|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
Unemployment Rises to Alarming Levels in Palestine, says World Bank
Hispanic Business - 9/20/2014 9:19:37 AM
JERUSALEM, September 16, 2014 (WAFA) – 'In the labor force, one out of six Palestinians in the West Bank and nearly every second person in Gaza were unemployed even before the recent conflict," said Steen Lau Jorgensen, World Bank Country Director for ...
Egypt’s industrial policies discourage employment: World Bank report
Daily News Egypt - 9/20/2014 10:38:22 AM
World Bank’s country director for Egypt ... leading to frustration among educated labour force and culminating the revolution, World Bank said. Egypt’s youth are facing major challenges, as the unemployment rate registered 13.3% during the second ...
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
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 countries ...
Our temp labour rates second in world
The Age - 9/20/2014 6:34:59 AM
Australia now has the second highest percentage of temporary workers anywhere in the world ... countries surveyed, with over 75 per cent of temporary employees satisfied with their employment. Dominic Williams, a data analyst working on a temporary labour ...
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 ...
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 ...
Report: Most unfair countries for women
USA Today - 11/2/2013 1:32:39 PM
the nations also tended to among the worst countries for women overall. Nine of them had among the world's worst labor force participation rates. Similarly, in half of the nations more than half of all women were illiterate, according to the latest ...
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 ...
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.
Export Powerhouse Feels Pangs of Labor Strife
New York Times - 8/24/2012 12:25:44 AM
But they were also protecting two ingredients of a manufacturing formula that has quietly made Bangladesh a leading apparel exporter to the United States and Europe: cheap labor and foreign ... densely populated countries in the world.
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 in the world ... s labor force is employed ...
World Bank: Ebola’s Economic Impact Could Be ‘Catastrophic’
Time - 9/16/2014 11:57:40 PM
In its report, the organization said Ebola could have up to an $809 million impact on the three countries ... from what the World Bank calls “aversion behaviors,” including the tendency for people to drop out of the labor force as they seek refuge ...
United workers of the world
The Economist online - 6/16/2012 5:36:38 AM
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 ...
Speech by World Bank Managing Director and COO Sri Mulyani Indrawati at the Singapore Summit
The World Bank - 9/18/2014 11:55:18 PM
In addition, their societies and labor force are aging. China’s labor force ... socio-economic position than in many other parts of the world. One reason could be that most East Asian countries managed to maintain low cost public education with ...
U.S. Labor Force: Where Have All the Workers Gone?
The Huffington Post - 8/12/2014 4:25:16 PM
The numbers of long-term unemployed are still higher than at any previous peak since World War II ... that get the country growing again will help strengthen the labor market, raise wages, and bring people back into the labor force. Labor supply measures ...