Neda: Number of underemployed in Northern Mindanao halved

THE National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) has reported a significant improvement in the quality of employment in Northern Mindanao as the underemployment rate in the region has dropped by more than half as of July 2017.

Neda reported a drop in underemployment rate from 32.2 percent in July 2016 to 15.5 percent of the same period this year, adding that the number of underemployed persons has also decreased by 55.38 percent to 287,500.

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