South and Central Asia 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 Kazakhstan 0.536 per capita 2005
2 Turkmenistan 0.454 per capita 2005
3 Bangladesh 0.45 per capita 2005
4 Kyrgyzstan 0.441 per capita 2005
5 Uzbekistan 0.431 per capita 2005
6 Sri Lanka 0.428 per capita 2005
7 India 0.397 per capita 2005
8 Bhutan 0.39 per capita 2005
9 Nepal 0.388 per capita 2005
10 Pakistan 0.363 per capita 2005
11 Maldives 0.356 per capita 2005
12 Afghanistan 0.344 per capita 1989
13 Tajikistan 0.328 per capita 2005


South and Central Asia Compared by Labor > Force > Total > Per capita


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