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Total Labor Force Strength by Country

An oft-overlooked factor of wartime industry is a nation's labor force which directly influences much-needed production.

Total Labor Force Strength by Country

An oft-overlooked factor of wartime industry is a nation's labor force which directly influences much-needed production.

OVERVIEW



The power of a nation's labor force directly reflects wartime output concerning all manner of military industry - bullets, bombs, uniforms, spares, specialized field equipment, medicine, etc... Traditionally, and expectedly so, larger overall populations have fielded larger labor forces (as exemplified by the China, India and the United States). This listing does not take into account labor force quality or education.

The data presented below is through 2018.


1
National Flag Graphic
806,700,000
China
CHN
2
National Flag Graphic
521,900,000
India
IND
3
National Flag Graphic
160,400,000
United States
USA
4
National Flag Graphic
126,100,000
Indonesia
INO
5
National Flag Graphic
111,600,000
Brazil
BRA
6
National Flag Graphic
76,530,000
Russia
RUS
7
National Flag Graphic
73,410,000
Bangladesh
BAN
8
National Flag Graphic
67,770,000
Japan
JPN
9
National Flag Graphic
63,890,000
Pakistan
PAK
10
National Flag Graphic
60,080,000
Nigeria
NIG
11
National Flag Graphic
56,460,000
Vietnam
VTN
12
National Flag Graphic
54,510,000
Mexico
MEX
13
National Flag Graphic
52,820,000
Ethiopia
ETH
14
National Flag Graphic
45,900,000
Germany
GER
15
National Flag Graphic
44,460,000
Philippines
PHI
16
National Flag Graphic
38,370,000
Thailand
THA
17
National Flag Graphic
33,500,000
United Kingdom
UKD
18
National Flag Graphic
31,360,000
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
19
National Flag Graphic
31,300,000
Turkey
TUR
20
National Flag Graphic
30,680,000
France
FRA
21
National Flag Graphic
30,500,000
Iran
IRN
22
National Flag Graphic
29,950,000
Egypt
EGP
23
National Flag Graphic
27,470,000
South Korea
SKO
24
National Flag Graphic
25,940,000
Italy
ITA
25
National Flag Graphic
24,890,000
Tanzania
TAN
26
National Flag Graphic
24,670,000
Colombia
COL
27
National Flag Graphic
22,750,000
Spain
SPA
28
National Flag Graphic
22,300,000
Myanmar
MYA
29
National Flag Graphic
22,190,000
South Africa
SAF
30
National Flag Graphic
20,050,000
Uganda
UGA
31
National Flag Graphic
19,820,000
Kenya
KEN
32
National Flag Graphic
19,520,000
Canada
CAN
33
National Flag Graphic
18,120,000
Uzbekistan
UZB
34
National Flag Graphic
18,000,000
Argentina
ARG
35
National Flag Graphic
17,990,000
Ukraine
UKR
36
National Flag Graphic
17,600,000
Poland
POL
37
National Flag Graphic
17,030,000
Peru
PER
38
National Flag Graphic
15,600,000
Nepal
NEP
39
National Flag Graphic
14,940,000
Malaysia
MLY
40
National Flag Graphic
14,210,000
Venezuela
VEN
41
National Flag Graphic
14,000,000
North Korea
NKO
42
National Flag Graphic
13,400,000
Madagascar
MAD
43
National Flag Graphic
12,980,000
Mozambique
MOZ
44
National Flag Graphic
12,910,000
Australia
AUS
45
National Flag Graphic
12,510,000
Angola
ANG
46
National Flag Graphic
12,490,000
Ghana
GHA
47
National Flag Graphic
12,340,000
Saudi Arabia
SAR
48
National Flag Graphic
12,000,000
Morocco
MOR
49
National Flag Graphic
11,920,000
Sudan
SUD
50
National Flag Graphic
11,820,000
Algeria
ALG
51
National Flag Graphic
11,780,000
Taiwan
TAI
52
National Flag Graphic
9,912,000
Cameroon
CAM
53
National Flag Graphic
9,147,000
Kazakhstan
KAZ
54
National Flag Graphic
8,951,000
Romania
ROM
55
National Flag Graphic
8,937,000
Sri Lanka
SRL
56
National Flag Graphic
8,900,000
Iraq
IRQ
57
National Flag Graphic
8,881,000
Chile
CHI
58
National Flag Graphic
8,747,000
Ivory Coast
IVC
59
National Flag Graphic
8,011,000
Ecuador
ECU
60
National Flag Graphic
7,983,000
Afghanistan
AFG
61
National Flag Graphic
7,969,000
Netherlands
NET
62
National Flag Graphic
7,907,000
Zimbabwe
ZIM
63
National Flag Graphic
7,897,000
Cambodia
CMB
64
National Flag Graphic
7,425,000
Yemen
YEM
65
National Flag Graphic
6,898,000
Zambia
ZAM
66
National Flag Graphic
6,664,000
Guatemala
GUA
67
National Flag Graphic
6,500,000
Niger
NGR
68
National Flag Graphic
6,447,000
Mali
MAL
69
National Flag Graphic
5,654,000
Chad
CHD
70
National Flag Graphic
5,427,000
Czech Republic
CZR
71
National Flag Graphic
5,361,000
Sweden
SWE
72
National Flag Graphic
5,344,000
United Arab Emirates
UAE
73
National Flag Graphic
5,324,000
Belgium
BEL
74
National Flag Graphic
5,233,000
Portugal
POR
75
National Flag Graphic
5,159,000
Switzerland
SWI
76
National Flag Graphic
5,118,000
Azerbaijan
AZR
77
National Flag Graphic
5,070,000
Bolivia
BOL
78
National Flag Graphic
4,769,000
Greece
GRE
79
National Flag Graphic
4,732,000
Dominican Republic
DOM
80
National Flag Graphic
4,691,000
Cuba
CUB
81
National Flag Graphic
4,599,000
Hungary
HUN
82
National Flag Graphic
4,381,000
Belarus
BLR
83
National Flag Graphic
4,154,000
Somalia
SOM
84
National Flag Graphic
4,054,000
Tunisia
TUN
85
National Flag Graphic
4,021,000
Israel
ISR
86
National Flag Graphic
3,997,000
Austria
AST
87
National Flag Graphic
3,767,000
Syria
SYR
88
National Flag Graphic
3,735,000
Honduras
HON
89
National Flag Graphic
3,668,000
Singapore
SIN
90
National Flag Graphic
3,582,000
Laos
LAO
91
National Flag Graphic
3,428,000
Paraguay
PAR
92
National Flag Graphic
3,046,000
Nicaragua
NIC
93
National Flag Graphic
2,998,000
Denmark
DEN
94
National Flag Graphic
2,972,000
Sierra Leone
SIE
95
National Flag Graphic
2,920,000
Serbia
SER
96
National Flag Graphic
2,841,000
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
97
National Flag Graphic
2,797,000
Norway
NOR
98
National Flag Graphic
2,774,000
El Salvador
ESL
99
National Flag Graphic
2,758,000
Slovakia
SLK
100
National Flag Graphic
2,695,000
Finland
FIN
101
National Flag Graphic
2,695,000
Kuwait
KUW
102
National Flag Graphic
2,655,000
New Zealand
NWZ
103
National Flag Graphic
2,581,000
Bulgaria
BUL
104
National Flag Graphic
2,305,000
Turkmenistan
TKM
105
National Flag Graphic
2,295,000
Jordan
JOR
106
National Flag Graphic
2,295,000
Tajikistan
TAJ
107
National Flag Graphic
2,242,000
Central African Republic
CAR
108
National Flag Graphic
2,226,000
Ireland
IRE
109
National Flag Graphic
2,166,000
Lebanon
LEB
110
National Flag Graphic
2,055,000
Republic of the Congo
ROC
111
National Flag Graphic
1,998,000
Georgia
GEO
112
National Flag Graphic
1,953,000
Qatar
QTR
113
National Flag Graphic
1,748,000
Uruguay
URU
114
National Flag Graphic
1,677,000
Liberia
LIB
115
National Flag Graphic
1,633,000
Panama
PAN
116
National Flag Graphic
1,552,000
Croatia
CRO
117
National Flag Graphic
1,510,000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
118
National Flag Graphic
1,507,000
Armenia
ARM
119
National Flag Graphic
1,467,000
Lithuania
LIT
120
National Flag Graphic
1,437,000
Mauritania
MAU
121
National Flag Graphic
1,407,000
Albania
ALB
122
National Flag Graphic
1,240,000
Mongolia
MON
123
National Flag Graphic
1,177,000
Botswana
BOT
124
National Flag Graphic
1,114,000
Libya
LBY
125
National Flag Graphic
990,000
Latvia
LAT
126
National Flag Graphic
968,800
Oman
OMA
127
National Flag Graphic
956,800
Namibia
NAM
128
National Flag Graphic
950,800
Macedonia
MAC
129
National Flag Graphic
931,200
Slovenia
SLV
130
National Flag Graphic
831,600
Bahrain
BAH
131
National Flag Graphic
750,000
South Sudan
SSU
132
National Flag Graphic
670,200
Estonia
EST
133
National Flag Graphic
557,800
Gabon
GAB
134
National Flag Graphic
353,000
Bhutan
BUT
135
National Flag Graphic
263,200
Montenegro
MTN
136
National Flag Graphic
144,000
Suriname
SUR