|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
In China, 10% Boost to Minimum Wage Cuts Jobs By 1%, Paper Says
The Wall Street Journal - 10/23/2014 7:53:22 PM
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Value Walk - 10/23/2014 7:28:54 AM
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World Food Day Calls for Innovation on Family Farms
The Pig Site - 10/16/2014 10:21:50 AM
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Can services drive developing country growth?
forumblog.org - 10/14/2014 12:47:23 PM
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Peace FM Online - 10/13/2014 8:41:01 PM
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U.S. Labor Force: Where Have All the Workers Gone?
The Huffington Post - 10/12/2014 5:54:34 AM
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World Bank: Turkey to increase high value added goods
worldbulletin.net - 10/24/2014 7:27:43 AM
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Inequality in High-Income Countries Increasing, Says World Bank
Inter Press Service - 10/10/2014 5:06:50 AM
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Global States of Mind: A Report Card for the World
Call UP - 10/16/2014 11:57:53 PM
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Forced labor in America: Thousands of workers are being held against their will
Vox - 10/22/2014 9:03:09 AM
There are thousands of immigrants working in forced labor in the United States — lured into the country by false promises and then ... the report explains how traffickers force immigrants into labor through threats, debt, and restriction of movement.
Family farming: nourishing the world
borglobe.com - 10/14/2014 5:33:43 PM
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Where in the world people want to work abroad
Quartz - 10/7/2014 1:21:20 AM
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US citizen sentenced to six years in prison with labor by North Korean court
FOX News - 9/14/2014 12:18:32 PM
An American citizen detained in North Korea this past April was sentenced to six years in prison with labor by that country's Supreme Court Sunday ... a brother stationed there with the U.S. Air Force. He found work teaching English and learned Korean.
Germany Inc. Scrutinized for Using Labor Like Paper Clips
Yahoo Finance - 10/24/2014 9:00:46 AM
24 (Bloomberg) –- Daimler AG is among German companies that have found a way to cut personnel costs in the high-wage country ... services keeps Germany, where labor costs in the auto industry are the highest in the world, competitive.
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India West - 10/23/2014 10:27:51 AM
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