1950 Ranking
    1. China 202,863.00
    2. India 162,475.00
    3. United States 61,504.00
    4. Russia 44,522.00
    5. Japan 39,541.00
    6. Germany 30,630.00
    7. Indonesia 26,555.00
    8. United Kingdom 22,267.00
    9. Italy 19,864.00
    10. Brazil 19,579.00
    11. France 19,549.00
    12. Bangladesh 17,543.00
    13. Ukraine 16,331.00
    14. Vietnam 13,565.00
    15. Nigeria 12,881.00
    16. Romania 12,408.00
    17. Pakistan 12,375.00
    18. Spain 11,630.00
    19. Burma (Myanmar) 10,433.00
    20. Turkey 10,416.00
    21. Poland 10,096.00
    22. Thailand 9,243.00
    23. Ethiopia 8,211.00
    24. Mexico 7,929.00
    25. Argentina 7,000.00
    26. Philippines 6,717.00
    27. Egypt 6,324.00
    28. Canada 6,287.00
    29. South Korea 6,067.00
    30. South Africa 5,689.00
    31. Congo (Kinshasa) 5,135.00
    32. Iran 4,995.00
    33. Hungary 4,532.00
    34. Netherlands 4,263.00
    35. Czech Republic 4,130.00
    36. Bulgaria 4,089.00
    37. Belarus 3,771.00
    38. Colombia 3,655.00
    39. Sweden 3,459.00
    40. Tanzania 3,417.00
    41. Belgium 3,375.00
    42. Austria 3,354.00
    43. Australia 3,346.00
    44. Taiwan 3,061.00
    45. Portugal 3,027.00
    46. Greece 2,776.00
    47. Kenya 2,573.00
    48. Uganda 2,573.00
    49. Mozambique 2,436.00
    50. Uzbekistan 2,410.00
    51. Madagascar 2,374.00
    52. Kazakhstan 2,359.00
    53. Switzerland 2,340.00
    54. Burkina Faso 2,311.00
    55. Sri Lanka 2,270.00
    56. Angola 2,200.00
    57. Malaysia 2,175.00
    58. Chile 2,044.00
    59. Finland 2,029.00
    60. Morocco 2,028.00
    61. Ghana 1,982.00
    62. Denmark 1,970.00
    63. Cambodia 1,871.00
    64. Cameroon 1,841.00
    65. Algeria 1,700.00
    66. Slovakia 1,693.00
    67. Venezuela 1,655.00
    68. Georgia 1,587.00
    69. Croatia 1,586.00
    70. Sudan 1,568.00
    71. Norway 1,535.00
    72. Bolivia 1,450.00
    73. Azerbaijan 1,412.00
    74. Ireland 1,237.00
    75. Moldova 1,226.00
    76. Malawi 1,144.00
    77. Zimbabwe 1,141.00
    78. Iraq 1,134.00
    79. Ivory Coast 1,124.00
    80. Niger 1,084.00
    81. Yemen 1,069.00
    82. Lithuania 1,045.00
    83. Mali 1,030.00
    84. Syria 1,021.00
    85. Guatemala 1,005.00
    86. Tunisia 901.00
    87. New Zealand 849.00
    88. Uruguay 823.00
    89. Zambia 811.00
    90. Peru 789.00
    91. Hong Kong 788.00
    92. Saudi Arabia 718.00
    93. Slovenia 690.00
    94. Kyrgyzstan 678.00
    95. Latvia 633.00
    96. Senegal 616.00
    97. Tajikistan 612.00
    98. Ecuador 576.00
    99. Dominican Republic 575.00
    100. Israel 542.00
    101. Jamaica 536.00
    102. Estonia 522.00
    103. Armenia 482.00
    104. Albania 464.00
    105. Turkmenistan 460.00
    106. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 401.00
    107. Singapore 317.00
    108. Costa Rica 271.00
    109. Luxembourg 134.00
    110. Cyprus 117.00
    111. Jordan 96.00
    112. Malta 88.00
    113. Barbados 79.00
    114. Iceland 67.00
    115. Oman 58.00
    116. Kuwait 50.00
    117. Bahrain 33.00
    118. Saint Lucia 28.00
    119. United Arab Emirates 20.00
    120. Qatar 8.00
    2017 Ranking
    1. China 776,470.00
    2. India 519,649.00
    3. United States 155,218.00
    4. Indonesia 119,972.00
    5. Brazil 103,756.00
    6. Russia 68,232.00
    7. Japan 66,870.00
    8. Nigeria 65,793.00
    9. Bangladesh 64,981.00
    10. Pakistan 60,441.00
    11. Vietnam 54,230.00
    12. Ethiopia 52,524.00
    13. Mexico 51,291.00
    14. Germany 43,937.00
    15. Philippines 42,256.00
    16. Thailand 38,117.00
    17. Burma (Myanmar) 32,125.00
    18. United Kingdom 31,912.00
    19. Congo (Kinshasa) 30,619.00
    20. Egypt 30,045.00
    21. France 27,867.00
    22. Turkey 27,799.00
    23. South Korea 26,421.00
    24. Italy 24,918.00
    25. Tanzania 23,211.00
    26. Colombia 22,666.00
    27. Iran 22,128.00
    28. Argentina 20,756.00
    29. Spain 19,336.00
    30. Kenya 19,204.00
    31. Canada 18,939.00
    32. Uganda 18,125.00
    33. South Africa 17,302.00
    34. Ukraine 16,160.00
    35. Poland 16,119.00
    36. Malaysia 14,084.00
    37. Cameroon 13,940.00
    38. Uzbekistan 13,471.00
    39. Venezuela 13,359.00
    40. Ghana 13,196.00
    41. Madagascar 12,713.00
    42. Morocco 12,648.00
    43. Australia 12,076.00
    44. Saudi Arabia 11,904.00
    45. Taiwan 11,739.00
    46. Algeria 10,880.00
    47. Sudan 10,591.00
    48. Mozambique 9,754.00
    49. Cambodia 9,288.00
    50. Netherlands 9,022.00
    51. Ivory Coast 8,953.00
    52. Angola 8,945.00
    53. Sri Lanka 8,617.00
    54. Kazakhstan 8,570.00
    55. Burkina Faso 8,513.00
    56. Romania 8,483.00
    57. Chile 8,209.00
    58. Iraq 8,194.00
    59. Ecuador 7,590.00
    60. Zimbabwe 7,506.00
    61. Malawi 7,442.00
    62. Yemen 7,132.00
    63. Niger 6,708.00
    64. Guatemala 6,677.00
    65. Mali 6,015.00
    66. Bolivia 5,454.00
    67. Senegal 5,335.00
    68. Czech Republic 5,280.00
    69. Switzerland 5,068.00
    70. Sweden 4,958.00
    71. Zambia 4,916.00
    72. Peru 4,845.00
    73. Azerbaijan 4,730.00
    74. Belgium 4,702.00
    75. Portugal 4,687.00
    76. Syria 4,544.00
    77. Dominican Republic 4,481.00
    78. Hungary 4,424.00
    79. Belarus 4,404.00
    80. Austria 4,382.00
    81. Greece 4,157.00
    82. Israel 4,155.00
    83. United Arab Emirates 4,016.00
    84. Hong Kong 3,852.00
    85. Singapore 3,713.00
    86. Bulgaria 3,480.00
    87. Tunisia 3,439.00
    88. Denmark 2,906.00
    89. Norway 2,767.00
    90. Turkmenistan 2,766.00
    91. New Zealand 2,538.00
    92. Finland 2,527.00
    93. Oman 2,520.00
    94. Tajikistan 2,484.00
    95. Slovakia 2,354.00
    96. Kyrgyzstan 2,309.00
    97. Kuwait 2,108.00
    98. Ireland 2,087.00
    99. Qatar 2,018.00
    100. Costa Rica 1,975.00
    101. Georgia 1,784.00
    102. Jordan 1,782.00
    103. Croatia 1,663.00
    104. Uruguay 1,643.00
    105. Lithuania 1,366.00
    106. Moldova 1,225.00
    107. Jamaica 1,189.00
    108. Armenia 1,086.00
    109. Albania 1,056.00
    110. Slovenia 977.00
    111. Latvia 888.00
    112. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 807.00
    113. Bahrain 760.00
    114. Estonia 625.00
    115. Luxembourg 427.00
    116. Cyprus 388.00
    117. Malta 209.00
    118. Iceland 196.00
    119. Barbados 128.00
    120. Saint Lucia 72.00

    Persons employed (in thousands of persons).

    Source: The Conference Board