sample barangays with four hundred twenty five (425) sample households will be interviewed using LFS questionnaire. Actual interview of sample households is from April 10-31, 2017.
The authority and mandate of the PSA to conduct the survey emanates from R.A. 10625. Like any other surveys undertaken by the PSA, the data that will be gathered in the said survey are for statistical purposes only and will be published in summary forms. Information obtained from the respondents shall be held strictly confidential and shall not be used for investigation, taxation and law enforcement purposes and shall not be divulged to any person except authorized NSO personnel acting in the performance of their duties.