Labor force, total

Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes people who are currently employed and people who are unemployed but seeking work as well as first-time job-seekers. Not everyone who works is included, however. Unpaid workers, family workers, and students are often omitted, and some countries do not count members of the armed forces. Labor force size tends to vary during the year as seasonal workers enter and leave.
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Country Labor force, total Rank Year

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Data published by
World Bank – World Development Indicators

Data publisher's source
Derived using data from International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. The data retrieved in June 21, 2020.


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Variable time span
1990 : 2020