|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
ILO, World Bank demand labor changes in Bangladesh
Washington Post - 5/17/2013 11:26:47 PM
The International Labor Organization and World Bank have refused to let Bangladesh join a textile industry monitoring program until the country overhauls its labor laws and conditions for unions improve, according to a top ILO official. The strict stance ...
Will Labor Force Participation Bounce Back?
econintersect.com - 5/15/2013 6:39:50 AM
The most recent U.S. recession and recovery have been accompanied by a sharp decline in the labor force participation rate. The largest declines have occurred in states with the largest job losses. This suggests that some of the recent drop in the national ...
Good governance applies to all, not just poor countries, says Labour
The Guardian - 5/16/2013 3:39:41 AM
Labour is calling on the UN high-level panel on the future of development to focus on inequality and provide a new definition of good governance that not only applies to governments in developing countries, but donors, multinational companies ...
Let’s halt the flow of our labor force to foreign countries
ubpost.mongolnews.mn - 5/14/2013 3:20:35 AM
The Employment Service Center (ESC), operating under the Ministry of Labor, the Representative Agency of Korean Industry and Human Resources Secretariat, and the Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Mongolia (KCCIM) held a “Let’s live and work in ...
Dwindling labor force may rebound, Fed says, but it could take years
Oregonian - 5/13/2013 6:16:34 PM
New research from the Federal Reserve explores whether labor force participation will ever bounce back. Its conclusion: probably, but it will take a few years. The percentage of Oregonians in the labor force hit a historic low in February ...
Bangladesh faces loss of U.S. tariff breaks because of labor conditions
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 5/17/2013 2:48:24 AM
WASHINGTON • The Obama administration may strip Bangladesh of import breaks following deadly accidents in the country's textile industry, another sign of the pressure building on the Southeast Asian nation to improve labor conditions. The move was ...
Labour Day in the US
DAWN Group - 5/18/2013 2:25:44 AM
Actively supported by the then government, the unions had gained so much strength that the entrepreneurs were compelled to agree to their unjustified demands in order to escape damage to the plant machinery and equipment by them and consequent ...
Rising debt and falling aid force poor countries to cut spending on health and farmers
Benzinga - 5/17/2013 7:41:53 AM
Cuts in health spending meanwhile will undermine recent progress to combat malaria and HIV and AIDS and to reduce the number of children dying before their fifth birthday. Putting Progress at Risk is based on data from a new Government Spending Watch ...
Developing World’s Share of Global Investment to Triple by 2030, Says New World Bank Report
The World Bank Group - 5/16/2013 10:30:42 PM
“We know from the experience of countries as diverse as South Korea, Indonesia, Brazil, Turkey and South Africa the pivotal role investment plays in driving long-term growth. In less than a generation, global investment will be dominated by the ...
French Lawmakers Loosen Labor Rules in a Victory for the President
New York Times - 5/15/2013 2:53:45 PM
The upper house of Parliament easily passed a version of the labor bill already ... overhaul that European Union leaders are urging to increase employment and growth in France, which is being given two more years to get its budget deficit ...
Apple's Foxconn factory conditions improving but employees still working more hours than China's legal limit: labor group
New York Daily News - 5/16/2013 9:54:54 PM
WASHINGTON -- A labor group Apple Inc. joined to assess working conditions at three manufacturing plants in China, where its products are made, says conditions are improving. But employees are still working more hours than the country's legal limit.
Developing World Investment to Rise
Voice of America - 5/17/2013 2:08:26 PM
The demographic bulge in different countries will progress at different paces. And the big question that should concern us all is what will happen to the major drivers of growth and development ... finance and the real economy.”
Tour errs in saying Northern Ireland can have its own World Cup team
FOX News - 5/17/2013 9:25:05 PM
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – It turns out Northern Ireland won't have its own team for the World Cup. A press release issued by the International Federation of PGA Tours last week during The Players Championship said that England, Scotland, Wales ...
Amanpour to girls: It's time to power the world
CNN - 5/17/2013 3:41:29 PM
CNN Films' "Girl Rising," airing June 16, tells the stories of Amina and other girls from around the world and how the power of education can change the world. Learn more about the girls' inspiring stories. (CNN)-- Dear Girls of the World, There ...