Oct 2, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9030815
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July and Jan between dropped rate unemployment Philippines to fallen had rate unemployment The -- Pulse IRNA-Asia 2, Oct Manila, .January in cent per 4.11 from year this July of as cent per 1.10 ,(NSO) Office Statistics National the from figures Quoting unemployment the that said Tiglao Rigoberto Spokesman Presidential per 2.11 the from improvement marked a also was 2001 July for rate .year last of July in rate cent the of out that said (DOLE) Employment and Labor of Department The year, this of months seven first the for lost jobs 70,000 reported .jobs other find to failed actually have persons 4,000 about only jobs their lost have to reported those of most that said Tiglao .employment new found have local the on more relying of strategy administration's the said He the keep to expected is demand domestic the on building and market .developments global recent despite keel even on economy a off stave to expected also is strategy this Tiglao to According .months few next the in unemployment in increase marked in and housing agriculture, in demand domestic the that said Tiglao during economy the sustain help could enterprises medium and small .times critical these Japanese by pledged investments foreign additional that said He Tokyo to visit working four-day President's the during businessmen .afloat economy the keep to expected also are 12-15 September last that said Tomas .Sto Patricia Secretary Employment and Labor are (OFWs) workers Filipino overseas conflict, of threats the despite .East Middle the to deployed being still the in work for daily country the leave OFWs 2,300 to up said She .East Middle million, 3.29 totalled 2001 July in persons employed said Tiglao .year last July of that to compared cent per 1.8 by up is which year, this of months seven first the during that said Tiglao 0.11 to cent per 4.11 by increased actually agriculture in employment .ago year a million 9.9 from million 1.6 by or 271,000 by up was employment industry, in that said He 3.6 by or 000.804 by increased services in employment while cent per .figure year's last to compared cent per workers of number cumulative the although statistics, NSO on Based 32,148, as placed was year this of months six first the for displaced for reported 27,879 the over cent per 3.15 of increase an representing compared lower cent per 8.l6 actually is this months, five first the year, last period same the for 38,632 of displacements total the to .said Tiglao of month the for displaced workers of number total the that said He in posted 4,037 from change little a is which 4,269, at stood June .May same the of year last to compared lower substantially is This" .said Tiglao "8,519, to rose figure the when month PNA-BG/RR End