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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
China 778,100,000 2004 est.
2
India 472,000,000 2004 est.
3
United States 146,500,000 2004 est.
4
Indonesia 105,700,000 2004 est.
5
Brazil 82,590,000 2004 est.
6
Russia 71,680,000 2004 est.
7
Japan 66,660,000 2004 est.
8
Bangladesh 64,020,000 2004 est.
9
Nigeria 54,360,000 2004 est.
10
Vietnam 45,740,000 2004 est.
11
Pakistan 43,980,000 2004 est.
12
Germany 42,630,000 2004 est.
13
Thailand 34,900,000 2004 est.
14
Philippines 34,560,000 2004 est.
15
Mexico 34,110,000 2004 est.
16
United Kingdom 29,600,000 2004 est.
17
France 27,390,000 2004 est.
18
Italy 24,150,000 2004 est.
19
Turkey 23,790,000 2004 est.
20
Korea, South 22,920,000 2004 est.
21
Iran 22,320,000 2004 est.
22
Burma 22,140,000 2004 est.
23
Ukraine 21,290,000 2004 est.
24
Colombia 20,340,000 2004 est.
25
Egypt 20,190,000 2004 est.
26
Spain 18,820,000 2004 est.
27
Tanzania 18,560,000 2004 est.
28
Canada 17,040,000 2004 est.
29
Poland 16,920,000 2004 est.
30
South Africa 16,350,000 2004 est.
31
Argentina 14,920,000 2004 est.
32
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 14,510,000 1993 est.
33
Uzbekistan 14,200,000 2004 est.
34
Uganda 12,090,000 2004 est.
35
Afghanistan 11,800,000 2001 est.
36
Kenya 11,450,000 2004 est.
37
Venezuela 11,380,000 2004 est.
38
Sudan 11,000,000 1996 est.
39
Morocco 10,840,000 2004 est.
40
Malaysia 10,260,000 2004 est.
41
Australia 10,190,000 2004 est.
42
Taiwan 10,080,000 2004 est.
43
Ghana 10,000,000 2004 est.
44
Nepal 10,000,000 1996 est.
45
Algeria 9,600,000 2004 est.
46
Korea, North 9,600,000 NA
47
Romania 9,280,000 2004 est.
48
Mozambique 9,200,000 2000 est.
49
Peru 8,630,000 2004 est.
50
Iraq 7,800,000 2004 est.
51
Kazakhstan 7,634,000 2004 est.
52
Netherlands 7,460,000 2004 est.
53
Madagascar 7,300,000 2000
54
Sri Lanka 7,170,000 2004 est.
55
Cambodia 7,000,000 2003 est.
56
Cote d'Ivoire 6,640,000 2004 est.
57
Cameroon 6,490,000 2004 est.
58
Saudi Arabia 6,430,000 2004 est.
59
Chile 6,000,000 2004 est.
60
Yemen 5,790,000 2004 est.
61
Angola 5,570,000 2004 est.
62
Portugal 5,409,000 2004 est.
63
Czech Republic 5,250,000 2004 est.
64
Burkina Faso 5,000,000 2003
65
Azerbaijan 4,990,000 2004 est.
66
Syria 4,970,000 2004 est.
67
Belarus 4,800,000 2000 est.
68
Belgium 4,730,000 2004 est.
69
Senegal 4,620,000 2004 est.
70
Rwanda 4,600,000 2000
71
Zambia 4,590,000 2004 est.
72
Cuba 4,580,000 2004 est.
73
Malawi 4,500,000 2001 est.
74
Sweden 4,449,000 2004 est.
75
Greece 4,390,000 2004 est.
76
Ecuador 4,360,000 2004 est.
77
Zimbabwe 4,170,000 2004 est.
78
Hungary 4,164,000 2004 est.
79
Bolivia 4,100,000 2004 est.
80
Mali 3,930,000 2001 est.
81
Guatemala 3,840,000 2004 est.
82
Switzerland 3,720,000 2004 est.
83
Somalia 3,700,000 NA
84
Haiti 3,600,000 1995
85
Hong Kong 3,500,000 2004 est.
86
Tunisia 3,461,000 2004 est.
87
Austria 3,425,000 2004 est.
88
Bulgaria 3,333,000 2004 est.
89
Papua New Guinea 3,250,000 2004 est.
90
Tajikistan 3,187,000 2000
91
Guinea 3,000,000 1999
92
Burundi 2,990,000 2002
93
Serbia and Montenegro 2,930,000 2004 est.
94
Denmark 2,863,000 2004 est.
95
Kyrgyzstan 2,700,000 2000
96
El Salvador 2,620,000 2004 est.
97
Israel 2,610,000 2004 est.
98
Laos 2,600,000 2001 est.
99
Finland 2,599,000 2004 est.
100
Slovakia 2,580,000 2004 est.
101
Honduras 2,410,000 2004 est.
102
Norway 2,380,000 2004 est.
103
Turkmenistan 2,340,000 1996
104
Singapore 2,200,000 2004 est.
105
United Arab Emirates 2,160,000 2004 est.
106
Paraguay 2,150,000 2004 est.
107
Georgia 2,100,000 2001 est.
108
New Zealand 2,008,000 2004 est.
109
Nicaragua 1,910,000 2004 est.
110
Ireland 1,871,000 2004 est.
111
Costa Rica 1,758,000 2004 est.
112
Togo 1,740,000 1996
113
Croatia 1,690,000 2004 est.
114
Lithuania 1,642,000 2004 est.
115
Uruguay 1,560,000 2004 est.
116
Libya 1,510,000 2004 est.
117
Lebanon 1,500,000 2001 est.
118
Armenia 1,400,000 2001
119
Mongolia 1,400,000 2001
120
Moldova 1,383,000 2004 est.
121
Kuwait 1,380,000 2004 est.
122
Sierra Leone 1,369,000 1981 est.
123
Jordan 1,360,000 2004 est.
124
Albania 1,350,000 2003 est.
125
Puerto Rico 1,300,000 2000
126
Panama 1,190,000 2004 est.
127
Latvia 1,180,000 2004 est.
128
Jamaica 1,130,000 2004 est.
129
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,026,000 2001
130
Oman 920,000 2002 est.
131
Slovenia 875,000 2004 est.
132
Macedonia 860,000 2003 est.
133
Lesotho 838,000 2000
134
Mauritania 786,000 2001
135
Namibia 760,000 2004 est.
136
Estonia 654,000 2004 est.
137
Gabon 610,000 2004 est.
138
Trinidad and Tobago 590,000 2004 est.
139
Mauritius 560,000 2004 est.
140
Guinea-Bissau 480,000 1999
141
Guyana 418,000 2001 est.
142
Gambia, The 400,000 1996
143
Swaziland 383,200 2000
144
Bahrain 350,000 2004 est.
145
Cyprus 330,000 2004 est.
146
Reunion 309,900 2000
147
Djibouti 282,000 2000
148
Botswana 264,000 2000
149
Macau 214,000 2002
150
Luxembourg 200,000 2004 est.
151
Martinique 165,900 1998
152
Iceland 160,000 2004 est.
153
Malta 160,000 2002 est.
154
Bahamas, The 156,000 1999
155
Comoros 144,500 1996 est.
156
Brunei 143,400 1999 est.
157
Qatar 140,000 2004 est.
158
Fiji 137,000 1999
159
Barbados 128,500 2001 est.
160
Guadeloupe 125,900 1997
161
Suriname 100,000 NA
162
Belize 90,000 2001 est.
163
Samoa 90,000 2000 est.
164
Netherlands Antilles 89,000 2000
165
Maldives 88,000 2000
166
New Caledonia 79,400 NA
167
French Polynesia 70,000 1996
168
Niger 70,000 2002 est.
169
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 67,000 1984 est.
170
Guam 60,000 2000 est.
171
French Guiana 58,800 1997
172
Jersey 57,050 1996
173
Virgin Islands 48,900 2003 est.
174
Mayotte 48,800 2000
175
Saint Lucia 43,800 2001 est.
176
Grenada 42,300 1996
177
Aruba 41,500 1997 est.
178
Bermuda 37,470 2000
179
Man, Isle of 36,610 1998
180
Tonga 33,910 1996
181
Andorra 33,000 2001 est.
182
Guernsey 31,320 2000
183
Seychelles 30,900 1996
184
Monaco 30,540 January 1994
185
Antigua and Barbuda 30,000 NA
186
Liechtenstein 29,000 31 December 2001
187
Marshall Islands 28,700 1996 est.
188
Solomon Islands 26,840 1999
189
Dominica 25,000 1999 est.
190
Greenland 24,500 1999 est.
191
Faroe Islands 24,250 October 2000
192
Cayman Islands 19,820 1995
193
San Marino 18,500 1999
194
Saint Kitts and Nevis 18,170 June 1995
195
Gibraltar 14,800 1999
196
American Samoa 14,000 1996
197
Western Sahara 12,000 NA
198
Palau 9,845 2000
199
Cook Islands 8,000 1996
200
Kiribati 7,870 2001 est.
201
Tuvalu 7,000 2001 est.
202
Anguilla 6,049 2001
203
Northern Mariana Islands 6,006 June 1995
204
British Virgin Islands 4,911 1980
205
Turks and Caicos Islands 4,848 1990 est.
206
Montserrat 4,521 2000 est.
207
Saint Helena 3,500 1998 est.
208
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 3,261 1999
209
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 1,100 NA
210
Pitcairn Islands 12 1997

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