|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
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USA Today - 11/23/2014 8:10:53 AM
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Hindustan Times - 11/20/2014 1:50:52 PM
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Let Old Labor Die
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Yahoo News - 11/17/2014 7:02:14 PM
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