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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, 2017

See also: Labor force bar chart

 

CountryLabor forceYear
China907,500,0322017
India513,700,0002016
United States158,600,0002017
Indonesia125,000,0002016
Brazil101,900,0002016
Bangladesh83,590,0002017
Russia76,900,0002016
Japan65,930,0002016
Pakistan65,100,0002017
Nigeria58,800,0002016
Vietnam54,930,0002016
Mexico53,740,0002016
Ethiopia50,970,0002016
Germany45,300,0002016
Philippines43,190,0002016
Thailand38,450,0002016
Burma37,150,0002016
United Kingdom33,170,0002016
Egypt31,960,0002016
Congo, Democratic Republic of the31,080,0002016
Turkey30,540,0002017
France30,480,0002016
Iran29,750,0002017
Tanzania26,960,0002016
Korea, South26,240,0002016
Italy25,600,0002016
Colombia24,430,0002016
Spain22,890,0002016
South Africa21,700,0002016
Canada19,420,0002016
Uganda19,030,0002016
Kenya18,660,0002016
Uzbekistan18,100,0002017
Ukraine18,040,0002016
Poland17,780,0002016
Argentina17,710,0002017
Peru17,120,0002017
Nepal15,600,0002017
Malaysia14,770,0002016
Venezuela14,120,0002016
Korea, North14,000,0002017
Mozambique13,310,0002016
Madagascar12,980,0002016
Australia12,630,0002016
Morocco12,230,0002016
Saudi Arabia12,020,0002017
Ghana11,990,0002016
Sudan11,920,0002007
Algeria11,780,0002016
Taiwan11,730,0002016
Angola10,850,0002016
Cameroon9,612,0002016
Romania9,133,0002016
Sri Lanka9,062,0002016
Kazakhstan8,964,0002016
Netherlands8,942,0002016
Iraq8,900,0002010
Chile8,777,0002016
Cote d'Ivoire8,543,0002016
Zimbabwe8,098,0002016
Afghanistan7,983,0002013
Burkina Faso7,942,0002017
Yemen7,470,0002016
Zambia7,116,0002016
Malawi7,000,0002013
Senegal6,737,0002016
Cambodia6,643,0002016
Niger6,500,0002016
Mali6,283,0002016
Rwanda6,030,0002016
Chad5,457,0002016
Guinea5,392,0002016
Belgium5,272,0002016
Burundi5,255,0002016
United Arab Emirates5,242,0002017
Portugal5,167,0002016
Cuba5,117,0002017
Dominican Republic5,113,0002016
Bolivia4,993,0002016
Azerbaijan4,961,0002016
Sweden4,898,0002016
Ecuador4,848,0002016
Greece4,761,0002016
Guatemala4,623,0002016
Haiti4,594,0002017
Hungary4,564,0002016
Belarus4,381,0002016
Papua New Guinea4,365,0002016
Tunisia4,038,0002016
Austria3,944,0002016
Israel3,927,0002016
Hong Kong3,911,0002016
Switzerland3,843,0002016
Benin3,662,0002007
Singapore3,661,0002017
Honduras3,625,0002016
Laos3,500,0002016
Syria3,370,0002016
Paraguay3,291,0002016
Serbia3,141,0002016
Somalia3,109,0002013
Bulgaria3,017,0002017
Nicaragua3,013,0002016
Denmark2,939,0002016
Norway2,794,0002016
El Salvador2,788,0002016
Kyrgyzstan2,778,0002016
Slovakia2,724,0002016
Sierra Leone2,678,0002016
Finland2,675,0002016
Eritrea2,620,0002016
Togo2,595,0002007
New Zealand2,562,0002016
Kuwait2,546,0002017
Central African Republic2,421,0002016
Turkmenistan2,305,0002013
Tajikistan2,295,0002016
Costa Rica2,295,0002017
Jordan2,205,0002016
Ireland2,181,0002016
Georgia2,022,0002015
Congo, Republic of the1,807,0002013
Uruguay1,736,0002016
Qatar1,691,0002016
Liberia1,654,0002016
Lebanon1,628,0002017
Panama1,611,0002017
Croatia1,610,0002016
Armenia1,559,0002016
Bosnia and Herzegovina1,480,0002016
Lithuania1,459,0002016
Mauritania1,356,0002016
Jamaica1,312,0002016
Mongolia1,240,0002016
Moldova1,220,0002016
Namibia1,210,0002016
Albania1,179,0002016
Botswana1,177,0002016
Libya1,153,0002016
Puerto Rico1,139,0002014
Oman968,8002017
Latvia957,1002016
Macedonia950,3002016
Slovenia926,6002016
Lesotho919,9002016
Bahrain809,7002017
Gambia, The777,1002007
Guinea-Bissau731,3002013
Gabon674,7002016
Estonia651,2002016
Mauritius624,7002016
Trinidad and Tobago615,0002016
Macau400,0002016
Bhutan353,0002017
Guyana313,8002013
Swaziland295,2002013
Djibouti294,6002012
Luxembourg272,0002017
Montenegro263,2002014
East Timor259,8002013
Comoros245,2002013
Brunei203,6002014
Solomon Islands202,5002007
Bahamas, The196,9002013
Cape Verde196,1002007
Equatorial Guinea195,2002007
Iceland195,0002016
Malta192,8002016
Suriname144,0002014
Western Sahara144,0002010
Barbados142,5002016
Belize120,5002017
New Caledonia119,5002016
Vanuatu115,9002007
Saint Lucia79,7002012
Sao Tome and Principe70,6202016
Grenada59,9002013
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines57,5202007
Monaco52,0002017
Samoa49,1802013
Andorra39,7502016
Seychelles39,5602006
Cayman Islands39,0002017
Kiribati39,0002017
Liechtenstein38,5202012
Tonga33,8002011
Antigua and Barbuda30,0001991
Greenland26,8402015
Dominica25,0002000
San Marino21,9602013
Saint Kitts and Nevis18,1701995
Palau11,6102016
Holy See (Vatican City)4,8222016
Tuvalu3,6152004
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)1,9442012
Fiji3502016
Nauru02017