|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 ...
The countries with the biggest labor forces
Market Watch - 8/29/2014 4:59:23 AM
A labor force is the number of people available for work ... Based on the most recent data from the CIA’s World Factbook, these are the countries with the largest labor forces in the world:
Inequality in High-Income Countries Increasing, Says World Bank
Inter Press Service - 10/10/2014 5:06:50 AM
NEW YORK, Oct 9 2014 (IPS) - Inequality in high-income countries is at highest levels since World War Two, says a new World Bank ... or about 7.9 percent of the labor force. In addition, nearly 8 million youth in OECD countries are neither employed nor ...
Former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam dead at 98
Yahoo News - 10/20/2014 11:24:31 PM
"He united the Australian Labor Party ... and seemed ... Nation lost a legend - Abbott paid tribute to Whitlam's lifetime of service to his country, in the air force during World War II, as a politician and ambassador. "In his own party, he inspired ...
The 10 worst countries for child labor
CNN - 10/15/2013 7:05:58 AM
(CNN)-- Where in the world are children ... which ranks 197 countries, identifies Eritrea, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Myanmar, Sudan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Zimbabwe and Yemen as the 10 places where child labor is most prevalent.
World Food Day Calls for Innovation on Family Farms
The Pig Site - 10/16/2014 10:21:50 AM
GLOBAL – Family farming underpins food security on a world level and must be led by ... especially in developing countries where agriculture still employs the majority of the labour force.” “In addition, the incremental income generated by family ...
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 ...
Can services drive developing country growth?
forumblog.org - 10/14/2014 12:47:23 PM
The global discussion about growth in the developing world has taken a sharp turn recently ... convergence” in productivity recently. That is, countries furthest away from the global frontier of labor productivity have seen the fastest productivity ...
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 ...
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 ...
Connecticut jobless rate lowest in nearly 6 years
The Tampa Tribune - 10/20/2014 9:15:40 PM
(AP) — The last batch of monthly unemployment and labor force numbers before Election Day showed strong ... Foley and others pointed out that Connecticut still lags the rest of the country in job growth. "Today's jobs report is another sign that we ...
6 of the worst countries in the world for workers
Salon - 6/17/2014 11:55:14 AM
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United workers of the world
The Economist online - 6/15/2012 7:28:10 PM
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The 11 Most Powerful Militaries In The World
The Business Insider - 4/23/2014 3:59:25 PM
total labor force, and access to strategic assets. Nuclear capabilities are not included in the calculation. Below are the 11 most powerful militaries in the world according to the 2014 rankings (click country names to see military assets data).
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 ...