Country Comparison > Labor force

RankCountryLabor force
1China806,700,032
2India521,900,000
3United States160,400,000
4Indonesia125,000,000
5Brazil104,200,000
6Russia76,530,000
7Bangladesh66,640,000
8Japan65,010,000
9Pakistan63,890,000
10Nigeria60,080,000
11Vietnam54,800,000
12Mexico54,510,000
13Ethiopia52,820,000
14Germany45,900,000
15Philippines42,780,000
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, South27,750,000
24Italy25,940,000
25Colombia25,760,000
26Tanzania24,890,000
27Spain22,750,000
28Burma22,300,000
29South Africa22,190,000
30Kenya19,600,000
31Canada19,520,000
32Uzbekistan18,120,000
33Argentina18,000,000
34Ukraine17,990,000
35Poland17,600,000
36Peru17,030,000
37Nepal16,810,000
38Uganda15,840,000
39Malaysia14,940,000
40Venezuela14,210,000
41Korea, North14,000,000
42Saudi Arabia13,800,000
43Madagascar13,400,000
44Australia12,910,000
45Mozambique12,900,000
46Angola12,510,000
47Ghana12,490,000
48Morocco12,000,000
49Sudan11,920,000
50Algeria11,820,000
51Taiwan11,780,000
52Cameroon9,912,000
53Kazakhstan8,970,000
54Romania8,951,000
55Sri Lanka8,937,000
56Cambodia8,913,000
57Iraq8,900,000
58Chile8,881,000
59Cote d'Ivoire8,747,000
60Burkina Faso8,501,000
61Afghanistan8,478,000
62Ecuador8,086,000
63Netherlands7,969,000
64Zimbabwe7,907,000
65Yemen7,425,000
66Malawi7,000,000
67Senegal6,966,000
68Zambia6,898,000
69Guatemala6,664,000
70Niger6,500,000
71Mali6,447,000
72Rwanda6,227,000
73Bolivia5,719,000
74Chad5,654,000
75Guinea5,558,000
76Czech Republic5,427,000
77Sweden5,361,000
78United Arab Emirates5,344,000
79Belgium5,324,000
80Portugal5,233,000
81Switzerland5,159,000
82Azerbaijan5,118,000
83Burundi5,012,000
84Greece4,769,000
85Dominican Republic4,732,000
86Cuba4,691,000
87Hungary4,599,000
88Haiti4,594,000
89Belarus4,381,000
90Austria4,260,000
91Somalia4,154,000
92Tunisia4,054,000
93Israel4,021,000
94Hong Kong3,965,000
95Syria3,767,000
96Honduras3,735,000
97Papua New Guinea3,681,000
98Benin3,662,000
99Singapore3,657,000
100Laos3,582,000
101Paraguay3,428,000
102Bulgaria3,357,000
103Nicaragua3,046,000
104Denmark2,998,000
105Sierra Leone2,972,000
106Serbia2,920,000
107Kyrgyzstan2,841,000
108Norway2,797,000
109El Salvador2,774,000
110Slovakia2,758,000
111Eritrea2,710,000
112Kuwait2,695,000
113New Zealand2,655,000
114Togo2,595,000
115Finland2,473,000
116Turkmenistan2,305,000
117Tajikistan2,295,000
118Jordan2,295,000
119Oman2,255,000
120Central African Republic2,242,000
121Costa Rica2,229,000
122Ireland2,226,000
123Lebanon2,166,000
124Congo, Republic of the2,055,000
125Georgia1,998,000
126Qatar1,953,000
127Uruguay1,748,000
128Liberia1,677,000
129Panama1,633,000
130Croatia1,559,000
131Armenia1,507,000
132Lithuania1,467,000
133Mauritania1,437,000
134Bosnia and Herzegovina1,380,000
135Jamaica1,348,000
136Moldova1,295,000
137Mongolia1,241,000
138Gaza Strip1,240,000
139West Bank1,240,000
140Albania1,198,000
141Botswana1,177,000
142Puerto Rico1,139,000
143Libya1,114,000
144Latvia990,000
145Slovenia959,000
146Namibia956,800
147Macedonia950,800
148Lesotho930,800
149Bahrain831,600
150Gambia, The777,100
151Guinea-Bissau731,300
152Estonia670,200
153Mauritius633,900
154Trinidad and Tobago629,400
155Gabon557,800
156Kosovo500,300
157Swaziland427,900
158Macau400,000
159Bhutan397,900
160Fiji353,100
161Guyana313,800
162Djibouti294,600
163East Timor286,700
164Luxembourg282,800
165Comoros278,500
166Montenegro273,200
167Maldives222,200
168Malta206,300
169Brunei203,600
170Solomon Islands202,500
171Iceland198,700
172Bahamas, The196,900
173Cape Verde196,100
174Equatorial Guinea195,200
175Barbados144,000
176Suriname144,000
177Western Sahara144,000
178French Polynesia126,300
179Belize120,500
180New Caledonia119,500
181Vanuatu115,900
182Saint Lucia79,700
183Guam73,210
184Sao Tome and Principe72,600
185Jersey59,950
186Saint Vincent and the Grenadines57,520
187Grenada55,270
188Monaco52,000
189Aruba51,610
190Samoa50,700
191Virgin Islands48,550
192Seychelles47,210
193Isle of Man41,790
194Andorra39,750
195Cayman Islands39,000
196Kiribati39,000
197Liechtenstein38,520
198Micronesia, Federated States of37,920
199Tonga33,800
200Bermuda33,480
201Guernsey31,470
202Antigua and Barbuda30,000
203Northern Mariana Islands27,970
204Faroe Islands27,540
205Greenland26,840
206Dominica25,000
207Gibraltar24,420
208San Marino21,960
209Saint Kitts and Nevis18,170
210American Samoa17,850
211Saint Martin17,300
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
220Wallis and Futuna4,482
221Saint Pierre and Miquelon4,429
222Tuvalu3,615
223Saint Helena2,486
224Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)1,850
225Svalbard1,590
226Norfolk Island978
227Niue663
228Tokelau440
229Pitcairn Islands15

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, 2019

See also: Labor force map

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