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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
China
CHN
806,700,000
806,700,000
2
India
IND
521,900,000
521,900,000
3
United States
USA
160,400,000
160,400,000
4
Indonesia
INO
126,100,000
126,100,000
5
Brazil
BRA
111,600,000
111,600,000
6
Russia
RUS
76,530,000
76,530,000
7
Bangladesh
BAN
73,410,000
73,410,000
8
Japan
JPN
67,770,000
67,770,000
9
Pakistan
PAK
63,890,000
63,890,000
10
Nigeria
NIG
60,080,000
60,080,000
11
Vietnam
VTN
56,460,000
56,460,000
12
Mexico
MEX
54,510,000
54,510,000
13
Ethiopia
ETH
52,820,000
52,820,000
14
Germany
GER
45,900,000
45,900,000
15
Philippines
PHI
44,460,000
44,460,000
16
Thailand
THA
38,370,000
38,370,000
17
United Kingdom
UKD
33,500,000
33,500,000
18
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
31,360,000
31,360,000
19
Turkey
TUR
31,300,000
31,300,000
20
France
FRA
30,680,000
30,680,000
21
Iran
IRN
30,500,000
30,500,000
22
Egypt
EGP
29,950,000
29,950,000
23
South Korea
SKO
27,470,000
27,470,000
24
Italy
ITA
25,940,000
25,940,000
25
Tanzania
TAN
24,890,000
24,890,000
26
Colombia
COL
24,670,000
24,670,000
27
Spain
SPA
22,750,000
22,750,000
28
Myanmar
MYA
22,300,000
22,300,000
29
South Africa
SAF
22,190,000
22,190,000
30
Uganda
UGA
20,050,000
20,050,000
31
Kenya
KEN
19,820,000
19,820,000
32
Canada
CAN
19,520,000
19,520,000
33
Uzbekistan
UZB
18,120,000
18,120,000
34
Argentina
ARG
18,000,000
18,000,000
35
Ukraine
UKR
17,990,000
17,990,000
36
Poland
POL
17,600,000
17,600,000
37
Peru
PER
17,030,000
17,030,000
38
Nepal
NEP
15,600,000
15,600,000
39
Malaysia
MLY
14,940,000
14,940,000
40
Venezuela
VEN
14,210,000
14,210,000
41
North Korea
NKO
14,000,000
14,000,000
42
Madagascar
MAD
13,400,000
13,400,000
43
Mozambique
MOZ
12,980,000
12,980,000
44
Australia
AUS
12,910,000
12,910,000
45
Angola
ANG
12,510,000
12,510,000
46
Ghana
GHA
12,490,000
12,490,000
47
Saudi Arabia
SAR
12,340,000
12,340,000
48
Morocco
MOR
12,000,000
12,000,000
49
Sudan
SUD
11,920,000
11,920,000
50
Algeria
ALG
11,820,000
11,820,000
51
Taiwan
TAI
11,780,000
11,780,000
52
Cameroon
CAM
9,912,000
9,912,000
53
Kazakhstan
KAZ
9,147,000
9,147,000
54
Romania
ROM
8,951,000
8,951,000
55
Sri Lanka
SRL
8,937,000
8,937,000
56
Iraq
IRQ
8,900,000
8,900,000
57
Chile
CHI
8,881,000
8,881,000
58
Ivory Coast
IVC
8,747,000
8,747,000
59
Ecuador
ECU
8,011,000
8,011,000
60
Afghanistan
AFG
7,983,000
7,983,000
61
Netherlands
NET
7,969,000
7,969,000
62
Zimbabwe
ZIM
7,907,000
7,907,000
63
Cambodia
CMB
7,897,000
7,897,000
64
Yemen
YEM
7,425,000
7,425,000
65
Zambia
ZAM
6,898,000
6,898,000
66
Guatemala
GUA
6,664,000
6,664,000
67
Niger
NGR
6,500,000
6,500,000
68
Mali
MAL
6,447,000
6,447,000
69
Chad
CHD
5,654,000
5,654,000
70
Czechia
CZC
5,427,000
5,427,000
71
Sweden
SWE
5,361,000
5,361,000
72
United Arab Emirates
UAE
5,344,000
5,344,000
73
Belgium
BEL
5,324,000
5,324,000
74
Portugal
POR
5,233,000
5,233,000
75
Switzerland
SWI
5,159,000
5,159,000
76
Azerbaijan
AZR
5,118,000
5,118,000
77
Bolivia
BOL
5,070,000
5,070,000
78
Greece
GRE
4,769,000
4,769,000
79
Dominican Republic
DOM
4,732,000
4,732,000
80
Cuba
CUB
4,691,000
4,691,000
81
Hungary
HUN
4,599,000
4,599,000
82
Belarus
BLR
4,381,000
4,381,000
83
Somalia
SOM
4,154,000
4,154,000
84
Tunisia
TUN
4,054,000
4,054,000
85
Israel
ISR
4,021,000
4,021,000
86
Austria
AST
3,997,000
3,997,000
87
Syria
SYR
3,767,000
3,767,000
88
Honduras
HON
3,735,000
3,735,000
89
Singapore
SIN
3,668,000
3,668,000
90
Laos
LAO
3,582,000
3,582,000
91
Paraguay
PAR
3,428,000
3,428,000
92
Nicaragua
NIC
3,046,000
3,046,000
93
Denmark
DEN
2,998,000
2,998,000
94
Sierra Leone
SIE
2,972,000
2,972,000
95
Serbia
SER
2,920,000
2,920,000
96
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
2,841,000
2,841,000
97
Norway
NOR
2,797,000
2,797,000
98
El Salvador
ESL
2,774,000
2,774,000
99
Slovakia
SLK
2,758,000
2,758,000
100
Finland
FIN
2,695,000
2,695,000
101
Kuwait
KUW
2,695,000
2,695,000
102
New Zealand
NWZ
2,655,000
2,655,000
103
Bulgaria
BUL
2,581,000
2,581,000
104
Turkmenistan
TKM
2,305,000
2,305,000
105
Jordan
JOR
2,295,000
2,295,000
106
Tajikistan
TAJ
2,295,000
2,295,000
107
Central African Republic
CAR
2,242,000
2,242,000
108
Ireland
IRE
2,226,000
2,226,000
109
Lebanon
LEB
2,166,000
2,166,000
110
Republic of the Congo
ROC
2,055,000
2,055,000
111
Georgia
GEO
1,998,000
1,998,000
112
Qatar
QTR
1,953,000
1,953,000
113
Uruguay
URU
1,748,000
1,748,000
114
Liberia
LIB
1,677,000
1,677,000
115
Panama
PAN
1,633,000
1,633,000
116
Croatia
CRO
1,552,000
1,552,000
117
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
1,510,000
1,510,000
118
Armenia
ARM
1,507,000
1,507,000
119
Lithuania
LIT
1,467,000
1,467,000
120
Mauritania
MAU
1,437,000
1,437,000
121
Albania
ALB
1,407,000
1,407,000
122
Moldova
MOL
1,295,000
1,295,000
123
Mongolia
MON
1,240,000
1,240,000
124
Botswana
BOT
1,177,000
1,177,000
125
Libya
LBY
1,114,000
1,114,000
126
Latvia
LAT
990,000
990,000
127
Oman
OMA
968,800
968,800
128
Namibia
NAM
956,800
956,800
129
Macedonia
MAC
950,800
950,800
130
Slovenia
SLV
931,200
931,200
131
Bahrain
BAH
831,600
831,600
132
South Sudan
SSU
750,000
750,000
133
Estonia
EST
670,200
670,200
134
Gabon
GAB
557,800
557,800
135
Bhutan
BUT
353,000
353,000
136
Montenegro
MTN
263,200
263,200
137
Suriname
SUR
144,000
144,000