Country Comparison > Labor force

RankCountryLabor force
1China806,700,032
2India521,900,000
3United States160,400,000
4Indonesia126,100,000
5Brazil111,600,000
6Russia76,530,000
7Bangladesh73,410,000
8Japan67,770,000
9Pakistan63,890,000
10Nigeria60,080,000
11Vietnam56,460,000
12Mexico54,510,000
13Ethiopia52,820,000
14Germany45,900,000
15Philippines44,460,000
16Thailand38,370,000
17United Kingdom33,500,000
18Congo, Democratic Republic of the31,360,000
19Turkey31,300,000
20France30,680,000
21Iran30,500,000
22Egypt29,950,000
23Korea, South27,470,000
24Italy25,940,000
25Tanzania24,890,000
26Colombia24,670,000
27Spain22,750,000
28Burma22,300,000
29South Africa22,190,000
30Uganda20,050,000
31Kenya19,820,000
32Canada19,520,000
33Uzbekistan18,120,000
34Argentina18,000,000
35Ukraine17,990,000
36Poland17,600,000
37Peru17,030,000
38Nepal15,600,000
39Malaysia14,940,000
40Venezuela14,210,000
41Korea, North14,000,000
42Madagascar13,400,000
43Mozambique12,980,000
44Australia12,910,000
45Angola12,510,000
46Ghana12,490,000
47Saudi Arabia12,340,000
48Morocco12,000,000
49Sudan11,920,000
50Algeria11,820,000
51Taiwan11,780,000
52Cameroon9,912,000
53Kazakhstan9,147,000
54Romania8,951,000
55Sri Lanka8,937,000
56Iraq8,900,000
57Chile8,881,000
58Cote d'Ivoire8,747,000
59Burkina Faso8,501,000
60Ecuador8,011,000
61Afghanistan7,983,000
62Netherlands7,969,000
63Zimbabwe7,907,000
64Cambodia7,897,000
65Yemen7,425,000
66Malawi7,000,000
67Senegal6,966,000
68Zambia6,898,000
69Guatemala6,664,000
70Niger6,500,000
71Mali6,447,000
72Rwanda6,227,000
73Chad5,654,000
74Guinea5,558,000
75Sweden5,361,000
76United Arab Emirates5,344,000
77Belgium5,324,000
78Portugal5,233,000
79Switzerland5,159,000
80Azerbaijan5,118,000
81Bolivia5,070,000
82Burundi5,012,000
83Greece4,769,000
84Dominican Republic4,732,000
85Cuba4,691,000
86Hungary4,599,000
87Haiti4,594,000
88Belarus4,381,000
89Somalia4,154,000
90Tunisia4,054,000
91Israel4,021,000
92Austria3,997,000
93Hong Kong3,965,000
94Syria3,767,000
95Honduras3,735,000
96Papua New Guinea3,681,000
97Singapore3,668,000
98Benin3,662,000
99Laos3,582,000
100Paraguay3,428,000
101Nicaragua3,046,000
102Denmark2,998,000
103Sierra Leone2,972,000
104Serbia2,920,000
105Kyrgyzstan2,841,000
106Norway2,797,000
107El Salvador2,774,000
108Slovakia2,758,000
109Eritrea2,710,000
110Finland2,695,000
111Kuwait2,695,000
112New Zealand2,655,000
113Togo2,595,000
114Bulgaria2,581,000
115Turkmenistan2,305,000
116Tajikistan2,295,000
117Jordan2,295,000
118Central African Republic2,242,000
119Costa Rica2,229,000
120Ireland2,226,000
121Lebanon2,166,000
122Congo, Republic of the2,055,000
123Georgia1,998,000
124Qatar1,953,000
125Uruguay1,748,000
126Liberia1,677,000
127Panama1,633,000
128Croatia1,552,000
129Bosnia and Herzegovina1,510,000
130Armenia1,507,000
131Lithuania1,467,000
132Mauritania1,437,000
133Albania1,407,000
134Jamaica1,325,000
135Moldova1,295,000
136Mongolia1,240,000
137Gaza Strip1,240,000
138West Bank1,240,000
139Botswana1,177,000
140Puerto Rico1,139,000
141Libya1,114,000
142Latvia990,000
143Oman968,800
144Namibia956,800
145Macedonia950,800
146Slovenia931,200
147Lesotho930,800
148Bahrain831,600
149Gambia, The777,100
150Guinea-Bissau731,300
151Estonia670,200
152Mauritius633,900
153Trinidad and Tobago629,400
154Gabon557,800
155Kosovo483,200
156Swaziland427,900
157Macau400,000
158Fiji353,100
159Bhutan353,000
160Guyana313,800
161Djibouti294,600
162East Timor286,700
163Luxembourg282,800
164Comoros278,500
165Montenegro263,200
166Malta206,300
167Brunei203,600
168Solomon Islands202,500
169Iceland198,700
170Bahamas, The196,900
171Cape Verde196,100
172Equatorial Guinea195,200
173Maldives195,100
174Suriname144,000
175Western Sahara144,000
176Barbados142,900
177French Polynesia126,300
178Belize120,500
179New Caledonia119,500
180Vanuatu115,900
181Saint Lucia79,700
182Curacao73,010
183Sao Tome and Principe72,600
184Guam70,490
185Grenada59,900
186Saint Vincent and the Grenadines57,520
187Jersey53,380
188Monaco52,000
189Aruba51,610
190Samoa50,700
191Virgin Islands50,580
192Isle of Man41,790
193Andorra39,750
194Seychelles39,560
195Cayman Islands39,000
196Kiribati39,000
197Liechtenstein38,520
198Micronesia, Federated States of37,920
199Tonga33,800
200Bermuda33,490
201Guernsey31,470
202Antigua and Barbuda30,000
203Faroe Islands28,900
204Northern Mariana Islands27,970
205Greenland26,840
206Dominica25,000
207Gibraltar24,420
208Sint Maarten23,200
209San Marino21,960
210Saint Kitts and Nevis18,170
211Saint Martin17,300
212American Samoa16,090
213British Virgin Islands12,770
214Palau11,610
215Marshall Islands10,670
216Cook Islands6,820
217Anguilla6,049
218Turks and Caicos Islands4,848
219Holy See (Vatican City)4,822
220Montserrat4,521
221Tuvalu3,615
222Saint Pierre and Miquelon3,194
223Wallis and Futuna3,104
224Saint Helena2,486
225Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)1,944
226Svalbard1,590
227Norfolk Island978
228Niue663
229Tokelau440
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, 2018

See also: Labor force map

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