|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
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Voice of America - 10/6/2015 12:21:52 AM
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 10/5/2015 11:31:46 PM
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NDTV - 10/6/2015 4:03:47 AM
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The Vancouver Sun - 10/6/2015 4:53:53 AM
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The Guardian - 10/5/2015 6:45:26 PM
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International Business Times - 10/5/2015 4:15:06 PM
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Fox Business - 10/5/2015 7:42:42 PM
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American-Republican - 10/6/2015 1:04:49 AM
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Toronto Sun - 10/5/2015 11:31:46 PM
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