South Asia Compared by Labor > Force > Total > Per capita

DEFINITION: Total labor force comprises people who meet the International Labour Organization 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.


1 Bangladesh 0.45 per capita 2005
2 India 0.397 per capita 2005
3 Bhutan 0.39 per capita 2005
4 Pakistan 0.363 per capita 2005
5 Afghanistan 0.344 per capita 1989


South Asia Compared by Labor > Force > Total > Per capita


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