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The Level Of Satisfaction In The Experiences Of The Selected Overseas Filipino Workers In Their Receiving Country

Volume 5 - Issue 6, June 2022 Edition
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Author(s)
Dr. Therezia O. Conti, Russel Tristan D. Arandia, Yvette Marela A. Glorioso, Esther Anne A. Lasheras, Marvin V. Tapalla
Keywords
level of satisfaction of Overseas Filipino Workers, experiences, common push and pull factors, migration
Abstract
This study focused on the level of satisfaction in the experiences of the selected Overseas Filipino Workers from any receiving country. This study employed descriptive method in research. Two hundred OFWs were chosen as respondents using purposive sampling technique. Data gathering instrument utilized was a survey questionnaire which was answered by OFW respondents regarding their experiences in their respective receiving countries. This study used statistical tools such as simple percentage, weighted mean, t-test, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), and Pearson-r. Demographic profile variables of the respondents were analyzed using simple percentage while weighted mean was used to compute the central tendency of each factor wherein some values contribute more than others. This study also utilized t-test in determining the significant difference between the level of satisfaction of male and female OFWs. ANOVA was used in this study to determine the significant difference in the level of satisfaction in terms of age, receiving country, and years spent in the receiving country. Pearson-r was utilized to determine the significant relationship between the expectations of OFWs and the level of satisfaction in their receiving country. The results of the study revealed that the majority of the respondents are female, 36 to 50 years old, from Italy, and have stayed for 1 to 5 years in the receiving country. Before the Overseas Filipino Workers migrated, they expected a better employment opportunity across borders. Most of the Overseas Filipino Workers are very satisfied with the security, environment, economic, and services in their receiving country while only satisfied with the social experiences. There is a significant difference in the level of satisfaction of the Overseas Filipino Workers when grouped according to the profile of the respondents. The significant difference is found in variable Age between 18 to 24 years old and 25 to 35 years old and there is a significant relationship between the expectations of the Overseas Filipino Workers and the level of satisfaction in their receiving country.
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