Middle Eastern and North Africa 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 United Arab Emirates 0.601 per capita 2005
2 Qatar 0.581 per capita 2005
3 Kuwait 0.542 per capita 2005
4 Bahrain 0.464 per capita 2005
5 Algeria 0.408 per capita 2005
6 Iran 0.404 per capita 2005
7 Libya 0.399 per capita 2005
8 Syria 0.398 per capita 2005
9 Israel 0.394 per capita 2005
10 Tunisia 0.384 per capita 2005
11 Oman 0.373 per capita 2005
12 Morocco 0.369 per capita 2005
13 Lebanon 0.351 per capita 2005
14 Jordan 0.341 per capita 2005
15 Saudi Arabia 0.322 per capita 2005
16 Egypt 0.309 per capita 2005
17 Yemen 0.283 per capita 2005
18 Iraq 0.275 per capita 1999


Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Labor > Force > Total > Per capita


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