|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 Bank: Bulgaria can achieve faster, more inclusive and sustainable growth
The Sofia Globe - 1/24/2015 10:24:56 AM
Faster growth in Bulgaria is possible with an improved business environment, better transport infrastructure, and a labour force with adequate skills, according to preliminary findings of the World Bank’s Bulgaria Systematic Country Diagnostic report.
World's 10 freest economies, India lags behind
Rediff India Abroad - 1/29/2015 3:38:09 AM
and labour freedom. It however has a lower score for freedom from corruption. The country has progressed well in economic freedom by 2.1 points, the largest score increase among the 10 freest economies. It efforts to build a world-class financial center ...
Education, healthcare key to 'Make in India' a success: World Bank
Firstpost - 1/21/2015 9:24:04 AM
New Delhi: Thrust on education and healthcare will be the key to success of the government's 'Make in India' programme, helping the country's labour force become globally competitive, World Bank said today. "I think the key is to focus on quality of ...
Dispatches: Wrong Message to Uzbekistan on Forced Labor
Human Rights Watch - 1/28/2015 6:34:07 PM
A report reveals that the World Bank’s Inspection Panel ... won’t investigate whether the bank is perpetuating forced labor in Uzbekistan, even though its initial examination found that bank projects in the country may be doing just that.
India ranked world's 128th freest economy
oneindia.com - 1/28/2015 6:16:49 AM
India is a significant force in world trade, but its economy continues to operate far below its potential. In a poll, 96 percent of Indians said chronic corruption was holding back their country. Corruption has had a negative effect on government ...
What the Labor Movement Has to Do to Become a Major Force Again
Alter Net - 1/20/2015 11:58:34 PM
This article was commissioned as part of "American Labor at a Crossroads ... in the Western world. At its most broad and socially creative, the labor question considered the essential relationship between the great waged work force and the nation ...
Pakistan ranks bottom for countries with women managers: ILO Report
Dawn - 1/15/2015 9:41:20 PM
According to a new study by the International Labor Organization (ILO) Pakistan ranks last among countries where ... of female bosses in the world, with 59.3 per cent of the women of the island nation’s management force being female.
Labor-force participation may hold key to Fed moves, Eichengreen says
Market Watch - 1/23/2015 4:09:43 PM
I’ve been wondering whether the labor force participation rate may begin to rise again ... It’s important to recall that the SNB is a small central bank of a small country in the grand scheme of things. If [the SNB] making a surprise move can wrong ...
Labor in the Age of Robots
PROJECT SYNDICATE - 1/21/2015 11:57:23 PM
Adapting the labor market to a world of increasingly automated workplaces will be one of the defining challenges of our era. Yet no country can afford to ignore ... In addition to training the labor force for an age of further automation, sustainable ...
Lebanon's migrant workers move to form labour union
Al JAZEERA - 1/26/2015 1:35:50 PM
Migrant domestic workers in Lebanon are pushing to form the first labour union in the Arab world after being subjected to beatings ... of Workers' Unions in Lebanon (FENASOL), which says the country has a quarter of a million migrant domestic workers ...
China Gender Imbalance ‘Most Serious’ in the World
China Digital Times - 1/26/2015 7:37:55 AM
which has also contributed to the rapid decline in the size of the country’s labor force. Xin Zhou at Bloomberg News reports: China is paying the economic price for its 36-year-old one-child policy, with the third-straight yearly decline in its labor ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Important Group the Leaders of the Economic World Didn't Invite to Davos
Mic - 1/22/2015 12:33:10 AM
That's right — a mere 17% of the attendees of the World Economic Forum's 2015 meeting in ... the labor force and currently compose 43% of the agricultural labor force of developing countries, according to UN Women. Furthermore, per capita income would ...
World Economy Needs 280 Million Jobs in Next Five Years, ILO Says
The Wall Street Journal - 1/21/2015 5:16:31 PM
Including “new labor market entrants ... jobs gap and to absorb the increase in the labor force,” the report said. The ILO’s World Employment Social Outlook includes a trove of data about countries around the world. The total number of unemployed ...