|17||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||34,790,000|
|88||United Arab Emirates||4,111,000|
|90||Papua New Guinea||3,896,000|
|108||Bosnia and Herzegovina||2,600,000|
|122||Central African Republic||1,926,000|
|128||Congo, Republic of the||1,514,000|
|153||Trinidad and Tobago||636,800|
|186||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||57,520|
|188||Sao Tome and Principe||52,490|
|192||Isle of Man||41,790|
|197||Northern Mariana Islands||38,450|
|204||Antigua and Barbuda||30,000|
|208||Saint Kitts and Nevis||18,170|
|210||Micronesia, Federated States of||16,360|
|212||British Virgin Islands||12,770|
|218||Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||5,246|
|219||Turks and Caicos Islands||4,848|
|222||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||3,450|
|223||Wallis and Futuna||3,104|
Definition: This entry contains the total labor force figure.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Labor force map
Where women work, and don’t: A map of female labor force participation around the world
Washington Post - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
I've mapped out the most recent data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators on female labor force participation rates. In red countries, less than half of over-14 women are working. In blue countries, it's more than half. In purple countries ...
World's poorest countries to face labour force explosion
unmultimedia.org - 11/19/2013 11:56:44 PM
The world's poorest countries need to create decent jobs to break the cycle of poverty and avoid social instability, according to the latest report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Forty-nine countries are currently ...
The US Labor Force: One Foot in the Third World
Counter Punch - 6/2/2005 11:58:40 PM
The US labor force already has one foot in the third world. By 2024 the US will be a has-been country. PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS has held a number of academic appointments and has contributed to numerous scholarly publications. He served as Assistant Secretary of ...
U.S. Will Have Something Other Countries Want: A Big Labor Surplus
Businessweek - 7/2/2014 4:52:25 PM
which are based on population growth and labor force participation rates. The report says what countries would need to do in order to bring labor supply and demand into balance. For Germany, the suggested measures for dealing with its projected labor ...
Report: Most unfair countries for women
USA Today - 11/2/2013 1:32:39 PM
the nations also tended to among the worst countries for women overall. Nine of them had among the world's worst labor force participation rates. Similarly, in half of the nations more than half of all women were illiterate, according to the latest ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/7/2007 11:59:27 PM
Studies conducted by the WHO Western Pacific regional office and by the International Obesity Task Force ... in countries that are undergoing economical development,” he says. Rural workers moving to urban areas perform less physical labor and supplant ...
The 25 Most Miserable Places In The World
The Business Insider - 2/22/2013 4:23:51 PM
The misery index, a crude economic measure created by Arthur Orkum ... and gold — the mining sector employs only 3 percent of the country's labor force. Since there isn't much else going on, almost half of Namibia's workers are without jobs.
Export Powerhouse Feels Pangs of Labor Strife
New York Times - 8/24/2012 12:25:44 AM
But they were also protecting two ingredients of a manufacturing formula that has quietly made Bangladesh a leading apparel exporter to the United States and Europe: cheap labor and foreign ... densely populated countries in the world.
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. However, compared to the poorest countries in the world ... s labor force is employed ...
United workers of the world
The Economist online - 6/16/2012 5:36:38 AM
THE working world was much cosier in 1980 ... Retirements will take 12m college-educated workers out of the labour force by 2030. In many countries the labour force will even shrink. Rapid productivity improvements will be necessary to maintain income ...
1.65 million more Filipinos got jobs in April—Labor Force Survey
Inquirer - 7/30/2014 10:57:05 AM
citing the April 2014 Labor Force Survey of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Barring any major setbacks, she expressed optimism the next PSA labor survey “will sustain the country’s robust employment situation.” “This optimism is anchored ...
U.S. Labor Force: Where Have All the Workers Gone?
The Huffington Post - 8/12/2014 4:25:16 PM
The numbers of long-term unemployed are still higher than at any previous peak since World War II ... that get the country growing again will help strengthen the labor market, raise wages, and bring people back into the labor force. Labor supply measures ...
World Bank: Ebola’s Economic Impact Could Be ‘Catastrophic’
Time - 9/16/2014 11:57:40 PM
In its report, the organization said Ebola could have up to an $809 million impact on the three countries ... from what the World Bank calls “aversion behaviors,” including the tendency for people to drop out of the labor force as they seek refuge ...
Migrant labour issues under reform
Zawya - 9/22/2014 10:28:50 AM
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If The Economy Is Recovering, Why Is The Labor Force Participation Rate At A 36 Year Low?
Global Research - 9/6/2014 11:55:13 PM
In August, an all-time record high 92,269,000 Americans 16 years of age and older did not “participate in the labor force”. And when you throw ... In other words, about a third of all workers in the country are “temps” at this point.