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This is a list of countries by size of the labour force mostly based on The World Factbook.[1]

Rank Country/Region Labour force Date of
information
 World 3,312,265,000
1  China 797,600,000 2013 est.
2  India 487,300,000 2013 est.
 European Union 228,600,000 2013 est.
3  United States 155,400,000 2013 est.
4  Indonesia 120,000,000 2013 est.
5  Brazil 107,300,000 2013 est.
6  Bangladesh 78,620,000 2013 est.
7  Russia 75,290,000 2013 est.
8  Japan 65,620,000 2013 est.
9  Pakistan 59,210,000 2012 est.
10  Vietnam 52,930,000 2013 est.
11  Nigeria 51,530,000 2011 est.
12  Mexico 51,480,000 2013 est.
13  Ethiopia 45,650,000 2013 est.
14  Germany 44,200,000 2013 est.
15  Philippines 41,330,000 2013 est.
16  Thailand 39,380,000 2013 est.
17  Democratic Republic of the Congo 35,180,000 2013 est.
18  Myanmar 34,130,000 2013 est.
19  United Kingdom 30,150,000 2013 est.
20  France 29,940,000 2013 est.
21  Turkey 27,910,000 2013 est.
22  Iran 27,720,000 2013 est.
23  Egypt 27,690,000 2013 est.
24  South Korea 25,860,000 2013 est.
25  Italy 25,740,000 2013 est.
26  Tanzania 25,590,000 2013 est.
27  Colombia 23,750,000 2013 est.
28  Spain 23,200,000 2013 est.
29  Ukraine 22,170,000 2013 est.
30  Kenya 19,670,000 2013 est.
31  Canada 19,080,000 2013 est.
32  South Africa 18,540,000 2013 est.
33  Poland 18,220,000 2013 est.
34  Uganda 17,400,000 2013 est.
35  Argentina 17,320,000 2013 est.
36  Uzbekistan 16,990,000 2013 est.
37  Peru 16,160,000 2012 est.
38    Nepal 16,000,000 2011 est.
39  Venezuela 14,010,000 2013 est.
40  Malaysia 13,190,000 2013 est.
41  North Korea 12,600,000 2012 est.
42  Australia 12,440,000 2013 est.
43  Ghana 12,070,000 2013 est.
44  Sudan 11,920,000 2007 est.
45  Morocco 11,730,000 2013 est.
 Taiwan 11,550,000 2013 est.
46  Algeria 11,150,000 2013 est.
47  Mozambique 10,550,000 2013 est.
48  Madagascar 9,504,000 2007
49  Romania 9,451,000 2013 est.
50  Kazakhstan 9,022,000 2013 est.
51  Angola 9,018,000 2013 est.
52  Iraq 8,900,000 2010 est.
53  Sri Lanka 8,528,000 2013 est.
54  Cameroon 8,426,000 2013 est.
55  Saudi Arabia 8,412,000 2013 est.
56  Chile 8,367,000 2013 est.
57  Netherlands 7,939,000 2013 est.
58  Côte d'Ivoire 7,928,000 2013 est.
59  Cambodia 7,900,000 2011 est.
60  Afghanistan 7,512,000 2012 est.
61  Yemen 7,100,000 2013 est.
62  Ecuador 6,953,000 2013 est.
63  Burkina Faso 6,668,000 2007
64  Zambia 6,275,000 2013 est.
65  Senegal 6,096,000 2013 est.
66  Malawi 5,747,000 2007 est.
67  Guinea 5,409,000 2013 est.
68  Portugal 5,395,000 2013 est.
69  Czech Republic 5,304,000 2013 est.
70  Cuba 5,233,000 2013 est.
71  Belgium 5,150,000 2013 est.
72  Sweden 5,107,000 2013 est.
73  Syria 5,014,000 2013 est.
74  Belarus 5,000,000 2009
75   Switzerland 4,976,000 2013 est.
76  Bolivia 4,992,000 2012 est.
77  Greece 4,918,000 2013 est.
78  Dominican Republic 4,912,000 2013 est.
79  Haiti 4,810,000 2010 est.
80  Niger 4,688,000 2007
81  Azerbaijan 4,680,000 2012 est.
82  United Arab Emirates 4,588,000 2013 est.
83  Guatemala 4,465,000 2013 est.
84  Rwanda 4,446,000 2007
85  Chad 4,293,000 2007
86  Hungary 4,263,000 2013 est.
87  Burundi 4,245,000 2007
88  Papua New Guinea 4,077,000 2013 est.
89  Tunisia 3,974,000 2013 est.
90  Zimbabwe 3,939,000 2013 est.
 Hong Kong 3,873,000 2013 est.
91  Austria 3,737,000 2013 est.
92  Benin 3,662,000 2007 est.
93  Honduras 3,507,000 2013 est.
94  Israel 3,493,000 2013 est.
95  Somalia 3,447,000 2007
96  Singapore 3,444,000 2013 est.
97  Laos 3,337,000 2013 est.
98  Mali 3,241,000 2007 est.
99  Paraguay 3,190,000 2013 est.
100  Nicaragua 3,039,000 2013 est.
101  Eritrea 2,955,000 2012 est.
102  Republic of the Congo 2,890,000 2011 est.
103  Denmark 2,795,000 2013 est.
104  El Salvador 2,738,000 2013 est.
105  Slovakia 2,727,000 2013 est.
106  Norway 2,707,000 2014 est.
107  Finland 2,685,000 2013 est.
108  Togo 2,595,000 2007
109  Bulgaria 2,551,000 2013 est.
110  New Zealand 2,413,000 2013 est.
111  Kuwait 2,380,000 2013 est.
112  Kyrgyzstan 2,344,000 2007
113  Turkmenistan 2,300,000 2008 est.
114  Costa Rica 2,222,000 2013 est.
115  Tajikistan 2,209,000 2013 est.
116  Sierra Leone 2,207,000 2007 est.
117  Ireland 2,161,000 2013 est.
118  Central African Republic 2,082,000 2011 est.
119  Georgia 1,959,000 2011 est.
120  Jordan 1,898,000 2013 est.
121  Croatia 1,715,000 2013 est.
122  Serbia 1,703,000 2013 est.
123  Uruguay 1,700,000 2013 est.
124  Libya 1,644,000 2013 est.
125  Panama 1,540,000 2013 est.
126  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,490,000 2012 est.
127  Lebanon 1,481,000 2007 est.
128  Lithuania 1,452,000 2013 est.
129  Qatar 1,424,000 2013 est.
130  Armenia 1,394,000 2013 est.
131  Liberia 1,372,000 2007
132  Mauritania 1,318,000 2007
133  Botswana 1,308,000 2013 est.
 Puerto Rico 1,300,000 2012
134  Jamaica 1,261,000 2013 est.
135  Moldova 1,327,000 2013 est.
136  Albania 1,090,000 2013 est.
137  Mongolia 1,068,000 2011 est.
 West Bank 1,025,000 2013 est.
138  Latvia 1,022,000 2013 est.
139  Oman 968,800 2007
140  Macedonia 960,700 2013 est.
141  Slovenia 913,400 2013 est.
142  Namibia 880,400 2013 est.
143  Lesotho 874,200 2013 est.
 Kosovo 800,000 2011 est.
144  Gambia 777,100 2007
145  Bahrain 716,500 2013 est.
146  Estonia 692,900 2013 est.
147  Mauritius 637,600 2013 est.
148  Guinea-Bissau 632,700 2007
149  Gabon 629,100 2013 est.
150  Trinidad and Tobago 621,000 2013 est.
151  Cyprus 443,500 2013 est.
152  Swaziland 424,100 2011 est.
152  Timor-Leste 418,200 2009
 Macau 367,800 2013 est.
 Gaza Strip 348,200 2010 est.
153  Bhutan 336,400 2012
154  Fiji 335,000 2007 est.
155  Guyana 313,100 2009 est.
156  Djibouti 294,600 2012
157  Montenegro 251,300 2011 est.
158  Comoros 233,500 2011 est.
159  Luxembourg 208,800 2013 est.
160  Brunei 205,800 2011 est.
161  Solomon Islands 202,500 2007
162  Bahamas 196,900 2013 est.
163  Cape Verde 196,100 2007
164  Equatorial Guinea 195,200 2007
165  Malta 190,400 2013 est.
166  Iceland 181,100 2013 est.
167  Suriname 165,600 2007
168  Maldives 159,700 2012
 Western Sahara 144,000 2010 est.
169  Barbados 141,800 2013 est.
170  Belize 120,500 2008 est.
 French Polynesia 116,000 2007
171  Vanuatu 115,900 2007
 New Caledonia 106,400 2010
172  Saint Lucia 79,700 2012
 Curaçao 73,100 2013
 Guam 69,390 2010 est.
173  Grenada 59,900 2013 est.
174  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 57,520 2007 est.
 Jersey 53,380 2012
175  Sao Tome and Principe 52,490 2007
176  Monaco 52,490 2012 est.
 Aruba 51,610 2007 est.
 U.S. Virgin Islands 49,820 2007 est.
177  Samoa 47,930 2011 est.
 Isle of Man 41,790 2006
178  Tonga 39,960 2007
179  Seychelles 39,560 2006
 Cayman Islands 39,000 2007
 Northern Mariana Islands 38,450 2005 est.
 Bermuda 37,400 2011
180  Andorra 36,060 2012
181  Liechtenstein 35,830 2012
 Faroe Islands 34,710 2010
 Guernsey 31,470 2006
182  Antigua and Barbuda 30,000 1991
 Greenland 28,600 2011
183  Dominica 25,000 2000 est.
 Sint Maarten 23,200 2008 est.
184  San Marino 21,960 2013
185  Saint Kitts and Nevis 18,170 1995
 American Samoa 17,630 2005
 Saint Martin 17,300 N/A
186  Federated States of Micronesia 15,920 2022
 British Virgin Islands 12,770 2004
 Gibraltar 12,690 2001
187  Marshall Islands 10,480 2011 est.
188  Palau 9,777 2005
189  Kiribati 7,870 2001
 Cook Islands 6,820 2001
 Anguilla 6,049 2001
 Falkland Islands 5,246 2006
 Turks and Caicos Islands 4,848 1990 est.
 Montserrat 4,521 2012
190  Tuvalu 3,615 2004 est.
 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 3,450 2006
 Wallis and Futuna 3,104 2003
191   Vatican City 2,832 2011
 Saint Helena 2,486 1998 est.
 Svalbard 1,234 2003
 Norfolk Island 978 2006
 Niue 663 2001
 Tokelau 440 2001
 Pitcairn Islands 15 2004

Notes[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the CIA World Factbook.

  1. ^ "COUNTRY COMPARISON :: LABOR FORCE". cia.gov. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 

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