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Definition: This entry contains the total labor force figure.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Labor force varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Labor force bar chart

 

Country NameLabor forceYear of Estimate
China797,600,0002014
India487,300,0002013
United States155,400,0002014
Indonesia120,000,0002013
Brazil107,300,0002013
Bangladesh78,620,0002014
Russia75,290,0002013
Japan65,620,0002013
Pakistan59,210,0002014
Vietnam52,930,0002013
Nigeria51,530,0002011
Mexico51,480,0002013
Ethiopia45,650,0002013
Germany44,200,0002013
Philippines41,330,0002013
Thailand39,380,0002013
Congo, Democratic Republic of the35,180,0002013
Burma34,310,0002013
United Kingdom30,150,0002013
France29,940,0002013
Turkey27,910,0002014
Iran27,720,0002014
Egypt27,690,0002013
Korea, South25,860,0002013
Italy25,740,0002013
Tanzania25,590,0002013
Colombia23,750,0002013
Spain23,200,0002013
Ukraine22,170,0002013
Kenya19,670,0002013
Canada19,080,0002013
South Africa18,540,0002013
Poland18,220,0002013
Uganda17,400,0002013
Argentina17,320,0002014
Uzbekistan16,990,0002013
Peru16,160,0002014
Nepal16,000,0002014
Venezuela14,010,0002013
Malaysia13,190,0002013
Korea, North12,600,0002014
Australia12,440,0002013
Ghana12,070,0002013
Sudan11,920,0002007
Morocco11,730,0002013
Taiwan11,550,0002013
Algeria11,150,0002013
Mozambique10,550,0002013
Madagascar9,504,0002007
Romania9,451,0002013
Kazakhstan9,022,0002013
Angola9,018,0002013
Iraq8,900,0002010
Sri Lanka8,528,0002013
Cameroon8,426,0002013
Saudi Arabia8,412,0002014
Chile8,367,0002013
Netherlands7,939,0002013
Cote d'Ivoire7,928,0002013
Cambodia7,900,0002011
Afghanistan7,512,0002012
Yemen7,100,0002013
Ecuador6,953,0002013
Burkina Faso6,668,0002014
Zambia6,275,0002013
Senegal6,096,0002013
Malawi5,747,0002007
Guinea5,409,0002013
Portugal5,395,0002013
Czech Republic5,304,0002013
Cuba5,233,0002014
Belgium5,150,0002013
Sweden5,107,0002013
Syria5,014,0002013
Belarus5,000,0002009
Switzerland4,976,0002013
Bolivia4,922,0002012
Greece4,918,0002013
Dominican Republic4,912,0002013
Haiti4,810,0002014
Niger4,688,0002007
Azerbaijan4,680,0002012
United Arab Emirates4,588,0002014
Guatemala4,465,0002013
Rwanda4,446,0002007
Chad4,293,0002007
Hungary4,263,0002013
Burundi4,245,0002007
Papua New Guinea4,077,0002013
Tunisia3,974,0002013
Zimbabwe3,939,0002013
Hong Kong3,873,0002013
Austria3,737,0002013
Benin3,662,0002007
Honduras3,507,0002013
Israel3,493,0002013
Somalia3,447,0002007
Singapore3,444,0002014
Laos3,373,0002013
Mali3,241,0002007
Paraguay3,190,0002013
Nicaragua3,039,0002013
Eritrea2,955,0002012
Congo, Republic of the2,890,0002011
Denmark2,795,0002013
El Salvador2,738,0002013
Slovakia2,727,0002013
Norway2,707,0002014
Finland2,685,0002013
Togo2,595,0002007
Bulgaria2,551,0002013
New Zealand2,413,0002013
Kuwait2,380,0002014
Kyrgyzstan2,344,0002007
Turkmenistan2,300,0002008
Costa Rica2,222,0002014
Tajikistan2,209,0002013
Sierra Leone2,207,0002007
Ireland2,161,0002013
Central African Republic2,082,0002011
Georgia1,959,0002011
Jordan1,898,0002013
Croatia1,715,0002013
Serbia1,703,0002013
Uruguay1,700,0002013
Libya1,644,0002013
Panama1,540,0002014
Bosnia and Herzegovina1,490,0002012
Lebanon1,481,0002014
Lithuania1,452,0002013
Qatar1,424,0002013
Armenia1,394,0002013
Liberia1,372,0002007
Mauritania1,318,0002007
Botswana1,308,0002013
Puerto Rico1,286,0002012
Jamaica1,261,0002013
Moldova1,206,0002013
Albania1,098,0002013
Mongolia1,037,0002011
Latvia1,022,0002013
Oman968,8002014
Macedonia960,7002013
Slovenia913,4002013
Namibia880,4002013
Lesotho874,2002013
Gambia, The777,1002007
Bahrain716,5002014
Estonia692,9002013
Mauritius637,6002013
Guinea-Bissau632,7002007
Gabon629,1002013
Trinidad and Tobago621,0002013
Swaziland424,1002011
East Timor418,2002009
Macau367,8002013
Bhutan336,4002014
Fiji335,0002007
Guyana313,1002009
Djibouti294,6002012
Montenegro251,3002011
Comoros233,5002011
Luxembourg208,8002014
Brunei205,8002011
Solomon Islands202,5002007
Bahamas, The196,9002013
Cape Verde196,1002007
Equatorial Guinea195,2002007
Malta190,4002013
Iceland181,1002013
Suriname165,6002007
Western Sahara144,0002010
Barbados141,8002013
Belize120,5002014
Vanuatu115,9002007
New Caledonia106,4002010
Saint Lucia79,7002012
Grenada59,9002013
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines57,5202007
Sao Tome and Principe52,4902007
Monaco52,4902014
Samoa47,9302011
Tonga39,9602007
Seychelles39,5602006
Cayman Islands39,0002014
Andorra36,0602012
Liechtenstein35,8302012
Antigua and Barbuda30,0001991
Greenland28,6002011
Dominica25,0002000
San Marino21,9602013
Saint Kitts and Nevis18,1701995
Palau9,7772005
Kiribati7,8702014
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)5,2462006
Tuvalu3,6152004
Holy See (Vatican City)2,8322011