failed states 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 Pakistan 55.84 million 2008
2 Nigeria 48.62 million 2008
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 24.03 million 2008
4 Sudan 13.1 million 2008
5 Afghanistan 9.3 million 2008
6 Cote d'Ivoire 8.12 million 2008
7 Iraq 7.46 million 2008
8 Zimbabwe 4.94 million 2008
9 Guinea 4.72 million 2008
10 Haiti 4.38 million 2008
11 Chad 4.19 million 2008
12 Somalia 3.46 million 2008
13 Central African Republic 2.02 million 2008
14 Guinea-Bissau 645,086.45 2008


failed states Compared by Labor > Labor force > Total


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