|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
IMF, World Bank upbeat about Ghana's economy picking up from 2016
Modern Ghana - 10/7/2015 4:02:35 AM
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New York Daily News - 10/6/2015 6:37:05 PM
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The TPP, a trade deal for a globalized world
Los Angeles Times - 10/6/2015 1:22:07 PM
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Eurasia Review - 10/7/2015 4:09:45 AM
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The Vancouver Sun - 10/7/2015 4:45:32 AM
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IMF gloomy on world economy as China slows
Jamaica Observer - 10/7/2015 5:21:20 AM
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World Cup Sparks Labor Reform, But Not in Qatar
Fair Observer - 10/7/2015 2:39:41 PM
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Thailand denies labour abuses after IndustriALL Union complaint
Channel News Asia - 10/7/2015 6:54:23 AM
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Britain tops world 'Quality of Death' index
Yahoo News - 10/6/2015 3:52:27 PM
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12 Pacific Countries Seal Huge Free Trade Deal
NDTV - 10/6/2015 9:18:44 AM
Atlanta: Twelve Pacific rim countries sealed the deal early Monday on creating the world's largest free trade area ... Mexico and Malaysia improve labor standards. It also addresses new issues like data trade and intellectual property that have not ...
World Bank warns that LatAm job market weakening
Latino FOX News - 10/6/2015 9:50:22 PM
The World Bank Group's chief economist for Latin America and the Caribbean, Augusto de la Torre, said his department found that workers have been leaving the labor market in recent ... of participation in the work force to drop, "above all when young ...
Eddie Izzard to bring epic Force Majeure tour to London
The Guardian - 10/7/2015 9:46:11 AM
German and Spanish – Eddie Izzard will bring his Force Majeure tour to London next year for a 24-night residency. “Some people say a world tour means you might hit three countries or something, but I don’t know, I think if you’re going to play the ...
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British official's 'chilling' speech on immigration slammed by refugee advocates
United Press International - 10/6/2015 6:29:56 PM
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New York Times - 10/6/2015 8:17:18 PM
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