|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
Women Participation in Labor Force Lags Men at All Ages, Study Shows
Yahoo Finance - 3/7/2014 3:00:38 PM
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News-Medical - 3/6/2014 4:46:12 AM
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Washington Post - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
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U-T San Diego - 2/28/2014 6:58:00 PM
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PH creating jobs for other countries
Inquirer Opinion - 3/5/2014 4:00:16 PM
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Science Blog - 3/5/2014 1:15:37 PM
In Europe and many other areas of the developed world, birth rates have dropped ... estimated the trade-off between pension age and labor force participation policies. Scherbov says, “In many European countries, without new policies to increase labor ...
World's poorest countries to face labour force explosion
unmultimedia.org - 11/19/2013 11:56:44 PM
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The Harlan Daily - 3/5/2014 6:09:07 PM
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The US Labor Force: One Foot in the Third World
Counter Punch - 6/2/2005 11:58:40 PM
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20 countries with the largest labour force
Yahoo! - 4/30/2013 9:56:35 AM
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Qatar warned over World Cup labor laws
CNN - 6/12/2012 1:55:18 PM
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Daily Mail - 3/6/2014 9:06:53 PM
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The Economist - 6/15/2012 7:28:10 PM
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A map showing gender inequality around the world
Io9.com - 1/29/2014 7:04:56 PM
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