OPEC countries Compared by Labor > Labor force, total per 1000

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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.


1 Qatar 751.84 2012
2 United Arab Emirates 678.71 2012
3 Kuwait 511.4 2012
4 Venezuela 462.57 2012
5 Libya 374.59 2012
6 Saudi Arabia 367.04 2012
7 Angola 366.4 2012
8 Iran 341.9 2012
9 Algeria 317.18 2012
10 Nigeria 311.8 2012
11 Iraq 251.05 2012


OPEC countries Compared by Labor > Labor force, total per 1000


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