|17||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||34,790,000|
|88||United Arab Emirates||4,111,000|
|90||Papua New Guinea||3,896,000|
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
Women Participation in Labor Force Lags Men at All Ages, Study Shows
Yahoo Finance - 3/7/2014 3:00:38 PM
A widely released report by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Mercer reveals females have lower labor force participation rates than males across all age groups. Throughout most of adult life, women’s participation lies around the ...
Where women work, and don’t: A map of female labor force participation around the world
Washington Post - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
Any country where it's hard for women to work, whether because they're pressured to stay home ... Akshat Rathi, writing at Quartz, is not the first person to make this case, but he makes it well. “To a certain extent, men control women’s lives.
Study estimates trade-off between pension age and labor force participation policies
News-Medical - 3/6/2014 4:46:12 AM
In Europe and many other areas of the developed world, birth rates have dropped ... the trade-off between pension age and labor force participation policies. Scherbov says, "In many European countries, without new policies to increase labor ...
Economy driven by less educated !
The Daily Star - 3/7/2014 6:13:54 PM
THOUGH astonishing but it is true, that the less educated segment of the population in Bangladesh contributes more to the national economy than the higher educated ones. A World Bank report, after having analyzed a survey of the country's labour force said ...
Econometer takes on labor force drop
U-T San Diego - 2/28/2014 6:58:00 PM
Whether the economy benefits from a shrinking labor force depends a great deal on why it is getting smaller and if it is affordable. The most popular and expected reason is the retiring post World War ... outlook for the country, we would ...
World's poorest countries to face labour force explosion
unmultimedia.org - 11/19/2013 11:56:44 PM
The world's poorest countries need to create decent jobs to break the cycle of poverty and avoid social instability, according to the latest report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Forty-nine countries are currently ...
PH creating jobs for other countries
Inquirer Opinion - 3/5/2014 4:00:16 PM
He highlighted foreign direct investments (FDI) in 2004-2011 (8 years) in Indonesia ($4.5 billion), Thailand ($4.5 billion) Vietnam ($5.3 billion) and Singapore ... rice production at that time. Our balance of trade with Vietnam says we are a net importer ...
To avoid very high pension ages, enable more to work
Science Blog - 3/5/2014 1:15:37 PM
In Europe and many other areas of the developed world, birth rates have dropped ... estimated the trade-off between pension age and labor force participation policies. Scherbov says, “In many European countries, without new policies to increase labor ...
Qatar's World Cup preparations shouldn't include abusing its workers
Los Angeles Times - 2/27/2014 9:19:21 AM
Nepal, another big supplier of Qatar's labor force, recorded the deaths of ... has joined others in criticizing Qatar, and the country recently extended limited worker safety protections at World Cup stadiums and training facilities that are ...
The US Labor Force: One Foot in the Third World
Counter Punch - 6/2/2005 11:58:40 PM
The US labor force already has one foot in the third world. By 2024 the US will be a has-been country. PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS has held a number of academic appointments and has contributed to numerous scholarly publications. He served as Assistant Secretary of ...
20 countries with the largest labour force
Yahoo! - 4/30/2013 9:56:35 AM
China tops the list of countries with the biggest labour force. This country is not just known as the most populated country in the world, but also a nation with most number of workers. China is considered to be the world’s largest exporter and importer ...
Qatar warned over World Cup labor laws
CNN - 6/12/2012 1:55:18 PM
"The Ministry has received no complaint of forced labor and it is inconceivable that such a thing exists in Qatar as the worker may break his contract and return to his country whenever he wishes and the employer cannot force him to remain in ...
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. : Women Participation in Labor Force Lags Men at All Ages, Study Shows
4 Traders - 3/7/2014 2:46:19 PM
A widely released report by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Mercer reveals females have lower labor force participation rates than ... which assesses the quality of human capital across 122 countries. "The study brings to light the ...
United workers of the world
The Economist - 6/15/2012 7:28:10 PM
THE working world was much cosier in 1980 ... Retirements will take 12m college-educated workers out of the labour force by 2030. In many countries the labour force will even shrink. Rapid productivity improvements will be necessary to maintain income ...
A map showing gender inequality around the world
Io9.com - 1/29/2014 7:04:56 PM
The numbers on the map correspond to each country's Gender Inequality Index (GII), a figure derived from a number of factors, including the maternal mortality rate, the number of seats women hold in government bodies, and the labor force participation rate.