|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
Study shows U.S. forced-labor victims unclear where to seek help
Tidewater Review - 10/21/2014 2:04:59 PM
(Reuters) - A study of human labor trafficking in the United States released today shows that many of the victims arrived in the country legally ... defined in federal law as labor through "force, fraud or coercion." "Victims are often hidden in plain ...
Inequality in High-Income Countries Increasing, Says World Bank
Inter Press Service - 10/10/2014 5:06:50 AM
NEW YORK, Oct 9 2014 (IPS) - Inequality in high-income countries is at highest levels since World War Two, says a new World Bank ... or about 7.9 percent of the labor force. In addition, nearly 8 million youth in OECD countries are neither employed nor ...
World Food Day Calls for Innovation on Family Farms
The Pig Site - 10/16/2014 10:21:50 AM
GLOBAL – Family farming underpins food security on a world level and must be led by ... especially in developing countries where agriculture still employs the majority of the labour force.” “In addition, the incremental income generated by family ...
Can services drive developing country growth?
forumblog.org - 10/14/2014 12:47:23 PM
The global discussion about growth in the developing world has taken a sharp turn recently ... convergence” in productivity recently. That is, countries furthest away from the global frontier of labor productivity have seen the fastest productivity ...
Low birth rates can actually pay off in the U.S. and other countries
UC Berkeley News Center - 10/9/2014 6:22:35 PM
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WORLD FINANCE: Q & A...GIPC CEO On Translating Investment Into Dev't
Peace FM Online - 10/13/2014 8:41:01 PM
World Finance: Well what challenges does the country face in terms of attracting investment ... Certainly if you look at the quality of the labour force that we have established in the country, again those opportunities present themselves very strongly ...
U.S. Labor Force: Where Have All the Workers Gone?
The Huffington Post - 10/12/2014 5:54:34 AM
The numbers of long-term unemployed are still higher than at any previous peak since World War II ... that get the country growing again will help strengthen the labor market, raise wages, and bring people back into the labor force. Labor supply measures ...
Forced labor in America: Thousands of workers are being held against their will
Vox - 10/22/2014 9:03:09 AM
There are thousands of immigrants working in forced labor in the United States — lured into the country by false promises and then ... And the victims can come from all around the world. Some even have graduate degrees. The issue gets little attention ...
American Jeffrey Fowle lands in U.S. day after release from North Korea
New York Daily News - 10/22/2014 11:33:28 AM
Jeffrey Fowle landed at Ohio's Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Wednesday after the Communist country released him Tuesday ... Matthew Miller were convicted of crimes and sentenced to hard labor. Bae, accused of plotting to overthrow the government ...
Global States of Mind: A Report Card for the World
Call UP - 10/16/2014 11:57:53 PM
Our process for quantifying what people are feeling is similar to labor force surveys that report unemployment ... Gallup set out to systematically track how people were feeling in every country in the world. On Friday, Gallup and the Meridian ...
Family farming: nourishing the world
borglobe.com - 10/14/2014 5:33:43 PM
The fight against hunger forges ahead around the world ... 35 percent of the labor force in Sudan and Mauritania. Nearly all this employment is generated by family farms that are an important source of household income for many countries in the region.
American freed by N.Korea arrives back in US
Yahoo News - 10/22/2014 5:31:23 PM
Fowle was smiling broadly as he stepped off his plane carrying his luggage after arriving to Wright-Patterson Air Force ... labor. Korean-American Bae, 42, was arrested in November 2012 and sentenced to 15 years' hard labor. - Overtures to outside world ...
IMF-World Bank Structural Adjustment Programs (SAPs) ruined countries – fate of Sri Lanka?
Lankaweb - 10/16/2014 4:26:55 PM
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US citizen sentenced to six years in prison with labor by North Korean court
FOX News - 9/14/2014 12:18:32 PM
An American citizen detained in North Korea this past April was sentenced to six years in prison with labor by that country's Supreme Court Sunday ... a brother stationed there with the U.S. Air Force. He found work teaching English and learned Korean.
World Food Day: 10 Myths About Hunger
NDTV Cooks - 10/17/2014 9:44:52 AM
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