OPEC countries 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 Nigeria 48.62 million 2008
2 Algeria 14.48 million 2008
3 Venezuela 12.72 million 2008
4 Saudi Arabia 9.09 million 2008
5 Iraq 7.46 million 2008
6 United Arab Emirates 2.81 million 2008
7 Libya 2.29 million 2008
8 Kuwait 1.43 million 2008
9 Qatar 899,391.18 2008


OPEC countries Compared by Labor > Labor force > Total


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