|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
Official says China to boost military budget by 10 percent
Star-Herald - 3/4/2015 9:24:22 AM
Despite such assurances, China's spending draws comparisons to trends among other countries ... world's biggest arms importer in recent years, increased its spending this year by 11 percent to $40 billion, with big increases for the navy and air force.
The 10 worst countries for women
Market Watch - 12/12/2014 4:56:33 AM
28 (tied-8th worst) Labor force participation (m/f): 74% / 26% Literacy rate (m/f): 83% / 50% Percent women in parliament: 0% Yemen is the world’s worst country for women in 2014, according to the WEF. In addition to being one of the worst countries in ...
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
Up top, I've mapped out the most recent data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators on female labor force participation rates. In red countries, less than half of over-14 women are working. In blue countries, it's more than half. In purple ...
Nigeria: 1.65 Million Nigerians Displaced By Boko Haram - FG
AllAfrica - 3/4/2015 8:19:57 AM
The federal government said yesterday that about 650,000 persons from the north-eastern parts of the country have been displaced ... by the spokespersons for the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Labour Organization, the Human Rights ...
How changing demographics affect the US labor force
The Boston Globe - 1/14/2015 10:11:09 PM
The report, published in December, charts the decline in labor force participation since the end of World War II. It found that since ... Women’s increased participation in the country’s workforce fueled the growth in total participation during the ...
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 ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/7/2007 11:59:27 PM
Studies conducted by the WHO Western Pacific regional office and by the International Obesity Task Force ... in countries that are undergoing economical development,” he says. Rural workers moving to urban areas perform less physical labor and supplant ...
U.S. Will Have Something Other Countries Want: A Big Labor Surplus
Bloomberg - 7/2/2014 4:52:25 PM
which are based on population growth and labor force participation rates. The report says what countries would need to do in order to bring labor supply and demand into balance. For Germany, the suggested measures for dealing with its projected labor ...
Backpackers, illegal labour cruelling Seasonal Worker Program for islander countries: World Bank
ABC Online - 2/18/2015 1:05:35 AM
Ready access to backpackers keen to extend their holiday and a failure to curb the use of illegal labour are to blame for the limited uptake of a Government scheme to encourage farmers to hire Pacific Islanders, a World Bank report has found. The ...
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 ...
The 25 Most Miserable Places In The World
The Business Insider - 2/22/2013 4:23:51 PM
The misery index, a crude economic measure created by Arthur Orkum ... and gold — the mining sector employs only 3 percent of the country's labor force. Since there isn't much else going on, almost half of Namibia's workers are without jobs.
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. However, compared to the poorest countries ... 80% of Eritrea’s labor force is employed ...
Taking STEPs to Improve Employment Outcomes in Uzbekistan
The World Bank - 2/2/2015 8:05:25 AM
Uzbekistan’s labor force is projected to increase by 3.9 million people ... learning among skilled employees are ongoing challenges faced by nearly every country in the world. In Uzbekistan, a team of experts from the World Bank Group partnered with ...
World's 10 biggest economies, India at No 3
Rediff India Abroad - 8/12/2013 11:59:37 PM
With a highly skilled labour force and high level of innovation ... Click NEXT to read more... A developed country, France has the world's fifth-largest and Europe's second-largest economy by nominal GDP. Citizens enjoy a high standard of living, high ...