|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
Africa has the world’s fastest-growing labor force but needs jobs growth to catch up
Quartz - 11/13/2015 6:24:50 AM
By 2050 ten of the youngest countries in the world will be ... such that the skill share of Africa’s labor supply doubles by 2030, Africa’s poverty rate could be as low as 13%,” the World Bank says. Sign up for the Quartz Africa Weekly Brief ...
As China’s Workforce Dwindles, the World Scrambles for Alternatives
Wall Street Journal - 11/23/2015 5:04:22 PM
Labor Outlook China's working-age population, ages 15–59, is starting to shrink. 1.0 billion Forecasts 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0 ’90 2000 1980 ’20 ’10 ’30 ’40 ’50 Source: United Nations Over the coming decades, a labor shortage will force Levi and ...
Caricatures and Labor Force Distortions
Truth Out - 11/24/2015 3:15:49 PM
For example, Justin Fox - while not wrong in what he wrote in a recent Bloomberg column on entitlement spending - doesn't seem aware that France's lower overall labor force participation ... isn't supposed to happen in countries with generous welfare ...
Nestle finds labor abuse among its Thai seafood suppliers
CNN Money - 11/24/2015 10:36:38 AM
Global food giant Nestle said it has found that its Thailand seafood suppliers are engaged in abusive labor practices -- a risk many companies face when sourcing from the country's fishing industry. Poor migrants seeking work in Thailand, the world's ...
IMF pitches for greater investment in infrastructure for larger women labour force
Belvoir Eagle - 11/15/2015 10:28:49 PM
She also said this gender gap in labour force participation is much larger in India than in most other countries. Mrs Kalpana also said this gender gap is around 50 per cent in India, compared with an average gap of 12 per cent in OECD countries.
Thanksgiving — in 8 other countries
Market Watch - 11/25/2015 6:03:26 AM
But the tradition exists in many religions and similar holidays are celebrated in several other countries. Here’s how eight other ... her ancestors outside the off-limits border perimeter. Labor Thanksgiving Day is celebrated in Japan Nov. 23.
Adding More Women in Labour Force Will Boost India's Economic Growth: IMF
Silicon India - 11/16/2015 2:32:12 AM
BANGALORE: Terming gender-gap in Indian job market as higher than most other countries, IMF pitched for greater investment in infrastructure and enhanced social spending to bring in larger number of women in labour force. As per a recent IMF study ...
New World Order? By intervening in Syria, Vladimir Putin has made Russia indispensible
Daily News and Analysis - 11/24/2015 11:36:53 PM
But in this geopolitical poker game, it's not clear he will be able to quit while he's winning, especially when events can take unexpected turns such as the shooting down of a Russian jet by Turkey's air force on Tuesday. By intervening in Syria ...
Will audiences turn out in record force for 'Star Wars'?
Los Angeles Times - 11/25/2015 10:56:56 AM
And many analysts say it could break the record for the biggest domestic opening ever, which was set in June by "Jurassic World ... movies from theaters. "The Force Awakens" does not yet have a release date in that country. "To say it is going to break ...
Labor build argument against GST change with steep rise in cigarette duty
The Guardian - 11/23/2015 9:43:33 PM
Labor says this is in line with countries such as the UK ... Related: Cigarette plain packaging laws come into force in Australia “The Liberal government is being dishonest with people: pretending that there is no revenue problem while planning to ...
Exclusive: Three Goldman bankers leave for Uber as tech world raids Wall Street talent
Reuters - 11/25/2015 9:38:11 AM
It has also set up a task force to help it retain mid-level employees who hold ... The company has expanded to dozens of new cities in the past two years, and now spans 68 countries. Other Silicon Valley companies have also been hiring former Goldman ...
Trinidad & Tobago lost 79% of tertiary educated labour force via emigration to developed countries
Breaking News Trinidad and Tobago - 11/14/2015 6:59:26 AM
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 ...
Pakistan Air Force jet crash kills woman pilot
India TV - 11/24/2015 1:28:26 PM
Lahore: A female pilot of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) was killed today when a trainer fighter jet crashed in Punjab province, becoming the first woman fighter pilot to be killed in air crash in the country. The Chinese made plane went down near Kundian after ...
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.
US lags most countries in pre-school enrollment for 4-year-olds
The Christian Science Monitor - 11/24/2015 4:27:24 PM
"In general, employment rates and earnings increase as an adult's level of education and skills increases," it said, "but the labor market still regards ... The teaching force is aging across OECD countries. In 2013, 36 percent of secondary school teachers ...