|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
Speech by Albania Country Manager on Business Climate and Investment Attractiveness
The World Bank - 5/24/2016 4:33:27 PM
Albania has seen transformational change in the past two decades – moving from a low income to an upper middle income country ... in 2019. Labor markets are awakening in response to growth, with some rise, though small, in labor force participation ...
These are the countries where millennials will work themselves to death
Sydney Morning Herald - 5/26/2016 1:21:59 AM
A global study released this week by HR consulting firm Manpower Group, and conducted by surveyor Reputation Leaders, found that 12 per cent of the ... older still in the labour force. The study surveyed 19,000 millennials across 25 countries.
French police force open fuel depot amid protests, shortages
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 5/24/2016 10:52:51 PM
PARIS (AP) — French police used water cannons on Tuesday to disperse projectile-throwing protesters blocking a key fuel depot on the Mediterranean, as gasoline shortages spread around the country amid increasingly tense labor actions. Strikes have spread ...
Global Deindustrialization Threatens the Development of Poor Countries
The Huffington Post - 5/19/2016 4:22:05 AM
This is especially problematic in a region like Sub-Saharan Africa where the labor force is expected to ... well prevent the poorest people in the world from getting out of poverty. What can be done? In developed countries, the transition period will ...
The Countries With the Most Women in the Boardroom
Jewish Business News - 5/23/2016 6:00:32 PM
Women have been struggling to break into company boardrooms across the developed world for years. In an effort to address ... How has female representation in the US labor force evolved over the past 4 decades or so? Census Bureau data published recently ...
Real World Economics: Curious voters raise good questions
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 5/21/2016 5:12:48 PM
First, the usual reason is that the number of people actually earning minimum wage at its current level is a small fraction of the total national labor force; the total wages ... for inflation in the 1970s. Real World Economics: Farm bust coming ...
UCLA Labor Center graduates 50 new activists for workers
People's World - 5/24/2016 6:27:59 PM
LOS ANGELES - The labor studies program at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) is sending 50 new graduates this year into the labor force. The graduating class ... L.A. a premier labor center in the country. The Labor Center has grown from ...
World’s Largest Wealth Fund Getting Squeezed By Socialist Lawmakers To Purge Coal
The Daily Caller - 5/23/2016 7:04:58 PM
The Socialist Left and the Green Party in Norway are browbeating the country’s massive wealth fund ... New rules could force the fund to get rid of assets from the world’s largest thermal coal producers, Glencore Plc and BHP Billiton.
Gas Runs Low in France as Protesters Block Refineries in Labor Battle
New York Times - 5/25/2016 8:35:39 PM
The blockade of the refineries led the government to use force to try to disperse ... Mr. Martinez said the leaders of seven of the country’s largest unions had demanded a meeting with Mr. Hollande to discuss the new labor law. While Mr. Hollande appears ...
No country for academics: Chinese crackdown forces intellectuals abroad
The Guardian - 5/24/2016 4:44:47 AM
Until about 12 months ago China’s top universities “remained islands of relative freedom”, said Cohen, who has studied the Asian country for nearly six decades ... Activists, journalists, bloggers, feminists, labour campaigners, religious ...
Here’s Why It’s Up To Women to Save the Global Economy
FORTUNE - 5/17/2016 11:12:29 AM
On Tuesday, the McKinsey Global Institute published a paper that argues that if women around the world were to “participate in the world of work to an identical extent as men,” by “erasing current gaps in labour-force participation rates, hours ...
France's government faces survival vote over labor reform
Beatrice Daily Sun - 5/12/2016 2:17:22 PM
PARIS (AP) — One by one, countries across Europe have stripped away worker ... His government is trying to force a labor law through parliament including longer workdays, easier layoffs, weaker unions, but it must survive a no-confidence vote first.
France's government survives vote over labor reform
San Jose Mercury News - 5/12/2016 6:17:45 AM
PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Thursday survived a no-confidence vote prompted by a divisive labor reform, as tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in the country's major ... in a globalized world. A rain-drenched ...
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.
For Washington Post, cheap labor is key to Mideast peace
972 Magazine - 5/20/2016 10:25:58 AM
Moreover, the story of Jordanian workers in Eilat shows how Israel turns to Jordan only when the cheapest, most easily exploited labor force — Palestinians — is not available. The situation in the West Bank is unique when compared to other countries ...