|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
The countries with the biggest labor forces
Market Watch - 8/29/2014 8:26:58 AM
A labor force is the number of people available for work ... Based on the most recent data from the CIA’s World Factbook, these are the countries with the largest labor forces in the world:
Richard Lamm: Just whose labor are we protecting?
Denver Post - 8/29/2014 2:46:21 PM
Any country should owe it first duty ... States had 40 million employment-age workers not in the labor force. As of July 2014, we have 92 million. America obviously has too many ways to avoid the world of work and too many ways for employers to avoid ...
Only 2% of youth labour force find formal work
Ghana Web - 8/26/2014 11:53:57 PM
Joyce Awuah, an Employment Services Manager of MTN, has said data from the World Bank indicate that only 2 percent of the 250,000 youth in the country’s labour force succeed in landing jobs in the formal sector. She said the fact that some youth have ...
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24/7 Wall ST - 8/19/2014 6:08:30 AM
Based on its survey of residents in 136 countries, Gallup determined that, out the world’s population of 6 billion people ... can lead to misleading conclusions about the health of a labor force. “One of the challenges with the traditional ways ...
World's poorest countries to face labour force explosion
unmultimedia.org - 11/19/2013 11:56:44 PM
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Looking back at Labor Day's turbulent origins
Twin Cities Daily Planet - 8/18/2014 11:56:16 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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Travel smart this Labor Day weekend
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8/26/2014 - SHAW AIR FORCE BASE ... bit of summer before fall spreads across the country; potentially that last chance to barbeque, or go to the beach. Airmen may be traveling across the world this Labor Day, and travel safety should be taken into account ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/6/2007 11:53:29 PM
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Report: Most unfair countries for women
USA Today - 11/2/2013 5:28:52 PM
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UPBEAT NEW JERSEY: Labor Day ’14: A world in turmoil
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The 25 Most Miserable Places In The World
The Business Insider - 2/21/2013 11:56:00 PM
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A Salute to Labor Day
The Marshall Democrat-News - 8/29/2014 1:13:18 PM
That means it was meant to honor the men - and women -- who provided the "labor" that built our country. Speeches ... of people they've never met half-way around the world. But they are today's "labor force." So we celebrate those who put forth the ...
Women’s labour rights
The Express Tribune - 8/24/2014 7:02:50 PM
It is about time a discourse regarding women’s labour ... force if the laws acknowledge the familial and childbearing responsibilities that most women in the Pakistani culture have to plan for in life. If we can recognise that women are an asset to the ...