|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
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 ...
Look at the stats: America resembles a poor country
Salon - 12/10/2013 1:37:41 PM
Last week, President Obama gave one of the most ... Three decades of trickledown economics; the monopolization, privatization and deregulation of industry; and the destruction of labor protection has resulted in 50 million Americans living ...
Global labour force lacks right skills to support business
mynewsdesk.com - 12/9/2013 3:40:34 PM
“The Hays Global Skills Index highlights a major paradox in the world’s skilled labour markets. Employers across the globe are struggling to find enough people with the right set of skills for the posts they have available, even as millions of people ...
20 countries with the largest labour force
Yahoo! - 4/30/2013 9:56:35 AM
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Iran to send labor force to 10 countries
Payvand Iran News - 7/27/2013 5:01:56 PM
He further added Iranian Foreign Ministry is searching for different opportunities across the world for sending Iranian experts. Iran has sent 1300 labor force to other countries in 2012, and plans to increase the figure to 5000 in 2013.
The Most Unfair Countries For Women: 24/7 Wall St.
The Huffington Post - 11/4/2013 5:05:01 PM
24/7 Wall St.: By many measures, the United States is the wealthiest ... The U.S. ranked 23rd in the world for gender equality, behind countries including South Africa, Cuba, and the Philippines. The World Economic Forum (WEF) report, the ...
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 ...
Pakistan 9th largest country in terms of labor force
pakistantoday.com.pk - 9/20/2012 11:59:41 PM
KARACHI - Pakistan being the 9th largest country in terms of labor force size with a total labor force of almost 55 million need to ensure decent work and proper working environment for all its workers, said Francesco d Ovidio, the ILO Country Director for ...
The Price of America Having the Greatest Military in the World? It's Destroying the Country
AlterNet - 10/21/2013 5:35:57 PM
The almost unbelievable record of American militarism since 1945 is that, despite the most sustained and expensive military build-up in the history of the world and the tragic ... East and other parts of South-East Asia have been just as bloody but no ...
Report: Most unfair countries for women
USA Today - 11/2/2013 7:09:05 PM
While the rank is based on the inequality between men and women, 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 ...
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 ...
US labor force participation rate falls to lowest level since 1978
World Socialist Web Site - 9/7/2013 3:33:20 AM
The percentage of the population in the labor force fell to its lowest level in 35 years ... This is seen as a model for cities throughout the country. The collapse of relatively higher-wage, full-time jobs is a product of the policy of the Obama ...
Developing countries to dominate global saving and investment, but the poor will not necessarily share the benefits, says report
The World Bank Group - 5/14/2013 11:58:58 PM
With developing countries on course to add more than ... the lowest dependency ratio in the world. This dividend will end after reaching its peak in 2015. Labor force growth will slow, and by 2040 the region may have one of the highest dependency ratios ...
Qatar defends 2022 World Cup project amid migrant worker abuse claims
CNN - 10/2/2013 11:56:23 PM
(CNN)-- There's nearly a decade to go before a ball is kicked at soccer's 2022 FIFA World ... huge migrant labor force within its borders. Hassan al-Thawadi, secretary general of the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee, defended his country's efforts ...
Robots Become China's Growing Labor Force
Voice of America - 10/11/2013 7:53:40 AM
Even so, while robots can assemble iPhones and weld car frames, some simple tasks like fetching water are still an unconquered frontier for China’s robot workers.