TOP TEN COUNTRIES  IN TERMS OF DEPLOYMENT OF OFWs            
  1984 to 2002    
     
  YEAR KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA HONGKONG JAPAN UNITED ARAB EMIRATES TAIWAN KUWAIT SINGAPORE QATAR BRUNEI ITALY TOTAL (includes other countries)  
  1984 200,203 17,442 11,656 9,832 6 11,385 5,886 2,756 2,251 1,567 350,982  
  1985 185,837 22,020 16,029 15,093 9 21,167 10,047 3,751 3,292 1,413 372,784  
       
  1986 164,832 25,594 24,571 20,528 15 22,888 15,093 5,113 4,643 1,281 378,214  
  1987 197,219 30,811 33,791 24,168 3 21,377 17,601 6,610 4,737 2,099 449,271  
  1988 201,451 34,793 41,289 19,484 37 14,211 8,221 7,706 5,528 4,522 471,030  
  1989 176,300 37,661 32,688 19,865 88 11,304 4,706 9,293 5,617 3,940 458,626  
  1990 169,886 34,412 41,558 17,189 54 5,007 4,698 7,138 4,206 3,229 446,095  
       
  1991 228,139 50,652 57,344 26,601 33 14,819 7,697 7,485 8,738 8,038 615,019  
  1992 260,112 52,261 51,949 28,839 1,193 15,872 8,656 9,098 10,866 9,251 686,461  
  1993 230,996 62,583 43,542 30,045 23,025 11,256 11,568 8,202 10,960 9,367 696,630  
  1994 215,361 62,161 54,879 27,713 34,387 11,486 11,324 8,811 9,731 7,421 718,407  
  1995 168,604 51,701 25,032 26,235 50,538 9,852 10,736 9,691 6,807 5,829 653,574  
       
  1996 155,848 43,861 20,143 26,069 65,464 10,802 15,087 7,889 7,651 6,780 660,122  
  1997 160,302 78,513 33,226 25,579 72,748 10,205 16,055 8,294 9,594 8,915 747,696  
  1998 193,698 122,337 46,851 35,485 87,360 17,372 23,175 10,734 16,264 20,233 831,643  
  1999 198,556 114,779 46,851 39,633 84,186 17,628 21,812 7,950 12,978 21,673 837,020  
  2000 184,645 121,762 63,041 43,031 51,145 21,490 22,873 8,523 13,649 26,386 841,628  
         
  2001 190,732 113,583 74,093 44,631 38,311 21,641 26,305 10,769 13,068 21,956 866,590  
  2002 193,157 105,036 77,870 50,796 46,371 25,894 27,648 11,516 11,564 20,034 891,908  
 
 
  Source: Philippine Overseas Employment Administration