|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
The World Economic Forum's annual gender gap report is out and it doesn't look good
The Business Insider - 10/25/2016 5:55:40 PM
This dramatic fall is partly because women's participation in the labor force has declined over the past year ... senior positions also continues to be low, with only four countries in the world having equal numbers of male and female legislators, senior ...
Unpaid Care Work: The Overlooked Barrier to Female Labor Force Participation
Council on Foreign Relations - 10/24/2016 9:38:46 PM
Globally, women do three times more of the world’s unpaid work than men ... time spent on unpaid care work and female labor force participation. 50 percent of women are employed or job hunting in countries where women devote an average of five hours ...
Despite Efforts, Forced Labor Still Embedded in Apparel
Triple Pundit - 10/19/2016 6:38:35 PM
Forced labor is, quite simply, the use of coercion to force people to work for little or no ... interconnections between factories and farms around the world and consumers in developed countries like the United States. The reality is this: We live in ...
Global progress on gender pay gap slows, but one country soars
The Christian Science Monitor - 10/26/2016 1:36:47 PM
Women work longer hours but on average are still paid just over half of what men earn, and labor force participation ... a low-income country, which has the highest percentage of female parliamentarians in the world at 64 percent. This comes as the country ...
Fixing this would boost U.S. economy by $1.2 trillion
CNN Money - 10/25/2016 5:59:51 AM
And it's costing the economy $1.2 trillion a year, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum ... The number of U.S. women participating in the labor force has also declined over the past year. Zahidi said the U.S. could take fairly simple ...
Advanced Robotic Systems: The Manufacturing Labor Force of Tomorrow
machinedesign.com - 10/27/2016 4:20:15 PM
The automation industry is seeing a shift in its labor force. As many current workers get ready to retire ... The study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group analyzed 21 industries in the world’s 25 leading manufacturing export economies.
Why do 16% of the world’s adults dream of moving to another country permanently?
blogs.lse.ac.uk - 10/19/2016 7:11:23 AM
In 2009, a Gallup survey found that about 16 per cent of the world’s adult population ... and shrinking workforces. Countries of origin, by contrast, may fear that the emigration may lead to, e.g., labour force shortages and a loss of critical knowledge ...
BJP union leader: How will Make in India help our country?
Rediff India Abroad - 10/25/2016 4:33:57 AM
Can it not create employment opportunities in the country? Under the Make in India ... anti-labour activities are taking place all over the world. An international agency said that 69 per cent of the labour force in India and China are out of jobs after ...
The World’s Biggest Oil Kingdom Reverses Course
Bloomberg - 10/20/2016 4:04:05 AM
By flooding the world with its low-cost crude ... who make up two-thirds of the labor force, will get no bonus this year. The country’s fiscal deficit is more than 10 percent of gross domestic product, the highest ratio of any Group of 20 nation.
TV personality working to build labor force
Columbus Telegram - 10/25/2016 7:57:22 PM
She also spent time with a small group of teachers and students involved in project-based learning, a new set of classes added to the curriculum where students learn about a subject by actively exploring real-world problems. McCabe was invited to the ...
Trade Deals Disrupting Work World -One is WTO Proposal to Facilitate Opening of US + EU Markets to New Temp. Services
OpEdNews - 10/20/2016 11:59:31 PM
Its claimed that a large portion of the world's GDP could be saved ... substantial wage gradients between countries. Such wage gradients exist because of a great many factors, and its not wise to attempt to force workers in different countries to directly ...
Women Work More Hours Than Men, Get Paid Less
The Huffington Post - 10/27/2016 3:41:28 AM
Women around the world earn an average of $11,000 ... The second-place country, Finland, has an extremely generous parental leave policy that helps keep women in the labor force and incentivizes men to pick up more work at home. The government of the ...
Increase in the Labor Force Can Be an Engine for Development
worldwatch.org - 10/19/2016 11:53:33 PM
Industrialized countries are home to only some 16 percent of the world’s potential labor force, but they produce more than two-thirds of global GDP, according to Madsen. Meanwhile, nearly a quarter of the world’s potential labor force lives in South ...
Does labor need a ‘new’ New Deal?
People's World - 10/18/2016 12:13:13 PM
The country is about ... the demands of organized labor – especially the higher wages that were necessary to sustain the growing consumerism that was the motor of the new economy. The labor movement that came out of World War II was very different ...
Labor Force By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
Other countries with world-leading labor force populations are Indonesia (121,900,000 laborers), Brazil (108,000,000), Bangladesh (80,270,000), Russia (75,430,000), Japan (65,870,000), Pakistan (61,550,000), and Nigeria (55,780,000). In countries such as ...