|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 ...
Study shows U.S. forced-labor victims unclear where to seek help
Tidewater Review - 10/21/2014 2:04:59 PM
(Reuters) - A study of human labor trafficking in the United States released today shows that many of the victims arrived in the country legally ... defined in federal law as labor through "force, fraud or coercion." "Victims are often hidden in plain ...
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 ...
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 ...
Low birth rates can actually pay off in the U.S. and other countries
UC Berkeley News Center - 10/9/2014 6:22:35 PM
BERKELEY — Having fewer children can actually boost a country’s standard of living As birth rates ... that bear most of the costs of raising children. Also, a growing labor force has to be provided with costly capital such as factories, office ...
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 ...
6 of the worst countries in the world for workers
Salon - 6/17/2014 11:55:14 AM
Corruption is also an issue, and almost half of Syria’s 5 million-strong labor force is unemployed, according to a United Nations report that warned the country’s economy is“headed into ruin.” Many businesses have closed and workers have fled to ...
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 ...
United workers of the world
The Economist online - 6/15/2012 7:28:10 PM
THE working world was much cosier in 1980 ... Retirements will take 12m college-educated workers out of the labour force by 2030. In many countries the labour force will even shrink. Rapid productivity improvements will be necessary to maintain income ...
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 ...
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. However, compared to the poorest countries in the world ... s labor force is employed ...