|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
World Bank to change classification of countries; India will now be called ‘lower-middle income’
Economic Times - 5/31/2016 5:55:13 AM
So far, all were 'developing countries'. The bank's logic ... According to the World Bank data, India languishes on world indicators like labour force participation rate, electricity generation and access to improved sanitation facilities.
Is America’s military the No. 1 fighting force in the world — or not?
Market Watch - 5/27/2016 11:50:43 AM
For the first time in decades, Americans are evenly divided when asked if the U.S. has the No. 1 military in the world ... without accounting for the country’s size and economic capacity — not to mention differences in labor, materials and production ...
France's Hollande holds ground on contested labour reform bill
Channel News Asia - 5/30/2016 10:45:44 PM
PARIS: President Francois Hollande said there was no turning back on a bill to loosen France's rigid labour regulations and that the principles ... but said protest movements should not bring the country grinding to a halt. He sought to play down the ...
France faces major challenge as activists step up protests over bill loosening labor protections
Los Angeles Times - 5/27/2016 3:22:29 AM
The actions are being led by the left-wing General Confederation of Labor (CGT) union, which wants France's socialist government to scrap the labor bill. Provisions include making the country's 35 ... actions because the work force enjoys tremendous ...
French labour law protests stepped up
MSN - 5/26/2016 2:36:33 PM
The French government is under increasing pressure to give ground as the country prepares to host ... supported by six other unions including Force Ouvriere and Unef, whereas the more moderate CFDT union backs the labour reforms. As the union action ...
World Bank's full marks to UPA? Poverty rates "sharply reduced" in 2005-12, despite severe drought in 2009-10
Counterview - 5/30/2016 2:31:48 PM
A new World Bank study, released ahead of Prime Minister Narendra ... It adds, “This indicates a positive trend of skilling of the Indian labour force as secondary school enrollments and completion have increased over the years. This trend could also ...
Compared With Other Countries, U.S. Health Care Looks Sick
Forex Street - 5/29/2016 11:08:23 PM
The latest Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, a group of 34 countries ... out of the labor force permanently, and prevention of poverty is essential. Doubters dismiss fears of job losses and note that the world’s middle-class ...
France Shut Down by Massive Protests Over Labour Law Reform
Tri-County Sun Times - 5/30/2016 2:17:29 PM
Under high pressure to reduce unemployment, French President Francois Hollande proposed to reform the strictly codified labor rules by offering more ... saying 390,000 joined protests across the country, while the unions claim the figure was 1.2 million.
Here’s Why It’s Up To Women to Save the Global Economy
FORTUNE - 5/17/2016 11:12:29 AM
On Tuesday, the McKinsey Global Institute published a paper that argues that if women around the world were to “participate in the world of work to an identical extent as men,” by “erasing current gaps in labour-force participation rates, hours ...
How Do Parents Raise Their Children In the New World Order?
thecommonsenseshow.com - 5/26/2016 1:03:30 PM
I grew up loving the ideals of our country ... force, that is just as strong and just as well funded..” We now know what Obama was referring to. Under EO 13603, the government can split up families. There are no age restrictions on the civilian labor ...
Is Our Cycle of Poverty by Disaster or by Design?
Atlanta Black Star - 5/30/2016 8:58:21 PM
Any one of our country’s citizens ... it also limited our access to education and what we could do in the labor market. The limitations placed on education and labor force participation led to lack of skills and disproportionate poverty.
Trinidad & Tobago lost 79% of tertiary educated labour force via emigration to developed countries
Breaking News Trinidad and Tobago - 5/27/2016 10:34:58 PM
T&T has lost more than 70 per cent of its tertiary level educated labour force through emigration to developed ... including raising the standard of living in memeber countries, contributing to the expansion of world trade and promoting economic stability ...
Adidas brings shoe manufacturing back to Germany, US… run by robots
HotAir - 5/29/2016 1:35:44 PM
There’s some good news coming for people concerned over the decades long trend of manufacturing jobs moving to China and other countries in Asia ... number of openings compared to a human driven labor force producing the products. So is Adidas looking ...
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.
The Persian Rug May Not Be Long for This World
New York Times - 5/27/2016 2:03:45 AM
Ultimately he said, it is modernity — that all-devouring force that is changing societies at ... One thing is for sure: Iran’s carpets are among the most complex and labor-intensive handicrafts in the world. It is on the endless green slopes of Fars ...