|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
The countries with the biggest labor forces
Market Watch - 8/29/2014 4:59:23 AM
A labor force is the number of people available for work ... Based on the most recent data from the CIA’s World Factbook, these are the countries with the largest labor forces in the world:
Conservative Group Protests Labor Day by Working
Opposing Views - 9/1/2014 5:27:26 PM
Americans work more than citizens of any country in the industrialized world ... closed doors and force workers to either join up or be fired. At the Freedom Foundation, we celebrate freedom of choice and transparency, ideals the labor movement has ...
Only 2% of youth labour force find formal work
Ghana Web - 8/26/2014 4:37:17 PM
Joyce Awuah, an Employment Services Manager of MTN, has said data from the World Bank indicate that only 2 percent of the 250,000 youth in the country’s labour force succeed in landing jobs in the formal sector. She said the fact that some youth have ...
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 ...
U.S. Will Have Something Other Countries Want: A Big Labor Surplus
Businessweek - 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 ...
Labor Day - a day of rest and remembrance
Examiner - 9/1/2014 6:46:11 PM
Today is Labor Day ... daily with most of the countries around the world. It is only when we look back to our rather rough beginnings that we realize how far we have really come. So today, to all those currently in the work force, those who built our ...
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 history of 'Labor Day'
Daily Journal - 9/1/2014 6:57:31 AM
While most holidays are a chance for workers to take time off to remember veterans, the founding of our country ... "The vital force of labor added materially to the highest standard of living and the greatest production the world has ever known and ...
Report: Most unfair countries for women
USA Today - 11/2/2013 5:28:52 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 more than ...
Happy Labor Day
New York Post - 9/1/2014 5:10:08 AM
The reality of the American labor force is far more complicated ... These men and women built this magnificent country and remain the most productive workers in the world. What we owe them most is an economy that opens opportunities for them to move ...
The 25 Most Miserable Places In The World
The Business Insider - 2/21/2013 11:56:00 PM
However, thanks to a government that employs nearly half of its labor force, Belarus has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world. Burkina Faso has a large population and very limited natural resources. The country's economy depends on agriculture ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/6/2007 11:53:29 PM
Countries Transformed This change in lifestyle is most evident in the South Pacific. On the list of “fattest” countries ... regional office and by the International Obesity Task Force, a London-based think tank, also point to several other factors ...
Travel smart this Labor Day weekend
AF.mil - 8/26/2014 8:04:53 PM
8/26/2014 - SHAW AIR FORCE BASE ... bit of summer before fall spreads across the country; potentially that last chance to barbeque, or go to the beach. Airmen may be traveling across the world this Labor Day, and travel safety should be taken into account ...
A Look at the Labor Day’s History
Clarksville Online - 9/1/2014 12:41:07 PM
It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country ... force of labor added materially to the highest standard of living and the greatest production the world has ...
Labor Day: A time to forget what’s not in your wallet
Toledo Blade - 8/30/2014 3:10:49 AM
things the world could emulate. More than a century ago, a national holiday was established to recognize what the U.S. Department of Labor Web site calls “the vital force of labor” in fortifying the country with growth and prosperity. The department ...