failed states Compared by Labor > Labor force, total

DEFINITION: Labor force, total. Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older 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.


1 Pakistan 63.78 million 2012
2 Nigeria 52.64 million 2012
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 25.93 million 2012
4 Sudan 11.65 million 2012
5 Iraq 8.18 million 2012
6 Cote d'Ivoire 7.81 million 2012
7 Afghanistan 7.51 million 2012
8 Zimbabwe 7.09 million 2012
9 Yemen 6.86 million 2012
10 Guinea 4.74 million 2012
11 Chad 4.59 million 2012
12 Haiti 4.31 million 2012
13 Somalia 3.01 million 2012
14 Central African Republic 2.13 million 2012
15 Guinea-Bissau 711,710.39 2012


failed states Compared by Labor > Labor force, total


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