|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
Philippines told to invest, bank on ‘young’ labor force
Philstar - 4/27/2016 2:39:19 AM
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South Asia clothing industry can employ millions more women, boost growth: World Bank
investing.com - 4/28/2016 12:57:55 AM
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Dawn - 5/1/2016 1:58:47 AM
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10% rise in China apparel prices would create 1.2 million jobs in India: World Bank report
The Indian Express - 4/28/2016 9:14:50 PM
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PAKISTAN: Labour Day meaningless for country’s working class
Asian Human Rights Commission - 4/30/2016 8:33:41 AM
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Labour says 'fight will go on' after Tories vote down child refugee plan
The Guardian - 4/25/2016 10:15:39 PM
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The Wall Street Journal - 4/29/2016 11:33:49 AM
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10% rise in China apparel prices to create 1.2 million Indian jobs: World Bank report
retail.economictimes.indiatimes.com - 4/29/2016 2:51:16 AM
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World Bank's prescription for South Asian apparel sector
Fibre2Fashion - 4/27/2016 5:45:26 AM
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The Christian Science Monitor - 4/28/2016 11:59:28 PM
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India can gain from China's waning grip on apparel world: World Bank
India TV - 4/28/2016 1:00:54 PM
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