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Country Comparison :: Labor force
This entry contains the total labor force figure.
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country Labor force Date of Information
1 China
798,500,000
NA
2 India
486,600,000
2012 est.
3 European Union
230,000,000
2012 est.
4 United States
155,000,000
2012 est.
5 Indonesia
118,100,000
2012 est.
6 Brazil
106,300,000
2012 est.
7 Bangladesh
77,000,000
2012 est.
8 Russia
75,240,000
2012 est.
9 Japan
65,550,000
2012 est.
10 Pakistan
59,210,000
2012 est.
11 Nigeria
53,830,000
2012 est.
12 Mexico
50,640,000
2012 est.
13 Vietnam
49,180,000
2012 est.
14 Germany
43,930,000
2012 est.
15 Ethiopia
43,930,000
2012 est.
16 Philippines
40,420,000
2012 est.
17 Thailand
39,410,000
2012 est.
18 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
35,860,000
2012 est.
19 Burma
33,410,000
2012 est.
20 United Kingdom
32,070,000
2012 est.
21 France
29,780,000
2012 est.
22 Turkey
27,340,000
2012 est.
23 Iran
27,050,000
2012 est.
24 Egypt
26,420,000
2012 est.
25 Italy
25,650,000
2012 est.
26 Korea, South
25,500,000
2012 est.
27 Tanzania
24,750,000
2012 est.
28 Colombia
23,090,000
2012 est.
29 Spain
23,050,000
2012 est.
30 Ukraine
22,110,000
2012 est.
31 Canada
18,890,000
2012 est.
32 Kenya
18,890,000
2012 est.
33 Poland
18,170,000
2012 est.
34 South Africa
18,060,000
2012 est.
35 Nepal
18,000,000
2009 est.
36 Argentina
17,050,000
2012 est.
37 Uzbekistan
16,740,000
2012 est.
38 Uganda
16,490,000
2012 est.
39 Peru
16,200,000
2012 est.
40 Afghanistan
15,000,000
2004 est.
41 Venezuela
13,490,000
2012 est.
42 Malaysia
12,900,000
2012 est.
43 Korea, North
12,200,000
2009 est.
44 Australia
12,150,000
2012 est.
45 Sudan
11,920,000
2007 est.
46 Ghana
11,790,000
2012 est.
47 Morocco
11,530,000
2012 est.
48 Taiwan
11,340,000
2012 est.
49 Algeria
11,310,000
2012 est.
50 Mozambique
10,100,000
2012 est.
51 Madagascar
9,504,000
2007
52 Romania
9,252,000
2012 est.
53 Iraq
8,900,000
2010 est.
54 Kazakhstan
8,540,000
2012 est.
55 Angola
8,468,000
2012 est.
56 Cameroon
8,246,000
2012 est.
57 Chile
8,231,000
2012 est.
58 Sri Lanka
8,194,000
2012 est.
59 Cote d'Ivoire
8,188,000
2012 est.
60 Saudi Arabia
8,012,000
2012 est.
61 Cambodia
7,900,000
2011 est.
62 Netherlands
7,895,000
2012 est.
63 Yemen
7,158,000
2012 est.
64 Ecuador
6,779,000
December 2012 est.
65 Burkina Faso
6,668,000
2007
66 Azerbaijan
6,206,000
2012 est.
67 Zambia
5,956,000
2012 est.
68 Senegal
5,906,000
2012 est.
69 Malawi
5,747,000
2007 est.
70 Portugal
5,495,000
2012 est.
71 Czech Republic
5,404,000
2012 est.
72 Syria
5,327,000
2012 est.
73 Belgium
5,189,000
2012 est.
74 Cuba
5,180,000
2012 est.
75 Sweden
5,058,000
2012 est.
76 Belarus
5,000,000
2009
77 Switzerland
4,954,000
2012 est.
78 Greece
4,950,000
2012 est.
79 Haiti
4,810,000
2010 est.
80 Dominican Republic
4,806,000
2012 est.
81 Guinea
4,771,000
2012 est.
82 Bolivia
4,718,000
2012 est.
83 Niger
4,688,000
2007
84 Rwanda
4,446,000
2007
85 Hungary
4,391,000
2012 est.
86 Guatemala
4,359,000
2012 est.
87 United Arab Emirates
4,337,000
2012 est.
88 Chad
4,293,000
2007
89 Burundi
4,245,000
2007
90 Papua New Guinea
3,986,000
2012 est.
91 Zimbabwe
3,931,000
2012 est.
92 Tunisia
3,914,000
2012 est.
93 Hong Kong
3,826,000
2012 est.
94 Austria
3,726,000
2012 est.
95 Laos
3,690,000
2010 est.
96 Benin
3,662,000
2007 est.
97 Singapore
3,618,000
2012 est.
98 Israel
3,606,000
2012 est.
99 Somalia
3,447,000
2007
100 Honduras
3,437,000
2012 est.
101 Mali
3,241,000
2007 est.
102 Serbia
3,170,000
2012 est.
103 Paraguay
3,137,000
2012 est.
104 Nicaragua
2,961,000
2012 est.
105 Congo, Republic of the
2,890,000
2011 est.
106 Denmark
2,785,000
2012 est.
107 Slovakia
2,724,000
2012 est.
108 Finland
2,690,000
2012 est.
109 Norway
2,678,000
2012 est.
110 Bosnia and Herzegovina
2,600,000
2010 est.
111 Togo
2,595,000
2007
112 El Salvador
2,593,000
2012 est.
113 Bulgaria
2,585,000
2012 est.
114 New Zealand
2,394,000
2012 est.
115 Kyrgyzstan
2,344,000
2007
116 Kuwait
2,304,000
2012 est.
117 Turkmenistan
2,300,000
2008 est.
118 Sierra Leone
2,207,000
2007 est.
119 Costa Rica
2,182,000
2012 est.
120 Ireland
2,154,000
2012 est.
121 Tajikistan
2,100,000
2012
122 Georgia
1,959,000
2011 est.
123 Eritrea
1,935,000
2007
124 Central African Republic
1,926,000
2007
125 Libya
1,875,000
2012 est.
126 Jordan
1,835,000
2012 est.
127 Croatia
1,702,000
2012 est.
128 Uruguay
1,691,000
2012 est.
129 Panama
1,517,000
2012 est.
130 Lebanon
1,481,000
2007 est.
131 Lithuania
1,474,000
2012 est.
132 Qatar
1,430,000
2012 est.
133 Liberia
1,372,000
2007
134 Mauritania
1,318,000
2007
135 Botswana
1,288,000
2012 est.
136 Puerto Rico
1,286,000
March 2012
137 Jamaica
1,255,000
2012 est.
138 Moldova
1,215,000
2012 est.
139 Armenia
1,194,000
2011 est.
140 Albania
1,088,000
2012 est.
141 Mongolia
1,037,000
2011 est.
142 Latvia
1,012,000
2012 est.
143 Oman
968,800
2007
144 Macedonia
936,000
2012 est.
145 Slovenia
920,200
2012 est.
146 Lesotho
894,500
2010 est.
147 Namibia
816,600
2012 est.
148 Kosovo
800,000
2011 est.
149 Gambia, The
777,100
2007
150 West Bank
745,600
2010
151 Bahrain
705,900
2012 est.
152 Estonia
695,000
2012 est.
153 Guinea-Bissau
632,700
2007
154 Mauritius
626,900
2012 est.
155 Gabon
616,700
2012 est.
156 Trinidad and Tobago
615,800
2012 est.
157 Swaziland
457,900
2007
158 Timor-Leste
418,200
2009
159 Cyprus
416,900
2012 est.
160 Macau
356,700
2012 est.
161 Djibouti
351,700
2007
162 Gaza Strip
348,200
2010
163 Fiji
335,000
2007 est.
164 Guyana
313,100
2009 est.
165 Bhutan
299,900
2008
166 Comoros
268,500
2007 est.
167 Montenegro
251,300
2011 est.
168 Luxembourg
208,200
2012 est.
169 Brunei
205,800
2011 est.
170 Solomon Islands
202,500
2007
171 Cape Verde
196,100
2007
172 Equatorial Guinea
195,200
2007
173 Bahamas, The
192,200
2012
174 Malta
184,500
2012 est.
175 Iceland
180,100
2012 est.
176 Suriname
165,600
2007
177 Maldives
152,500
2010
178 Western Sahara
144,000
2010 est.
179 Barbados
137,500
2012 est.
180 Belize
120,500
2008 est.
181 French Polynesia
116,000
2007
182 Vanuatu
115,900
2007
183 New Caledonia
106,400
2010
184 Saint Lucia
79,700
2012
185 Guam
69,390
2010 est.
186 Curacao
62,040
2011
187 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
57,520
2007 est.
188 Jersey
53,380
June 2012
189 Sao Tome and Principe
52,490
2007
190 Aruba
51,610
2007 est.
191 Monaco
50,580
2011 est.
192 Virgin Islands
49,820
2007 est.
193 Samoa
47,930
2011 est.
194 Grenada
47,580
2008
195 Isle of Man
41,790
2006
196 Tonga
39,960
2007
197 Seychelles
39,560
2006
198 Cayman Islands
39,000
2007
199 Northern Mariana Islands
38,450
2005 est.
200 Bermuda
37,400
2011
201 Andorra
36,060
2012
202 Liechtenstein
35,250
2012
203 Faroe Islands
34,710
November 2010
204 Greenland
33,670
2010
205 Guernsey
31,470
March 2006
206 Antigua and Barbuda
30,000
1991
207 Dominica
25,000
2000 est.
208 Sint Maarten
23,200
2008 est.
209 San Marino
21,830
December 2012
210 Saint Kitts and Nevis
18,170
June 1995
211 American Samoa
17,630
2005
212 Saint Martin
17,300
NA
213 Micronesia, Federated States of
15,920
2011
214 British Virgin Islands
12,770
2004
215 Gibraltar
12,690
2001
216 Marshall Islands
10,480
2011 est.
217 Palau
9,777
2005
218 Kiribati
7,870
2001
219 Cook Islands
6,820
2001
220 Anguilla
6,049
2001
221 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
5,246
2006
222 Turks and Caicos Islands
4,848
1990 est.
223 Montserrat
4,521
2012
224 Tuvalu
3,615
2004 est.
225 Saint Pierre and Miquelon
3,194
2006
226 Wallis and Futuna
3,104
2003
227 Holy See (Vatican City)
2,832
December 2011
228 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha
2,486
1998 est.
229 Svalbard
1,234
2003
230 Norfolk Island
978
2006
231 Niue
663
2001
232 Tokelau
440
2001
233 Pitcairn Islands
15
2004
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