This page has a list of countries by Labor force, total, according to officially-recognized international sources compiled by the World Bank. Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes people who are currently employed and people who are unemployed but seeking work as well as first-time job-seekers. Not everyone who works is included, however. Unpaid workers, family workers, and students are often omitted, and some countries do not count members of the armed forces. Labor force size tends to vary during the year as seasonal workers enter and leave.

  • Afghanistan
    11082536
  • Angola
    13643732
  • Albania
    1311392
  • United Arab Emirates
    6922233
  • Argentina
    20977426
  • Armenia
    1302781
  • Australia
    13533345
  • Austria
    4622725
  • Azerbaijan
    5114769
  • Burundi
    5148173
  • Belgium
    5105726
  • Benin
    4993954
  • Burkina Faso
    7707736
  • Bangladesh
    71180785
  • Bulgaria
    3262652
  • Bahrain
    1022526
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    1294171
  • Belarus
    4987230
  • Belize
    183771
  • Bolivia
    5838629
  • Brazil
    107371779
  • Barbados
    155113
  • Bhutan
    388490
  • Botswana
    1111375
  • Central African Republic
    1961831
  • Canada
    20712681
  • Switzerland
    4999315
  • Channel Islands
    85825
  • Chile
    9691976
  • China
    778700553
  • Cameroon
    11679110
  • Colombia
    27271056
  • Comoros
    229999
  • Costa Rica
    2499290
  • Cuba
    5087758
  • Cyprus
    632970
  • Czech Republic
    5432293
  • Germany
    43506216
  • Djibouti
    423670
  • Denmark
    3035902
  • Dominican Republic
    5067915
  • Algeria
    12427930
  • Ecuador
    8717077
  • Euro area
    164941035
  • Eritrea
    1601345
  • Spain
    23034337
  • Estonia
    699810
  • Ethiopia
    54994539
  • European Union
    215577651
  • Finland
    2737486
  • Fiji
    366196
  • France
    30394934
  • Gabon
    741583
  • United Kingdom
    34699630
  • Georgia
    2022124
  • Ghana
    13222264
  • Guinea
    4608054
  • Equatorial Guinea
    552468
  • Greece
    4729920
  • Guatemala
    7035044
  • Guam
    82814
  • Guyana
    319199
  • Honduras
    4728969
  • Croatia
    1760979
  • Haiti
    5186566
  • Hungary
    4703549
  • Indonesia
    136694226
  • India
    500995152
  • Ireland
    2440256
  • Iraq
    10808616
  • Iceland
    219020
  • Israel
    4248718
  • Italy
    25850222
  • Jamaica
    1502399
  • Jordan
    2684907
  • Japan
    67802081
  • Kazakhstan
    9063070
  • Kenya
    24728107
  • Cambodia
    9512780
  • Kuwait
    2460629
  • Lebanon
    2402148
  • Liberia
    2301721
  • Libya
    2460060
  • Sri Lanka
    8971002
  • Lesotho
    986024
  • Lithuania
    1428266
  • Luxembourg
    315170
  • Latvia
    965139
  • Morocco
    12203685
  • Moldova
    952585
  • Madagascar
    14307144
  • Maldives
    306070
  • Mexico
    58004305
  • Mali
    7599866
  • Malta
    242769
  • Myanmar
    24921783
  • Montenegro
    277721
  • Mongolia
    1342479
  • Mozambique
    13627998
  • Mauritania
    1287327
  • Mauritius
    613293
  • Malawi
    8374495
  • Malaysia
    15953910
  • Namibia
    962535
  • New Caledonia
    142000
  • Niger
    8750331
  • Nigeria
    61384184
  • Nicaragua
    3104616
  • Netherlands
    9280637
  • Norway
    2839739
  • Nepal
    17407517
  • New Zealand
    2786376
  • Oman
    2878139
  • Pakistan
    75862533
  • Panama
    2110079
  • Peru
    19356012
  • Philippines
    45731522
  • Papua New Guinea
    2727004
  • Poland
    18116926
  • Puerto Rico
    1021239
  • Portugal
    5200142
  • Paraguay
    3659296
  • Palestine
    1304301
  • French Polynesia
    117216
  • Qatar
    2165431
  • Romania
    8820503
  • Rwanda
    6555834
  • South Asia
    686194085
  • Saudi Arabia
    14731295
  • Sudan
    12779579
  • Senegal
    4392588
  • Singapore
    3549465
  • Solomon Islands
    345281
  • Sierra Leone
    2751178
  • El Salvador
    2820274
  • Somalia
    4059573
  • Serbia
    3199988
  • South Sudan
    4753851
  • Sao Tome and Principe
    73407
  • Suriname
    219356
  • Slovenia
    1024570
  • Sweden
    5503812
  • Swaziland
    382283
  • Chad
    6211098
  • Togo
    3807072
  • Thailand
    39046373
  • Tajikistan
    2515792
  • Turkmenistan
    2687113
  • Tonga
    41407
  • Trinidad and Tobago
    666096
  • Tunisia
    4107042
  • Turkey
    33817015
  • Tanzania
    28076821
  • Uganda
    17383132
  • Ukraine
    19967119
  • Uruguay
    1774616
  • United States
    166499849
  • Uzbekistan
    15766496
  • Vietnam
    57790281
  • Vanuatu
    131943
  • World
    3491992750
  • Samoa
    54360
  • South Africa
    23643034
  • Zambia
    7675156
  • Zimbabwe
    7176754