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Country Comparison :: Labor force
This entry contains the total labor force figure.
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Rank
country Labor force Date of Information
1 China
807,300,000
2008 est.
2 India
523,500,000
2008 est.
3 European Union
224,400,000
2008 est.
4 United States
154,300,000
2008 est.
5 Indonesia
112,000,000
2008 est.
6 Brazil
93,650,000
2008 est.
7 Russia
75,700,000
2008 est.
8 Bangladesh
70,860,000
2008 est.
9 Japan
66,500,000
2008 est.
10 Nigeria
51,040,000
2008 est.
11 Pakistan
50,580,000
2008 est.
12 Vietnam
47,410,000
2008 est.
13 Mexico
45,320,000
2008 est.
14 Germany
43,600,000
2008 est.
15 Ethiopia
37,900,000
2007
16 Thailand
37,780,000
2008 est.
17 Philippines
36,810,000
2008 est.
18 United Kingdom
31,230,000
2008 est.
19 Burma
30,040,000
2008 est.
20 France
27,970,000
2008 est.
21 Italy
25,110,000
2008 est.
22 Egypt
24,600,000
2008 est.
23 Iran
24,350,000
2008 est.
24 Korea, South
24,350,000
2008 est.
25 Korea, North
24,330,000
2007 est.
26 Turkey
24,060,000
2008 est.
27 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
23,530,000
2007 est.
28 Spain
22,850,000
2008 est.
29 Ukraine
21,570,000
2008 est.
30 Colombia
21,300,000
2008 est.
31 Tanzania
21,060,000
2008 est.
32 Canada
18,220,000
2008 est.
33 South Africa
17,790,000
2008 est.
34 Kenya
17,370,000
2007 est.
35 Poland
17,010,000
2008 est.
36 Argentina
16,270,000
2008 est.
37 Uzbekistan
15,370,000
2008 est.
38 Afghanistan
15,000,000
2004 est.
39 Nepal
14,600,000
2008 est.
40 Uganda
14,540,000
2008 est.
41 Turkmenistan
13,510,000
2007 est.
42 Venezuela
12,590,000
2008 est.
43 Sudan
11,920,000
2007 est.
44 Morocco
11,290,000
2008 est.
45 Australia
11,250,000
2008 est.
46 Malaysia
11,090,000
2008 est.
47 Taiwan
10,850,000
2008 est.
48 Peru
10,200,000
2008 est.
49 Ghana
10,120,000
2008 est.
50 Mozambique
9,650,000
2008 est.
51 Madagascar
9,504,000
2007
52 Algeria
9,464,000
2008 est.
53 Romania
9,320,000
2008 est.
54 Cambodia
8,600,000
2008 est.
55 Kazakhstan
8,412,000
2008 est.
56 Iraq
7,740,000
2008 est.
57 Netherlands
7,715,000
2008 est.
58 Angola
7,569,000
2008 est.
59 Sri Lanka
7,569,000
2008 est.
60 Cote d'Ivoire
7,275,000
2008 est.
61 Chile
7,267,000
2008 est.
62 Cameroon
6,759,000
2008 est.
63 Saudi Arabia
6,740,000
2008 est.
64 Burkina Faso
6,668,000
2007
65 Yemen
6,454,000
2008 est.
66 Azerbaijan
5,782,000
2008 est.
67 Malawi
5,747,000
2007 est.
68 Portugal
5,625,000
2008 est.
69 Syria
5,593,000
2008 est.
70 Czech Republic
5,360,000
2008 est.
71 Zambia
5,235,000
2008 est.
72 Belgium
4,990,000
2008
73 Senegal
4,973,000
2008 est.
74 Cuba
4,962,000
2008 est.
75 Greece
4,960,000
2008 est.
76 Sweden
4,897,000
2008 est.
77 Belarus
4,869,000
2007
78 Niger
4,688,000
2007
79 Ecuador
4,640,000
2008 est.
80 Bolivia
4,454,000
2008 est.
81 Rwanda
4,446,000
2007
82 Guinea
4,392,000
2007 est.
83 Chad
4,293,000
2007
84 Burundi
4,245,000
2007
85 Hungary
4,200,000
2008 est.
86 Dominican Republic
4,119,000
2008 est.
87 Guatemala
4,056,000
2008 est.
88 Switzerland
4,053,000
2008 est.
89 Zimbabwe
4,039,000
2008 est.
90 Benin
3,662,000
2007 est.
91 Hong Kong
3,660,000
2008 est.
92 Tunisia
3,660,000
2008 est.
93 Haiti
3,643,000
2007
94 Papua New Guinea
3,639,000
2008 est.
95 Austria
3,633,000
2008 est.
96 Somalia
3,447,000
2007
97 United Arab Emirates
3,266,000
2008 est.
98 Mali
3,241,000
2007 est.
99 Honduras
2,991,000
2008 est.
100 Serbia
2,961,000
2002 est.
101 Israel
2,957,000
2008 est.
102 El Salvador
2,947,000
2008 est.
103 Singapore
2,940,000
2008 est.
104 Denmark
2,880,000
2008 est.
105 Paraguay
2,839,000
2008 est.
106 Finland
2,703,000
2008 est.
107 Bulgaria
2,670,000
2008 est.
108 Togo
2,595,000
2007
109 Norway
2,591,000
2008 est.
110 Kyrgyzstan
2,344,000
2007
111 Nicaragua
2,322,000
2008 est.
112 Georgia
2,317,000
2007 est.
113 Slovakia
2,254,000
2008 est.
114 New Zealand
2,250,000
2008 est.
115 Ireland
2,241,000
2008 est.
116 Sierra Leone
2,207,000
2007 est.
117 Laos
2,100,000
2006 est.
118 Tajikistan
2,100,000
2008
119 Kuwait
2,088,000
2008 est.
120 Costa Rica
2,060,000
2008 est.
121 Central African Republic
1,926,000
2007
122 Bosnia and Herzegovina
1,863,000
2007
123 Croatia
1,731,000
2008 est.
124 Uruguay
1,641,000
2008 est.
125 Libya
1,640,000
2008 est.
126 Jordan
1,615,000
2008 est.
127 Lithuania
1,614,000
2008 est.
128 Armenia
1,481,000
2007 est.
129 Lebanon
1,481,000
2007 est.
130 Puerto Rico
1,479,000
2007
131 Albania
1,441,000
2007 est.
132 Panama
1,392,000
2008 est.
133 Moldova
1,327,000
2008 est.
134 Mauritania
1,318,000
2007
135 Jamaica
1,304,000
2008 est.
136 Latvia
1,193,000
2008 est.
137 Qatar
1,119,000
2008 est.
138 Mongolia
1,068,000
2008
139 Oman
968,800
2007
140 Slovenia
940,000
2008 est.
141 Macedonia
925,000
2008 est.
142 Lesotho
854,600
2007 est.
143 Gambia, The
777,100
2007
144 Estonia
693,000
2008 est.
145 Namibia
686,000
2008 est.
146 Botswana
685,300
2007
147 Guinea-Bissau
632,700
2007
148 Trinidad and Tobago
620,800
2008 est.
149 West Bank
605,000
2006
150 Mauritius
584,000
2008 est.
151 Gabon
581,000
2008 est.
152 Bahrain
557,000
2008 est.
153 Kosovo
550,000
2007 est.
154 Swaziland
457,900
2007
155 Cyprus
397,000
2008 est.
156 Djibouti
351,700
2007
157 Macau
337,400
2008 est.
158 Fiji
335,000
2007 est.
159 Guyana
333,900
2007 est.
160 Comoros
268,500
2007 est.
161 Gaza Strip
267,000
2006
162 Montenegro
259,100
2004
163 Luxembourg
207,100
2008 est.
164 Solomon Islands
202,500
2007
165 Cape Verde
196,100
2007
166 Brunei
188,800
2008 est.
167 Iceland
184,000
2008 est.
168 Bahamas, The
175,500
2007
169 Barbados
175,000
2007 est.
170 Malta
173,000
2008
171 Suriname
165,600
2007
172 Maldives
136,100
2007
173 Belize
122,300
2008 est.
174 French Polynesia
116,000
2007
175 Vanuatu
115,900
2007
176 New Caledonia
102,600
2007
177 Netherlands Antilles
91,470
2007
178 Saint Lucia
79,700
2007
179 Samoa
66,270
2007 est.
180 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
57,520
2007 est.
181 Jersey
53,560
June 2006
182 Sao Tome and Principe
52,490
2007
183 Virgin Islands
49,820
2007 est.
184 Mayotte
44,560
2002
185 Monaco
44,000
2005 est.
186 Grenada
42,300
1996
187 Andorra
42,230
2007
188 Aruba
41,500
2004 est.
189 Tonga
39,960
2007
190 Isle of Man
39,690
2001
191 Seychelles
39,560
2006
192 Northern Mariana Islands
38,450
2005 est.
193 Bermuda
38,360
2004
194 Liechtenstein
32,440
2007
195 Greenland
32,120
2004
196 Guernsey
31,470
March 2006
197 Antigua and Barbuda
30,000
1991
198 Dominica
25,000
2000 est.
199 Faroe Islands
24,250
October 2000
200 Cayman Islands
23,450
2004
201 San Marino
22,660
2008
202 Saint Kitts and Nevis
18,170
June 1995
203 American Samoa
17,630
2005
204 Micronesia, Federated States of
16,360
2008
205 Marshall Islands
14,680
2000
206 British Virgin Islands
12,770
2004
207 Gibraltar
12,690
2001
208 Western Sahara
12,000
2005 est.
209 Palau
9,777
2005
210 Kiribati
7,870
2001 est.
211 Cook Islands
6,820
2001
212 Anguilla
6,049
2001
213 Turks and Caicos Islands
4,848
1990 est.
214 Montserrat
4,521
2000 est.
215 Tuvalu
3,615
2004 est.
216 Saint Pierre and Miquelon
3,450
2005
217 Wallis and Futuna
3,104
2003
218 Saint Helena
2,486
1998 est.
219 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
1,724
1996
220 Niue
663
2001
221 Tokelau
440
2001
222 Pitcairn Islands
15
2004
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