Country Comparison > Labor force

RankCountryLabor force
1China907,500,032
2India513,700,000
3United States158,600,000
4Indonesia125,000,000
5Brazil101,900,000
6Bangladesh83,590,000
7Russia76,900,000
8Japan65,930,000
9Pakistan65,100,000
10Nigeria58,800,000
11Vietnam54,930,000
12Mexico53,740,000
13Ethiopia50,970,000
14Germany45,300,000
15Philippines43,190,000
16Thailand38,450,000
17Burma37,150,000
18United Kingdom33,170,000
19Egypt31,960,000
20Congo, Democratic Republic of the31,080,000
21Turkey30,540,000
22France30,480,000
23Iran29,750,000
24Tanzania26,960,000
25Korea, South26,240,000
26Italy25,600,000
27Colombia24,430,000
28Spain22,890,000
29South Africa21,700,000
30Canada19,420,000
31Uganda19,030,000
32Kenya18,660,000
33Uzbekistan18,100,000
34Ukraine18,040,000
35Poland17,780,000
36Argentina17,710,000
37Peru17,120,000
38Nepal15,600,000
39Malaysia14,770,000
40Venezuela14,120,000
41Korea, North14,000,000
42Mozambique13,310,000
43Madagascar12,980,000
44Australia12,630,000
45Morocco12,230,000
46Saudi Arabia12,020,000
47Ghana11,990,000
48Sudan11,920,000
49Algeria11,780,000
50Taiwan11,730,000
51Angola10,850,000
52Cameroon9,612,000
53Romania9,133,000
54Sri Lanka9,062,000
55Kazakhstan8,964,000
56Netherlands8,942,000
57Iraq8,900,000
58Chile8,777,000
59Cote d'Ivoire8,543,000
60Zimbabwe8,098,000
61Afghanistan7,983,000
62Burkina Faso7,942,000
63Yemen7,470,000
64Zambia7,116,000
65Malawi7,000,000
66Senegal6,737,000
67Cambodia6,643,000
68Niger6,500,000
69Mali6,283,000
70Rwanda6,030,000
71Chad5,457,000
72Guinea5,392,000
73Belgium5,272,000
74Burundi5,255,000
75United Arab Emirates5,242,000
76Portugal5,167,000
77Cuba5,117,000
78Dominican Republic5,113,000
79Bolivia4,993,000
80Azerbaijan4,961,000
81Sweden4,898,000
82Ecuador4,848,000
83Greece4,761,000
84Guatemala4,623,000
85Haiti4,594,000
86Hungary4,564,000
87Belarus4,381,000
88Papua New Guinea4,365,000
89Tunisia4,038,000
90Austria3,944,000
91Israel3,927,000
92Hong Kong3,911,000
93Switzerland3,843,000
94Benin3,662,000
95Singapore3,661,000
96Honduras3,625,000
97Laos3,500,000
98Syria3,370,000
99Paraguay3,291,000
100Serbia3,141,000
101Somalia3,109,000
102Bulgaria3,017,000
103Nicaragua3,013,000
104Denmark2,939,000
105Norway2,794,000
106El Salvador2,788,000
107Kyrgyzstan2,778,000
108Slovakia2,724,000
109Sierra Leone2,678,000
110Finland2,675,000
111Eritrea2,620,000
112Togo2,595,000
113New Zealand2,562,000
114Kuwait2,546,000
115Central African Republic2,421,000
116Turkmenistan2,305,000
117Tajikistan2,295,000
118Costa Rica2,295,000
119Jordan2,205,000
120Ireland2,181,000
121Georgia2,022,000
122Congo, Republic of the1,807,000
123Uruguay1,736,000
124Qatar1,691,000
125Liberia1,654,000
126Lebanon1,628,000
127Panama1,611,000
128Croatia1,610,000
129Armenia1,559,000
130Bosnia and Herzegovina1,480,000
131Lithuania1,459,000
132Mauritania1,356,000
133Jamaica1,312,000
134Mongolia1,240,000
135Moldova1,220,000
136Namibia1,210,000
137Albania1,179,000
138Botswana1,177,000
139Gaza Strip1,157,000
140Libya1,153,000
141Puerto Rico1,139,000
142Oman968,800
143Latvia957,100
144Macedonia950,300
145Slovenia926,600
146Lesotho919,900
147West Bank828,000
148Bahrain809,700
149Gambia, The777,100
150Guinea-Bissau731,300
151Gabon674,700
152Estonia651,200
153Mauritius624,700
154Trinidad and Tobago615,000
155Kosovo483,200
156Macau400,000
157Bhutan353,000
158Guyana313,800
159Swaziland295,200
160Djibouti294,600
161Luxembourg272,000
162Montenegro263,200
163East Timor259,800
164Comoros245,200
165Brunei203,600
166Solomon Islands202,500
167Bahamas, The196,900
168Cape Verde196,100
169Equatorial Guinea195,200
170Maldives195,100
171Iceland195,000
172Malta192,800
173Suriname144,000
174Western Sahara144,000
175Barbados142,500
176French Polynesia126,300
177Belize120,500
178New Caledonia119,500
179Vanuatu115,900
180Saint Lucia79,700
181Curacao73,010
182Sao Tome and Principe70,620
183Guam70,490
184Grenada59,900
185Saint Vincent and the Grenadines57,520
186Jersey53,380
187Monaco52,000
188Aruba51,610
189Virgin Islands50,580
190Samoa49,180
191Isle of Man41,790
192Andorra39,750
193Seychelles39,560
194Cayman Islands39,000
195Kiribati39,000
196Liechtenstein38,520
197Micronesia, Federated States of37,920
198Tonga33,800
199Bermuda33,490
200Guernsey31,470
201Antigua and Barbuda30,000
202Faroe Islands28,900
203Northern Mariana Islands27,970
204Greenland26,840
205Dominica25,000
206Gibraltar24,420
207Sint Maarten23,200
208San Marino21,960
209Saint Kitts and Nevis18,170
210Saint Martin17,300
211American Samoa16,090
212British Virgin Islands12,770
213Palau11,610
214Marshall Islands10,670
215Cook Islands6,820
216Anguilla6,049
217Turks and Caicos Islands4,848
218Holy See (Vatican City)4,822
219Montserrat4,521
220Tuvalu3,615
221Saint Pierre and Miquelon3,194
222Wallis and Futuna3,104
223Saint Helena2,486
224Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)1,944
225Svalbard1,590
226Norfolk Island978
227Niue663
228Tokelau440
229Fiji350.1
230Pitcairn Islands15
231Nauru0
232Cocos (Keeling) Islands0
233Christmas Island0

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, 2017

See also: Labor force map

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