|17||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||35,180,000|
|83||United Arab Emirates||4,588,000|
|89||Papua New Guinea||4,077,000|
|104||Congo, Republic of the||2,890,000|
|120||Central African Republic||2,082,000|
|128||Bosnia and Herzegovina||1,490,000|
|155||Trinidad and Tobago||621,000|
|186||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||57,520|
|189||Sao Tome and Principe||52,490|
|193||Isle of Man||41,790|
|197||Northern Mariana Islands||38,450|
|203||Antigua and Barbuda||30,000|
|208||Saint Kitts and Nevis||18,170|
|211||Micronesia, Federated States of||15,920|
|212||British Virgin Islands||12,770|
|219||Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||5,246|
|220||Turks and Caicos Islands||4,848|
|223||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||3,194|
|224||Wallis and Futuna||3,104|
|225||Holy See (Vatican City)||2,832|
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, 2014See also: Labor force map
Thai farmworkers in Israel suffer labor abuses
USA Today - 2/11/2016 10:50:19 AM
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World powers agree to end Syria hostilities but questions remain
Yahoo News - 2/12/2016 11:32:05 AM
Munich (Germany) (AFP) - World powers on Friday agreed an ambitious plan to cease hostilities in war-racked Syria, but the Munich deal left out the Islamic State group and Al-Qaeda's local branch, leaving analysts to doubt its viability. The 17 countries ...
World Bank Punches South Africa’s Poor, by Ignoring the Rich
Counter Punch - 2/12/2016 11:03:27 AM
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World powers agree 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria
The Tribune India - 2/12/2016 7:21:33 AM
World powers today agreed an ambitious plan to cease hostilities in war-racked Syria within a week and dramatically ramp up humanitarian access at talks in Munich aimed at reviving the struggling peace process. The 17 countries ... A UN task force, co ...
Congress bans import of forced labor products
Northern Star - 2/12/2016 12:22:12 PM
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Thailand's skilled labor force the lowest in ASEAN
La Prensa - 2/1/2016 11:09:20 AM
according to a survey conducted by the World Bank, the Nation newspaper reported Monday. According to the survey, 83.5 percent of the Thai labor pool is unskilled, with only 38.8 percent of workers being qualified for their jobs, putting the country's ...
World powers agree on Syria ceasefire plan
Arutz Sheva - 2/12/2016 1:23:38 AM
Major world powers agreed overnight Thursday to a plan aimed at ... the plan would introduce a gradual cessation of hostilities and quick humanitarian aid in the country with a view to creating conditions to revive peace talks. "We did not get a deal ...
'India needs 7.3% labour productivity rise for 9% GDP growth'
Money Control - 2/12/2016 7:57:20 AM
The country needs to raise its labour productivity growth to 7.3 percent to attain a GDP growth rate of 9 percent, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said. "As the long-term average annual increase of labour force in India is 1.7 percent, India will have ...
Syria civil war: World powers agree 'cessation of hostilities' in a week's time
Times of India - 2/12/2016 10:13:21 AM
The people of Syria have been handed a glimmer of hope after world powers agreed to seek a nationwide "cessation ... what we need to see in the next few days are actions on the ground," he said. A UN task force will be set up to ensure humanitarian access ...
John McDonnell: Every country will have open borders by the end of the century
Daily Telegraph - 2/1/2016 12:03:37 AM
Britain and other European countries should have no border controls, John McDonnell has suggested as he predicted there will be total free movement across the world one day ... the chair of Labour's refugee task force, made public her disagreement with ...
No work-related fatalities in building World Cup stadiums, says Qatar report
Arabian Business - 2/12/2016 8:54:36 AM
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Iran to send labor force to 10 countries
Payvand Iran News - 7/27/2013 5:01:56 PM
He further added Iranian Foreign Ministry is searching for different opportunities across the world for sending Iranian experts. Iran has sent 1300 labor force to other countries in 2012, and plans to increase the figure to 5000 in 2013.
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
Up top, 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 ...
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Modern Ghana - 2/12/2016 11:17:46 AM
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