International Human Resource Management Guide To THE PHILIPPINES. Roneal Jit Michael Corbett Ahmad Marda Yvette Jaquez Joe Huang. IHRM Guide to The Philippines. Host Country Profile: Philippines Parent Country Profile: United States US-Philippines Cultural Gap Analysis
Area: 300,000 sq. km. (117,187 sq. mi.).Capital: ManilaTerrain: Islands, 65% mountainous, with narrow coastal lowlands.Climate: Tropical.
Population (2000 census): 76.5 million. Government’s estimate for 2003: 82.0 million Annual growth rate: 2.36%.Ethnic groups: Malay, Chinese.Religions: Catholic 85%, Protestant 9%, Muslim 5%, Buddhist and other 1%.Languages: Tagalog, English, language of government and instruction in education.Education: .Literacy: 92.3%.
Life expectancy ( 2003): 67.2 yrs. for males; 72.5 yrs. for females.
Work force ( 2003): 34.6 million. Services (including commerce and government): 48%; agriculture: 36%; industry: 16%.
Type: Republic.Independence: 1946.Constitution: February 11, 1987.Suffrage: Universal, but not compulsory, at age 18.
Increased Productivity & Utilization
Today- 64% & 70% Export Production“People Vision”
Source: Department of Labor and Employment (http://www.dole.gov.ph)
Source: Department of Labor and Employment (http://www.dole.gov.ph)Note: Wage per region inclusive of COLA / ECOLA (which rates varies per region).