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Labor > Labor force Stats: compare key data on Canada & Germany

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Definitions

  • By occupation: Component parts of the labor force by occupation.
  • By occupation > Agriculture: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • By occupation > Services: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • Female > % of total labor force: Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation's definition of the economically active population.
  • Per capita: The total labor force figure Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Total: Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector."
STAT Canada Germany HISTORY
By occupation agriculture 2%, manufacturing 13%, construction 6%, services 76%, other 3% agriculture 2.8%, industry 33.4%, services 63.8%
By occupation > Agriculture 2%
Ranked 26th.
2.4%
Ranked 42nd. 20% more than Canada

By occupation > Services 76%
Ranked 2nd. 12% more than Germany
67.8%
Ranked 16th.

Female > % of total labor force 46.9%
Ranked 40th. 3% more than Germany
45.44%
Ranked 67th.

Per capita 537.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th. 2% more than Germany
528.39 per 1,000 people
Ranked 29th.

Total 18.66 million
Ranked 29th.
42.38 million
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than Canada

SOURCES: All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; International Labour Organisation, using World Bank population estimates.

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