|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 10:20:05 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.
France labour dispute: Hollande digs in as rail strike looms
BBC - 5/31/2016 9:22:49 AM
"The scenes of guerrilla-type action in the middle of Paris, beamed around the world ... Force Ouvriere and Unef, whereas the more moderate CFDT union backs the labour reforms. The CGT says the reforms will erode job security without bringing down the ...
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 ...
Can ASEAN compete with the world’s economic superpowers?
weforum.org - 5/31/2016 2:06:10 AM
And with more than 600 million people, ASEAN has the third-largest labour force in the world, after China and India. But behind those big numbers, what will make ASEAN an economic force to be reckoned with? Much of its success will hinge on how countries ...
Educating Asian children in 'exam factories' won't equip them for the world of work
CNBC - 5/31/2016 5:48:04 AM
The city-state is perhaps the world's most astonishing story of educational improvement ... the economics and education Ministers to ensure Indonesia has a "work-ready labor force." Malaysia launched the vocational education scheme 1Youth 1Skill in ...
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 in turmoil and workers' struggles fuel interest in socialism
Socialist Worker - 5/31/2016 9:15:39 AM
Megan Parsons, a junior doctor, argued that their strikes have transformed the way the junior doctors see the world and themselves ... of Lexit becoming the dominant force calling for leaving the EU. Labour Party member Rob argued that the party leadership ...
French workers rise up against anti-labor law
Workers World - 5/31/2016 12:33:06 AM
Throughout France, 300,000 people poured into the streets on May 26 demanding withdrawal of a reactionary labor law ... to wake up a country which is asleep and living such a nightmare.” (Le Point, May 26) In a May 23 statement, the World Federation ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...