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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, 2018

See also: Labor force bar chart

 

CountryLabor forceYear
China806,700,0322018
India521,900,0002017
United States160,400,0002018
Indonesia126,100,0002017
Brazil111,600,0002017
Russia76,530,0002017
Bangladesh73,410,0002018
Japan67,770,0002017
Pakistan63,890,0002018
Nigeria60,080,0002017
Vietnam56,460,0002017
Mexico54,510,0002017
Ethiopia52,820,0002017
Germany45,900,0002017
Philippines44,460,0002017
Thailand38,370,0002017
United Kingdom33,500,0002017
Congo, Democratic Republic of the31,360,0002017
Turkey31,300,0002018
France30,680,0002017
Iran30,500,0002018
Egypt29,950,0002017
Korea, South27,470,0002017
Italy25,940,0002017
Tanzania24,890,0002017
Colombia24,670,0002017
Spain22,750,0002017
Burma22,300,0002017
South Africa22,190,0002017
Uganda20,050,0002017
Kenya19,820,0002017
Canada19,520,0002017
Uzbekistan18,120,0002017
Argentina18,000,0002018
Ukraine17,990,0002017
Poland17,600,0002017
Peru17,030,0002018
Nepal15,600,0002018
Malaysia14,940,0002017
Venezuela14,210,0002017
Korea, North14,000,0002018
Madagascar13,400,0002017
Mozambique12,980,0002017
Australia12,910,0002017
Angola12,510,0002017
Ghana12,490,0002017
Saudi Arabia12,340,0002018
Morocco12,000,0002017
Sudan11,920,0002007
Algeria11,820,0002017
Taiwan11,780,0002017
Cameroon9,912,0002017
Kazakhstan9,147,0002017
Romania8,951,0002017
Sri Lanka8,937,0002017
Iraq8,900,0002010
Chile8,881,0002017
Cote d'Ivoire8,747,0002017
Burkina Faso8,501,0002018
Ecuador8,011,0002017
Afghanistan7,983,0002013
Netherlands7,969,0002017
Zimbabwe7,907,0002017
Cambodia7,897,0002017
Yemen7,425,0002017
Malawi7,000,0002013
Senegal6,966,0002017
Zambia6,898,0002017
Guatemala6,664,0002017
Niger6,500,0002017
Mali6,447,0002017
Rwanda6,227,0002017
Chad5,654,0002017
Guinea5,558,0002017
Czech Republic5,427,0002017
Sweden5,361,0002017
United Arab Emirates5,344,0002018
Belgium5,324,0002017
Portugal5,233,0002017
Switzerland5,159,0002017
Azerbaijan5,118,0002017
Bolivia5,070,0002017
Burundi5,012,0002017
Greece4,769,0002017
Dominican Republic4,732,0002017
Cuba4,691,0002018
Hungary4,599,0002017
Haiti4,594,0002018
Belarus4,381,0002016
Somalia4,154,0002016
Tunisia4,054,0002017
Israel4,021,0002017
Austria3,997,0002017
Hong Kong3,965,0002017
Syria3,767,0002017
Honduras3,735,0002017
Papua New Guinea3,681,0002017
Singapore3,668,0002018
Benin3,662,0002007
Laos3,582,0002017
Paraguay3,428,0002017
Nicaragua3,046,0002017
Denmark2,998,0002017
Sierra Leone2,972,0002017
Serbia2,920,0002017
Kyrgyzstan2,841,0002017
Norway2,797,0002017
El Salvador2,774,0002017
Slovakia2,758,0002017
Eritrea2,710,0002017
Finland2,695,0002017
Kuwait2,695,0002018
New Zealand2,655,0002017
Togo2,595,0002007
Bulgaria2,581,0002018
Turkmenistan2,305,0002013
Tajikistan2,295,0002016
Jordan2,295,0002017
Central African Republic2,242,0002017
Costa Rica2,229,0002018
Ireland2,226,0002017
Lebanon2,166,0002018
Congo, Republic of the2,055,0002016
Georgia1,998,0002016
Qatar1,953,0002017
Uruguay1,748,0002017
Liberia1,677,0002017
Panama1,633,0002018
Croatia1,552,0002017
Bosnia and Herzegovina1,510,0002017
Armenia1,507,0002017
Lithuania1,467,0002017
Mauritania1,437,0002017
Albania1,407,0002017
Jamaica1,325,0002017
Moldova1,295,0002017
Mongolia1,240,0002016
Botswana1,177,0002017
Puerto Rico1,139,0002014
Libya1,114,0002017
Latvia990,0002017
Oman968,8002018
Namibia956,8002017
Macedonia950,8002017
Slovenia931,2002017
Lesotho930,8002017
Bahrain831,6002018
Gambia, The777,1002007
Guinea-Bissau731,3002013
Estonia670,2002017
Mauritius633,9002017
Trinidad and Tobago629,4002017
Gabon557,8002017
Swaziland427,9002016
Macau400,0002017
Fiji353,1002017
Bhutan353,0002018
Guyana313,8002013
Djibouti294,6002012
East Timor286,7002016
Luxembourg282,8002018
Comoros278,5002016
Montenegro263,2002014
Malta206,3002017
Brunei203,6002014
Solomon Islands202,5002007
Iceland198,7002017
Bahamas, The196,9002013
Cape Verde196,1002007
Equatorial Guinea195,2002007
Suriname144,0002014
Western Sahara144,0002010
Barbados142,9002017
Belize120,5002018
New Caledonia119,5002016
Vanuatu115,9002007
Saint Lucia79,7002012
Sao Tome and Principe72,6002017
Grenada59,9002013
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines57,5202007
Monaco52,0002018
Samoa50,7002016
Andorra39,7502016
Seychelles39,5602006
Cayman Islands39,0002018
Kiribati39,0002018
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
Nauru02018