Labor Force

The total population of 15 years old and over in Parañaque is estimated at 459,658 persons but only 63.7 % or 292,802 are in the labor force or economically active persons and those not economically active persons (house-keepers, students, aged and others ) are 36.3 % or 166,856 persons.

Employed and Unemployed Labor Force

Employment rate among the economically active persons is estimated at 89.6% or 262,351 employed persons and the unemployment rate is 10.4 % or 30,451 unemployed

Characteristics of Employed and Unemployed Labor Force

The employed labor force is composed of 55.1 % or 144,550 male and 44.9 % or 117,796 females. While, unemployed labor force are 44.9% or 13,673males and 55.1% or 16,778 females. Under employment rate is 15.2 % with a total of 39,877 person underemployed. There are 23,528 males and 16,350 females underemployed.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS BY AGE GROUP AND GENDER

City of Parañaque, CY 2013

Age Group | Male & Female Employed Unemployed Underemployed
15 – 19 27,156 4,955 4,130
20 – 24 40,638 8,951 6,180
25 – 29 44,732 5,168 6,800
30 – 34 40,298 3,929 6,128
35 – 39 31,614 2,022 4,808
40 – 44 24,975 1,614 3,786
45 – 49 19,335 1,162 2,939
50 – 54 13,538 709 2,058
55 – 59 9,051 642 1,372
60 – 64 5,325 570 809
65 – over 5,689 729 867
Total 262,351 30,451 39,877


Total Number of Households, Average Income and Expenditure by Income Class | City of Paranaque, CY 2013

Income Class (per anum) Number of Household Average Income Average Expenditure Percentage
Under 40,000 1,102 42,903 48,083 0.74%
40,000-79,999 7,431 68,739 82,752 4.99%
80,000-119,99 31,900 113,951 112,779 21.42%
120,000-249,999 59,570 206,836 196,054 40.00%
250,000- over 48,922 748,193 572,313 32.85%
Total 148,925 356,657 295,058 100.00%