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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
815,300,000
2010 est.
2 India
478,300,000
2010 est.
3 European Union
227,400,000
2010 est.
4 United States
153,900,000
2010 est.
5 Indonesia
116,500,000
2010 est.
6 Brazil
103,600,000
2010 est.
7 Russia
75,490,000
2010 est.
8 Bangladesh
73,860,000
2010 est.
9 Japan
62,970,000
2010 est.
10 Pakistan
55,770,000
2010 est.
11 Nigeria
50,480,000
2010 est.
12 Vietnam
47,370,000
2010 est.
13 Mexico
46,990,000
2010 est.
14 Germany
43,440,000
2010 est.
15 Philippines
38,900,000
2010 est.
16 Thailand
38,640,000
2010 est.
17 Ethiopia
37,900,000
2007
18 Burma
31,680,000
2010 est.
19 United Kingdom
31,520,000
2010 est.
20 France
29,320,000
2010 est.
21 Egypt
26,200,000
2010 est.
22 Iran
25,700,000
2010 est.
23 Turkey
25,640,000
2010 est.
24 Italy
24,980,000
2010 est.
25 Korea, South
24,750,000
2010 est.
26 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
23,530,000
2007 est.
27 Tanzania
23,390,000
2010 est.
28 Spain
23,090,000
2010 est.
29 Ukraine
22,020,000
2010 est.
30 Colombia
21,780,000
2010 est.
31 Canada
18,520,000
2010 est.
32 Nepal
18,000,000
2009 est.
33 Kenya
17,900,000
2010 est.
34 Poland
17,660,000
2010 est.
35 South Africa
17,390,000
2010 est.
36 Argentina
16,540,000
2010 est.
37 Uzbekistan
16,000,000
2010 est.
38 Uganda
15,510,000
2010 est.
39 Afghanistan
15,000,000
2004 est.
40 Venezuela
13,110,000
2010 est.
41 Korea, North
12,200,000
2009 est.
42 Sudan
11,920,000
2007 est.
43 Australia
11,870,000
2010 est.
44 Morocco
11,630,000
2010 est.
45 Malaysia
11,630,000
2010 est.
46 Taiwan
11,070,000
2010 est.
47 Algeria
10,810,000
2010 est.
48 Peru
10,580,000
2010 est.
49 Ghana
10,560,000
2010 est.
50 Mozambique
9,871,000
2010 est.
51 Madagascar
9,504,000
2007
52 Romania
9,345,000
2010 est.
53 Cambodia
8,800,000
2010 est.
54 Kazakhstan
8,611,000
2010 est.
55 Cote d'Ivoire
8,511,000
2010 est.
56 Iraq
8,500,000
2009 est.
57 Sri Lanka
8,074,000
2010 est.
58 Angola
8,014,000
2010 est.
59 Chile
7,918,000
2010 est.
60 Cameroon
7,836,000
2010 est.
61 Netherlands
7,816,000
2010 est.
62 Saudi Arabia
7,337,000
2010 est.
63 Yemen
6,832,000
2010 est.
64 Burkina Faso
6,668,000
2007
65 Azerbaijan
5,933,000
2010 est.
66 Malawi
5,747,000
2007 est.
67 Portugal
5,581,000
2010 est.
68 Senegal
5,532,000
2010 est.
69 Syria
5,527,000
2010 est.
70 Zambia
5,524,000
2010 est.
71 Czech Republic
5,449,000
2010 est.
72 Cuba
5,147,000
2010 est.
73 Belgium
5,114,000
2010 est.
74 Greece
5,013,000
2010 est.
75 Belarus
5,000,000
2009
76 Sweden
4,961,000
2010 est.
77 Haiti
4,810,000
2010 est.
78 Niger
4,688,000
2007
79 Ecuador
4,645,000
2010 est.
80 Dominican Republic
4,630,000
2010 est.
81 Bolivia
4,614,000
2010 est.
82 Rwanda
4,446,000
2007
83 Guinea
4,392,000
2007 est.
84 Chad
4,293,000
2007
85 Burundi
4,245,000
2007
86 Hungary
4,230,000
2010 est.
87 Switzerland
4,218,000
2010 est.
88 Guatemala
4,146,000
2010 est.
89 United Arab Emirates
3,908,000
2010 est.
90 Zimbabwe
3,848,000
2010 est.
91 Tunisia
3,829,000
2010 est.
92 Papua New Guinea
3,809,000
2010 est.
93 Laos
3,690,000
2010 est.
94 Hong Kong
3,685,000
2010 est.
95 Benin
3,662,000
2007 est.
96 Austria
3,648,000
2010 est.
97 Somalia
3,447,000
2007
98 Honduras
3,394,000
2010 est.
99 Serbia
3,250,000
2010 est.
100 Mali
3,241,000
2007 est.
101 Singapore
3,156,000
2010 est.
102 Israel
3,147,000
2010 est.
103 Paraguay
3,038,000
2010 est.
104 Denmark
2,852,000
2010 est.
105 Nicaragua
2,811,000
2010 est.
106 Slovakia
2,707,000
2010 est.
107 Finland
2,672,000
2010 est.
108 Norway
2,602,000
2010 est.
109 Bosnia and Herzegovina
2,600,000
2010 est.
110 Togo
2,595,000
2007
111 El Salvador
2,564,000
2010 est.
112 Bulgaria
2,499,000
2010 est.
113 Kyrgyzstan
2,344,000
2007
114 New Zealand
2,328,000
2010 est.
115 Turkmenistan
2,300,000
2008 est.
116 Sierra Leone
2,207,000
2007 est.
117 Ireland
2,140,000
2010 est.
118 Kuwait
2,112,000
2010 est.
119 Tajikistan
2,100,000
2009
120 Costa Rica
2,052,000
2010 est.
121 Eritrea
1,935,000
2007
122 Central African Republic
1,926,000
2007
123 Georgia
1,918,000
2007 est.
124 Libya
1,729,000
2010 est.
125 Croatia
1,721,000
2010 est.
126 Jordan
1,719,000
2010 est.
127 Uruguay
1,637,000
2010 est.
128 Lithuania
1,635,000
2010 est.
129 Congo, Republic of the
1,514,000
2007
130 Panama
1,485,000
2010 est.
131 Lebanon
1,481,000
2007 est.
132 Armenia
1,481,000
2007 est.
133 Puerto Rico
1,479,000
2007
134 Liberia
1,372,000
2007
135 Mauritania
1,318,000
2007
136 Jamaica
1,317,000
2010 est.
137 Qatar
1,242,000
2010 est.
138 Moldova
1,235,000
2010 est.
139 Botswana
1,225,000
2009 est.
140 Latvia
1,178,000
2010 est.
141 Mongolia
1,068,000
2008
142 Albania
1,053,000
2010 est.
143 Oman
968,800
2007
144 Slovenia
935,500
2010 est.
145 Macedonia
934,800
2010 est.
146 Lesotho
854,600
2007 est.
147 Namibia
789,100
2010 est.
148 Gambia, The
777,100
2007
149 Gabon
711,700
2010 est.
150 West Bank
694,000
2009
151 Estonia
686,800
2010 est.
152 Bahrain
656,200
2010 est.
153 Trinidad and Tobago
634,300
2010 est.
154 Guinea-Bissau
632,700
2007
155 Mauritius
597,300
2010 est.
156 Swaziland
457,900
2007
157 Timor-Leste
414,200
2007
158 Cyprus
407,700
2010 est.
159 Djibouti
351,700
2007
160 Gaza Strip
339,000
2009
161 Fiji
335,000
2007 est.
162 Guyana
333,900
2007 est.
163 Macau
330,900
2010 est.
164 Kosovo
310,000
2009 est.
165 Bhutan
299,900
2008
166 Comoros
268,500
2007 est.
167 Montenegro
259,100
2004
168 Luxembourg
205,900
2010 est.
169 Solomon Islands
202,500
2007
170 Cape Verde
196,100
2007
171 Equatorial Guinea
195,200
2007
172 Brunei
188,800
2008
173 Bahamas, The
184,000
2009
174 Iceland
181,000
2010 est.
175 Barbados
175,000
2007 est.
176 Suriname
165,600
2007
177 Malta
163,100
2010
178 Western Sahara
144,000
2010 est.
179 Belize
120,500
2008 est.
180 French Polynesia
116,000
2007
181 Vanuatu
115,900
2007
182 Maldives
110,000
2010
183 New Caledonia
102,600
2007
184 Saint Lucia
79,700
2007
185 Samoa
66,270
2007 est.
186 Curacao
63,000
NA
187 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
57,520
2007 est.
188 Jersey
53,560
June 2006
189 Sao Tome and Principe
52,490
2007
190 Virgin Islands
49,820
2007 est.
191 Monaco
44,000
2005 est.
192 Grenada
42,300
1996
193 Aruba
41,500
2004 est.
194 Tonga
39,960
2007
195 Isle of Man
39,690
2001
196 Seychelles
39,560
2006
197 Cayman Islands
39,000
2007
198 Northern Mariana Islands
38,450
2005 est.
199 Bermuda
38,360
2004
200 Andorra
38,220
2010
201 Faroe Islands
34,680
November 2008
202 Liechtenstein
32,880
NA
203 Guernsey
31,470
March 2006
204 Antigua and Barbuda
30,000
1991
205 Greenland
28,240
January 2009
206 Dominica
25,000
2000 est.
207 Sint Maarten
23,200
2008 est.
208 San Marino
22,950
June 2010
209 Saint Kitts and Nevis
18,170
June 1995
210 American Samoa
17,630
2005
211 Micronesia, Federated States of
16,360
2008
212 Marshall Islands
14,680
2000
213 British Virgin Islands
12,770
2004
214 Gibraltar
12,690
2001
215 Palau
9,777
2005
216 Kiribati
7,870
2001 est.
217 Cook Islands
6,820
2001
218 Anguilla
6,049
2001
219 Turks and Caicos Islands
4,848
1990 est.
220 Tuvalu
3,615
2004 est.
221 Saint Pierre and Miquelon
3,450
2005
222 Wallis and Futuna
3,104
2003
223 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha
2,486
1998 est.
224 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
1,724
1996
225 Svalbard
1,234
2003
226 Norfolk Island
978
2006
227 Niue
663
2001
228 Tokelau
440
2001
229 Pitcairn Islands
15
2004
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