Eastern Europe Compared by Labor > Labor force > Total

DEFINITION: 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.".


1 Russia 76.03 million 2008
2 Ukraine 23.09 million 2008
3 Poland 17.65 million 2008
4 Romania 9.96 million 2008
5 Czech Republic 5.24 million 2008
6 Belarus 4.93 million 2008
7 Hungary 4.27 million 2008
8 Azerbaijan 4.15 million 2008
9 Bulgaria 3.67 million 2008
10 Slovakia 2.7 million 2008
11 Georgia 2.27 million 2008
12 Croatia 1.99 million 2008
13 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.94 million 2008
14 Armenia 1.6 million 2008
15 Moldova 1.48 million 2008
16 Albania 1.41 million 2008
17 Slovenia 1.03 million 2008


Eastern Europe Compared by Labor > Labor force > Total


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