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Labor > Labor force per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The total labor force figure. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Monaco 1,301.47 2005
2 Liechtenstein 917.13 2009
3 Cayman Islands 757.69 2007
4 San Marino 747.61 2009
5 Kuwait 720.02 2010
6 Qatar 716.69 2010
7 Nepal 678.1 2009
8 Bosnia and Herzegovina 676.04 2010
9 Azerbaijan 648.75 2010
10 Barbados 633.42 2007
11 Afghanistan 624.51 2004
12 Benin 617.86 2007
13 Macau 617.31 2009
14 China 612.62 2010
15 Cambodia 612.6 2010
16 Burma 610.04 2010
17 Singapore 605.71 2010
18 Bermuda 601.82 2004
19 Northern Mariana Islands 597.31 2005
20 Switzerland 590.42 2010
21 Thailand 582.81 2010
22 Laos 576.95 2010
23 Iceland 562.19 2010
24 Uzbekistan 560.18 2010
25 Papua New Guinea 555.33 2010
26 Canada 544.74 2010
27 Kazakhstan 534.08 2010
28 Vietnam 531.56 2010
29 New Zealand 531.16 2010
30 Brazil 530.71 2010
31 Russia 530.59 2010
32 Germany 530.1 2010
33 Norway 529.73 2010
34 Andorra 527.95 2008
35 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 527.49 2007
36 Vanuatu 526.82 2007
37 Hong Kong 526.75 2010
38 Australia 526.62 2010
39 Latvia 526.13 2010
40 Belarus 525.93 2009
41 Sweden 525.69 2010
42 Guam 523.9 2007
43 Portugal 523.63 2010
44 The Bahamas 519.05 2009
45 Japan 515.49 2010
46 Estonia 513.37 2010
47 Czech Republic 510.47 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 510.26 2010
48 Burundi 509.71 2007
49 Denmark 508.32 2010
50 The Gambia 508.11 2007
51 United Kingdom 505.05 2010
52 United States 500.77 2010
53 North Korea 500.58 2009
54 Finland 499.69 2010
55 Greenland 499.34 2007
56 Spain 498.36 2010
57 South Korea 498.28 2010
58 Lithuania 496.83 2010
59 Slovakia 492.26 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 492.01 2010
60 Palau 491.13 2005
61 Madagascar 490.63 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 490.57 2010
62 Bangladesh 488.8 2010
63 Bahrain 488.21 2010
64 Jamaica 487.56 2010
65 Brunei 486.58 2008
66 Tanzania 486.07 2010
67 Uruguay 485.47 2010
68 Indonesia 484.05 2010
69 Ukraine 480.92 2010
70 Antigua and Barbuda 480.68 1991
71 Ireland 480.52 2010
72 Trinidad and Tobago 475.12 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 473.27 2007
73 Netherlands 473.06 2010
74 El Salvador 472.81 2010
75 Ethiopia 471.15 2007
76 Paraguay 470.3 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 469.98 2010
European Union average (profile) 469.72 2010
77 Central African Republic 468.97 2007
78 Burkina Faso 468.42 2007
79 Saint Lucia 468.41 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 468.01 2010
80 Turkmenistan 467.71 2008
81 Seychelles 467.61 2006
82 Mauritius 466.07 2010
83 Costa Rica 464.7 2010
84 United Arab Emirates 462.95 2010
85 Belgium 460.74 2010
86 Georgia 460.3 2007
87 Colombia 457.96 2010
88 Venezuela 457.94 2010
89 Cuba 457.73 2010
90 Gabon 457.52 2010
91 Uganda 456.35 2010
92 Bolivia 454.29 2010
93 Slovenia 453.97 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 451.43 2010
94 Dominican Republic 449.05 2010
95 Bulgaria 448.25 2009
96 Rwanda 447.82 2007
97 Greece 446.61 2010
98 French Polynesia 445.54 2007
99 Honduras 445.34 2010
100 Poland 445.22 2010
101 Kyrgyzstan 444.92 2007
102 European Union 444.83 2010
103 Togo 444.74 2007
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 442.47 2007
104 Chile 441.96 2010
105 Austria 441.01 2010
106 Djibouti 440.35 2007
107 Kenya 438.53 2010
108 Guinea 437.15 2007
109 Lesotho 436.96 2007
110 Romania 436.14 2010
111 Ghana 435.23 2010
112 France 433.79 2010
113 Guyana 433.41 2007
114 Bhutan 433.28 2008
115 Hungary 430 2010
116 Senegal 427.01 2010
117 Guinea-Bissau 426.25 2007
118 Comoros 424.35 2007
119 Mali 424.34 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 424.01 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 423.53 2010
120 New Caledonia 423.27 2007
121 Malta 420.3 2009
122 Aruba 420.29 2004
123 Turks and Caicos Islands 419.74 1990
124 Grenada 419.66 1996
125 Malawi 419.07 2007
126 Zambia 417.95 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 417.19 2007
127 Philippines 416.29 2010
128 Italy 414.16 2010
129 Saint Kitts and Nevis 414.04 1997
Muslim countries average (profile) 413.56 2007
130 Mozambique 411.81 2010
131 Argentina 411.65 2010
132 Solomon Islands 411.46 2007
133 Democratic Republic of the Congo 411.45 2007
Former French colonies average (profile) 411.21 2007
134 Malaysia 410.95 2010
135 Belize 410.5 2008
136 Angola 408.05 2010
137 Sierra Leone 407.5 2007
138 Luxembourg 406.35 2010
139 Mongolia 405.65 2008
140 Cape Verde 405.41 2007
141 Panama 405.1 2010
142 Israel 404.01 2010
143 Swaziland 403.44 2007
144 Nicaragua 402.42 2010
145 Chad 401.43 2007
146 Cote d'Ivoire 401.39 2010
147 Armenia 401.35 2007
148 Fiji 401.01 2007
149 Croatia 398.84 2010
150 Mexico 398.6 2010
151 India 396.72 2010
152 East Timor 395.97 2007
153 Mauritania 395.79 2007
154 Sri Lanka 392.19 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 391 2010
155 Puerto Rico 390.96 2007
156 Tonga 390.66 2007
157 Liberia 389.52 2007
158 Somalia 386.83 2007
159 Haiti 382.92 2007
160 Cameroon 379.94 2010
failed states average (profile) 377.51 2007
161 Oman 377 2007
162 Tuvalu 374.77 2004
163 Eritrea 371.41 2007
164 Morocco 367.55 2010
165 Samoa 363.64 2007
166 Tunisia 363.06 2010
167 Cyprus 362.42 2010
168 Peru 361.55 2010
169 Sudan 358.84 2007
170 Dominica 358.79 2000
171 Botswana 357.82 2007
172 Lebanon 357.75 2007
173 South Africa 346.46 2010
174 Iran 345.14 2010
175 Turkey 342.82 2010
176 Maldives 337.74 2010
177 Moldova 337.73 2010
178 Albania 336.49 2010
179 Namibia 334.56 2010
180 Egypt 334.29 2010
181 Niger 330.2 2007
182 Suriname 324.43 2007
183 Pakistan 322.09 2010
184 Sao Tome and Principe 321.26 2007
185 Ecuador 305.98 2010
186 Equatorial Guinea 305.18 2007
187 Nigeria 302.62 2010
188 Yemen 300.14 2010
189 American Samoa 298.22 2005
190 Guatemala 297.04 2010
191 Zimbabwe 294.26 2010
192 Libya 286.23 2010
193 Jordan 284.32 2010
194 Tajikistan 281.98 2009
195 Iraq 281.8 2009
196 Marshall Islands 281.44 2000
197 Saudi Arabia 269.16 2010
198 Algeria 266.49 2010
199 Syria 256.68 2010
200 Federated States of Micronesia 156.56 2008
201 Kiribati 93.4 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Labor force per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Labor-force-per-1000

Labor > Labor force per 1000: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Labor > Labor force per 1000

  • Germany ranked first for labor force per 1000 amongst European Union in 2010.
  • China ranked first for labor force per 1000 amongst Emerging markets in 2010.
  • Switzerland ranked first for labor force per 1000 amongst High income OECD countries in 2010.
  • Monaco ranked first for labor force per 1000 amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Iceland ranked first for labor force per 1000 amongst NATO countries in 2010.
  • Kuwait ranked first for labor force per 1000 amongst Hot countries in 2010.
  • Canada ranked first for labor force per 1000 amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2010.
  • Uruguay ranked first for labor force per 1000 amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2010.
  • Liechtenstein ranked first for labor force per 1000 amongst Catholic countries in 2009.
  • France ranked second last for labor force per 1000 amongst Non-religious countries in 2010.
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