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  Rank Order - Labor force


Countries for which no information is available are not included in this list.
Rank
Country
Labor force
Date of Information
1
World 3,001,000,000 2005 est.
2
China 791,400,000 2005 est.
3
India 496,400,000 2005 est.
4
European Union 218,500,000 2005 est.
5
United States 149,300,000 2005 est.
6
Indonesia 94,200,000 2005 est.
7
Brazil 90,410,000 2005 est.
8
Russia 74,220,000 2005 est.
9
Bangladesh 66,600,000 2005 est.
10
Japan 66,400,000 2005 est.
11
Nigeria 57,210,000 2005 est.
12
Pakistan 46,840,000 2005 est.
13
Vietnam 44,390,000 2005 est.
14
Mexico 43,400,000 2005 est.
15
Germany 43,320,000 2005 est.
16
Philippines 36,730,000 2005 est.
17
Thailand 35,360,000 2005 est.
18
United Kingdom 30,070,000 2005 est.
19
Burma 27,750,000 2005 est.
20
France 27,720,000 2005 est.
21
Turkey 24,700,000 2005 est.
22
Italy 24,490,000 2005 est.
23
Iran 23,680,000 2005 est.
24
Korea, South 23,530,000 2005 est.
25
Ukraine 22,670,000 2005 est.
26
Egypt 21,340,000 2005 est.
27
Spain 20,670,000 2005 est.
28
Colombia 20,520,000 2005
29
Tanzania 19,220,000 2005 est.
30
Poland 17,100,000 2005 est.
31
Canada 16,300,000 December 2005
32
Argentina 15,340,000 2005 est.
33
South Africa 15,230,000 2005 est.
34
Afghanistan 15,000,000 2004 est.
35
Uzbekistan 14,260,000 2005 est.
36
Uganda 13,170,000 2005 est.
37
Venezuela 12,310,000 2005 est.
38
Kenya 11,850,000 2005 est.
39
Morocco 11,190,000 2005 est.
40
Sudan 11,000,000 1996 est.
41
Malaysia 10,670,000 2005 est.
42
Ghana 10,620,000 2005 est.
43
Taiwan 10,600,000 2005 est.
44
Australia 10,420,000 2005 est.
45
Nepal 10,400,000 2004 est.
46
Algeria 10,150,000 2005 est.
47
Korea, North 9,600,000 NA
48
Romania 9,310,000 2005 est.
49
Mozambique 9,200,000 2000 est.
50
Peru 9,060,000 2005 est.
51
Sri Lanka 8,080,000 2005 est.
52
Kazakhstan 7,850,000 2005 est.
53
Netherlands 7,530,000 2005 est.
54
Iraq 7,400,000 2004 est.
55
Madagascar 7,300,000 2000
56
Cambodia 7,000,000 2003 est.
57
Cote d'Ivoire 6,950,000 2005 est.
58
Cameroon 6,860,000 2005 est.
59
Saudi Arabia 6,760,000 2005 est.
60
Chile 6,300,000 2005 est.
61
Yemen 5,830,000 2005 est.
62
Angola 5,580,000 2005 est.
63
Portugal 5,520,000 2005 est.
64
Azerbaijan 5,450,000 2005 est.
65
Czech Republic 5,270,000 2005 est.
66
Syria 5,120,000 2004 est.
67
Burkina Faso 5,000,000 2003
68
Senegal 4,820,000 2005 est.
69
Zambia 4,800,000 2005 est.
70
Belgium 4,770,000 2005 est.
71
Greece 4,720,000 2005 est.
72
Cuba 4,600,000 2005 est.
73
Rwanda 4,600,000 2000
74
Ecuador 4,600,000 2005 est.
75
Malawi 4,500,000 2001 est.
76
Sweden 4,490,000 2005 est.
77
Belarus 4,300,000 31 December 2005
78
Bolivia 4,220,000 2005 est.
79
Hungary 4,180,000 2005 est.
80
Zimbabwe 3,940,000 2005 est.
81
Mali 3,930,000 2001 est.
82
Switzerland 3,800,000 2005 est.
83
Guatemala 3,760,000 2005 est.
84
Somalia 3,700,000 NA
85
Tajikistan 3,700,000 2003
86
Hong Kong 3,610,000 October 2005
87
Haiti 3,600,000 1995
88
Austria 3,490,000 2005 est.
89
Tunisia 3,410,000 2005 est.
90
Papua New Guinea 3,400,000 2005 est.
91
Bulgaria 3,340,000 2005 est.
92
Guinea 3,000,000 1999
93
Burundi 2,990,000 2002
94
Serbia 2,961,000 2002
95
Denmark 2,900,000 2005 est.
96
El Salvador 2,810,000 2005 est.
97
United Arab Emirates 2,800,000 2005 est.
98
Laos 2,800,000 2002 est.
99
Kyrgyzstan 2,700,000 2000
100
Paraguay 2,680,000 2005 est.
101
Finland 2,610,000 2005 est.
102
Lebanon 2,600,000 2001 est.
103
Honduras 2,540,000 2005 est.
104
Israel 2,420,000 2005 est.
105
Norway 2,400,000 2005 est.
106
Turkmenistan 2,320,000 2003 est.
107
Singapore 2,280,000 September 2005 est.
108
Slovakia 2,240,000 30 September 2005 est.
109
New Zealand 2,130,000 2005 est.
110
Georgia 2,040,000 2004 est.
111
Ireland 2,030,000 2005 est.
112
Nicaragua 2,010,000 2005 est.
113
Costa Rica 1,820,000 2005 est.
114
Togo 1,740,000 1996
115
Croatia 1,710,000 2005 est.
116
Kuwait 1,670,000 2005 est.
117
Libya 1,640,000 2005 est.
118
Lithuania 1,610,000 2005 est.
119
Uruguay 1,520,000 2005 est.
120
Mongolia 1,488,000 2003
121
Jordan 1,460,000 2005 est.
122
Panama 1,390,000 2005 est.
123
Sierra Leone 1,369,000 1981 est.
124
Moldova 1,340,000 2005 est.
125
Puerto Rico 1,300,000 2000
126
Armenia 1,200,000 2005
127
Jamaica 1,200,000 2005 est.
128
Latvia 1,110,000 2005 est.
129
Albania 1,090,000 2004 est.
130
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,026,000 2001
131
Oman 920,000 2002 est.
132
Slovenia 920,000 2005 est.
133
Macedonia 855,000 2004 est.
134
Lesotho 838,000 2000
135
Namibia 820,000 2005 est.
136
Mauritania 786,000 2001
137
Estonia 670,000 2005 est.
138
Gabon 640,000 2005 est.
139
Trinidad and Tobago 620,000 2005 est.
140
West Bank 614,000 April-June 2005
141
Mauritius 570,000 2005 est.
142
Guinea-Bissau 480,000 1999
143
Qatar 440,000 2005 est.
144
Guyana 418,000 2001 est.
145
Gambia, The 400,000 1996
146
Bahrain 380,000 2005 est.
147
Cyprus 370,000 2005 est.
148
Luxembourg 316,500 2005 est.
149
Reunion 299,000 2002
150
Botswana 288,400 2004
151
Djibouti 282,000 2000
152
Gaza Strip 278,000 April-June 2005
153
Montenegro 259,100 2004
154
Macau 251,200 3rd Quarter, 2005
155
Guadeloupe 191,400 1999
156
Bahamas, The 176,300 2004
157
Iceland 165,900 2005 est.
158
Martinique 165,900 1998
159
Malta 160,000 2005 est.
160
Suriname 156,700 2004
161
Swaziland 155,700 2003
162
Brunei 146,300 2003 est.
163
Comoros 144,500 1996 est.
164
Fiji 137,000 1999
165
Barbados 128,500 2001 est.
166
Cyprus 95,025 2005 est.
167
Belize 90,000 2001 est.
168
Samoa 90,000 2000 est.
169
Maldives 88,000 2000
170
Netherlands Antilles 83,600 2005
171
New Caledonia 78,990 2004
172
Niger 70,000 2002 est.
173
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 67,000 1984 est.
174
French Polynesia 63,300 December 20004
175
Guam 62,050 2002 est.
176
French Guiana 58,800 1997
177
Jersey 52,790 2004
178
Andorra 48,740 2004
179
Mayotte 44,560 2002
180
Northern Mariana Islands 44,470 2000
181
Virgin Islands 43,980 2004 est.
182
Saint Lucia 43,800 2001 est.
183
Grenada 42,300 1996
184
Aruba 41,500 2004 est.
185
Monaco 41,110 2004
186
Isle of Man 39,690 2001
187
Bermuda 38,360 2004
188
Tonga 33,910 1996
189
Guernsey 32,290 2001
190
Seychelles 30,900 1996
191
American Samoa 30,200 2005
192
Antigua and Barbuda 30,000 NA
193
Liechtenstein 29,500 31 December 2001
194
Solomon Islands 26,840 1999
195
Dominica 25,000 1999 est.
196
Greenland 24,500 1999 est.
197
Faroe Islands 24,250 October 2000
198
Cayman Islands 19,820 1995
199
San Marino 18,500 1999
200
Saint Kitts and Nevis 18,170 June 1995
201
Gibraltar 14,800 1999
202
Marshall Islands 14,680 2000
203
British Virgin Islands 12,770 2004
204
Western Sahara 12,000 NA
205
Palau 10,200 2005
206
Cook Islands 8,000 1996
207
Kiribati 7,870 2001 est.
208
Tuvalu 7,000 2001 est.
209
Anguilla 6,049 2001
210
Turks and Caicos Islands 4,848 1990 est.
211
Montserrat 4,521 2000 est.
212
Saint Helena 3,500 1998 est.
213
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 3,261 1999
214
Norfolk Island 1,345 NA
215
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 1,100 NA
216
Pitcairn Islands 15 2004

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