Youth Employment in Developing Countries October 2013 4 Youth in unemployment and vulnerable employment (% of youth labour force) Note: Numbers are for 2011. Source: ILO 2010 and 2012a Main challenges Youth employment outcomes are affected by three groups of determinants: Labour demand Growth of productive yet labour-intensive activities,
The increasing number of Filipinos until 2020 have led to more of them entering the labor force particularly the youth. In seven years, it is projected that the country's average employment-to-population ratio of 0.61, or more than half of the labor force are employed, is a proof showing the capability of the labor market to provide job opportunities to each member of the labor force.