1990 Ranking
    1. China 290,119,155.00
    2. India 90,771,126.00
    3. United States 56,842,777.00
    4. Russia 37,003,900.00
    5. Indonesia 29,075,747.00
    6. Japan 25,823,704.00
    7. Brazil 22,013,353.00
    8. Bangladesh 18,493,817.00
    9. Vietnam 15,769,464.00
    10. Thailand 15,309,441.00
    11. Germany 15,166,303.00
    12. United Kingdom 12,680,912.00
    13. Ukraine 12,535,367.00
    14. France 11,152,017.00
    15. Nigeria 10,260,491.00
    16. Burma (Myanmar) 9,621,867.00
    17. Ethiopia 9,320,261.00
    18. Mexico 9,090,257.00
    19. Philippines 8,698,149.00
    20. Italy 8,686,423.00
    21. Poland 8,223,810.00
    22. South Korea 7,607,830.00
    23. Congo (Kinshasa) 6,801,813.00
    24. Canada 6,489,246.00
    25. Tanzania 6,126,141.00
    26. Turkey 6,047,326.00
    27. Spain 5,464,428.00
    28. South Africa 4,713,812.00
    29. Romania 4,687,907.00
    30. Argentina 4,673,977.00
    31. Egypt 4,453,477.00
    32. Nepal 4,398,216.00
    33. Kenya 4,247,391.00
    34. Pakistan 3,944,106.00
    35. Uganda 3,760,828.00
    36. Kazakhstan 3,672,710.00
    37. Colombia 3,531,865.00
    38. Australia 3,513,132.00
    39. Mozambique 3,239,342.00
    40. Peru 3,124,729.00
    41. Uzbekistan 2,885,956.00
    42. Ghana 2,866,567.00
    43. Netherlands 2,683,513.00
    44. Madagascar 2,655,373.00
    45. Sri Lanka 2,623,308.00
    46. Belarus 2,573,982.00
    47. Malaysia 2,416,391.00
    48. Venezuela 2,292,761.00
    49. Sweden 2,237,243.00
    50. Czech Republic 2,188,518.00
    51. Morocco 2,055,492.00
    52. Cambodia 2,052,992.00
    53. Portugal 2,043,889.00
    54. Angola 2,034,964.00
    55. Hungary 2,012,066.00
    56. Malawi 2,008,903.00
    57. Bulgaria 1,954,496.00
    58. Burkina Faso 1,879,212.00
    59. Zimbabwe 1,861,969.00
    60. Cameroon 1,770,135.00
    61. Rwanda 1,666,814.00
    62. Zambia 1,613,870.00
    63. Switzerland 1,610,853.00
    64. Belgium 1,543,201.00
    65. Chile 1,527,130.00
    66. Sudan 1,504,474.00
    67. Greece 1,495,066.00
    68. Iran 1,460,836.00
    69. Austria 1,459,325.00
    70. Cuba 1,406,885.00
    71. Ivory Coast 1,359,447.00
    72. Ecuador 1,356,821.00
    73. Burundi 1,348,803.00
    74. Denmark 1,339,527.00
    75. Azerbaijan 1,321,953.00
    76. Serbia 1,298,382.00
    77. Finland 1,231,931.00
    78. Slovakia 1,225,063.00
    79. Haiti 1,186,456.00
    80. Senegal 1,116,347.00
    81. Hong Kong 1,057,779.00
    82. Georgia 1,057,539.00
    83. Chad 1,024,338.00
    84. Bolivia 1,012,268.00
    85. Norway 968,264.00
    86. Dominican Republic 965,351.00
    87. Laos 960,446.00
    88. Croatia 933,285.00
    89. Lithuania 913,824.00
    90. Guinea 896,429.00
    91. Tajikistan 884,101.00
    92. Papua New Guinea 879,347.00
    93. Moldova 871,731.00
    94. Mali 852,160.00
    95. Kyrgyzstan 833,471.00
    96. Benin 815,553.00
    97. Guatemala 763,772.00
    98. Israel 759,428.00
    99. Sierra Leone 752,948.00
    100. Somalia 724,404.00
    101. Algeria 724,280.00
    102. Latvia 714,583.00
    103. New Zealand 702,842.00
    104. Togo 690,968.00
    105. El Salvador 679,036.00
    106. Eritrea 661,754.00
    107. Armenia 653,242.00
    108. Paraguay 646,601.00
    109. Singapore 608,030.00
    110. Central African Republic 596,291.00
    111. Syria 580,787.00
    112. Albania 575,527.00
    113. Bosnia and Herzegovina 544,380.00
    114. Saudi Arabia 542,657.00
    115. Uruguay 541,745.00
    116. Jamaica 538,126.00
    117. Niger 538,014.00
    118. Tunisia 530,285.00
    119. Turkmenistan 526,065.00
    120. Iraq 516,606.00
    121. Afghanistan 513,584.00
    122. Yemen 487,970.00
    123. Ireland 463,243.00
    124. Honduras 455,234.00
    125. Estonia 418,711.00
    126. Puerto Rico 412,946.00
    127. Nicaragua 405,295.00
    128. Slovenia 394,857.00
    129. Congo (Brazzaville) 394,485.00
    130. Mongolia 348,178.00
    131. Liberia 327,949.00
    132. Costa Rica 327,444.00
    133. Lesotho 327,253.00
    134. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 316,848.00
    135. Panama 306,843.00
    136. Botswana 264,271.00
    137. Libya 220,278.00
    138. Namibia 200,691.00
    139. Kuwait 189,953.00
    140. Guinea Bissau 183,100.00
    141. Gambia 170,397.00
    142. Lebanon 163,610.00
    143. Gabon 162,465.00
    144. Trinidad and Tobago 158,559.00
    145. Mauritius 145,090.00
    146. Mauritania 143,389.00
    147. Cyprus 114,875.00
    148. Montenegro 102,482.00
    149. Timor Leste 101,317.00
    150. Equatorial Guinea 90,578.00
    151. United Arab Emirates 89,429.00
    152. Guyana 89,106.00
    153. Jordan 84,026.00
    154. Swaziland 77,885.00
    155. Bhutan 72,718.00
    156. Oman 69,508.00
    157. Iceland 64,892.00
    158. Fiji 64,676.00
    159. Barbados 63,842.00
    160. Macau 58,664.00
    161. Suriname 58,081.00
    162. Bahamas 57,269.00
    163. Luxembourg 55,574.00
    164. Solomon Islands 49,847.00
    165. West Bank and Gaza 47,736.00
    166. Djibouti 44,464.00
    167. Cape Verde 43,002.00
    168. Malta 37,497.00
    169. Qatar 37,323.00
    170. Bahrain 36,601.00
    171. Brunei 35,542.00
    172. Vanuatu 31,781.00
    173. Comoros 30,497.00
    174. French Polynesia 29,405.00
    175. Channel Islands 27,933.00
    176. New Caledonia 25,933.00
    177. Saint Lucia 25,770.00
    178. Guam 21,472.00
    179. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 19,680.00
    180. Belize 19,341.00
    181. Samoa 18,882.00
    182. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 14,871.00
    183. Maldives 11,223.00
    184. Saint Thomas and Principe 11,047.00
    185. Tonga 10,354.00
    2017 Ranking
    1. China 351,400,938.00
    2. India 126,755,631.00
    3. United States 74,823,771.00
    4. Indonesia 48,834,173.00
    5. Brazil 47,166,629.00
    6. Russia 36,490,946.00
    7. Japan 27,786,177.00
    8. Vietnam 27,335,963.00
    9. Nigeria 25,781,701.00
    10. Bangladesh 25,423,060.00
    11. Ethiopia 24,323,643.00
    12. Mexico 21,871,239.00
    13. Germany 19,969,990.00
    14. Thailand 18,520,558.00
    15. Philippines 18,234,537.00
    16. United Kingdom 15,805,314.00
    17. Pakistan 15,600,131.00
    18. Congo (Kinshasa) 15,559,740.00
    19. Burma (Myanmar) 15,079,083.00
    20. France 14,184,393.00
    21. Tanzania 11,965,040.00
    22. South Korea 11,216,948.00
    23. Colombia 11,181,252.00
    24. Ukraine 10,826,360.00
    25. Italy 10,612,979.00
    26. Spain 10,607,224.00
    27. South Africa 9,602,101.00
    28. Canada 9,463,023.00
    29. Turkey 9,453,596.00
    30. Uganda 9,386,735.00
    31. Kenya 9,378,014.00
    32. Nepal 8,511,498.00
    33. Argentina 8,352,479.00
    34. Poland 8,273,263.00
    35. Peru 7,795,451.00
    36. Egypt 7,473,850.00
    37. Mozambique 7,044,987.00
    38. Ghana 6,838,127.00
    39. Madagascar 6,391,656.00
    40. Venezuela 6,056,954.00
    41. Australia 5,839,418.00
    42. Uzbekistan 5,724,429.00
    43. Malaysia 5,708,692.00
    44. Iran 5,031,433.00
    45. Cameroon 4,922,769.00
    46. Angola 4,890,349.00
    47. Kazakhstan 4,531,243.00
    48. Cambodia 4,337,192.00
    49. Malawi 4,334,675.00
    50. Netherlands 4,130,948.00
    51. Burkina Faso 4,104,250.00
    52. Romania 4,085,506.00
    53. Zimbabwe 3,967,673.00
    54. Chile 3,709,012.00
    55. Ivory Coast 3,602,371.00
    56. Morocco 3,392,760.00
    57. Zambia 3,363,228.00
    58. Rwanda 3,246,906.00
    59. Sudan 2,958,270.00
    60. Ecuador 2,945,262.00
    61. Guinea 2,916,412.00
    62. Burundi 2,601,850.00
    63. Sri Lanka 2,590,551.00
    64. Chad 2,532,566.00
    65. Portugal 2,525,744.00
    66. Sweden 2,508,810.00
    67. Mali 2,482,651.00
    68. Algeria 2,469,711.00
    69. Bolivia 2,437,375.00
    70. Azerbaijan 2,406,876.00
    71. Guatemala 2,375,044.00
    72. Czech Republic 2,352,326.00
    73. Haiti 2,338,678.00
    74. Belgium 2,327,424.00
    75. Belarus 2,319,760.00
    76. Switzerland 2,277,624.00
    77. Benin 2,275,570.00
    78. Yemen 2,215,742.00
    79. Niger 2,191,175.00
    80. Senegal 2,132,630.00
    81. Austria 2,114,215.00
    82. Greece 2,074,281.00
    83. Hungary 2,073,056.00
    84. Cuba 2,038,034.00
    85. Dominican Republic 2,018,715.00
    86. Saudi Arabia 2,017,129.00
    87. Hong Kong 1,886,032.00
    88. Afghanistan 1,883,521.00
    89. Israel 1,867,384.00
    90. Togo 1,857,796.00
    91. Papua New Guinea 1,824,778.00
    92. Laos 1,816,348.00
    93. Iraq 1,743,161.00
    94. Tajikistan 1,735,175.00
    95. Honduras 1,526,724.00
    96. Bulgaria 1,526,326.00
    97. Sierra Leone 1,447,868.00
    98. Singapore 1,423,725.00
    99. Denmark 1,410,522.00
    100. Paraguay 1,384,707.00
    101. Somalia 1,331,920.00
    102. Norway 1,320,960.00
    103. Serbia 1,316,181.00
    104. Finland 1,283,895.00
    105. El Salvador 1,252,209.00
    106. Slovakia 1,223,837.00
    107. New Zealand 1,211,470.00
    108. Nicaragua 1,128,536.00
    109. Tunisia 1,125,986.00
    110. Kyrgyzstan 1,069,912.00
    111. Congo (Brazzaville) 1,022,726.00
    112. Ireland 996,173.00
    113. Central African Republic 971,804.00
    114. Turkmenistan 967,711.00
    115. Georgia 927,686.00
    116. Costa Rica 907,529.00
    117. Croatia 859,161.00
    118. United Arab Emirates 814,296.00
    119. Liberia 797,131.00
    120. Uruguay 795,522.00
    121. Panama 755,573.00
    122. Lithuania 721,307.00
    123. Syria 716,728.00
    124. Armenia 707,156.00
    125. Jamaica 657,586.00
    126. Kuwait 639,091.00
    127. Libya 635,759.00
    128. Mongolia 626,217.00
    129. Moldova 615,012.00
    130. Botswana 590,039.00
    131. Lebanon 554,755.00
    132. Bosnia and Herzegovina 530,646.00
    133. Puerto Rico 508,010.00
    134. Latvia 494,978.00
    135. Albania 476,891.00
    136. Namibia 472,682.00
    137. Slovenia 461,394.00
    138. Lesotho 451,067.00
    139. Jordan 449,589.00
    140. Gambia 425,335.00
    141. Mauritania 387,841.00
    142. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 382,860.00
    143. Guinea Bissau 377,625.00
    144. Estonia 328,225.00
    145. Oman 326,839.00
    146. Trinidad and Tobago 291,003.00
    147. Cyprus 284,959.00
    148. West Bank and Gaza 256,954.00
    149. Gabon 254,625.00
    150. Qatar 253,646.00
    151. Mauritius 246,489.00
    152. Equatorial Guinea 238,145.00
    153. Macau 186,412.00
    154. Swaziland 183,458.00
    155. Bhutan 162,890.00
    156. Bahrain 158,785.00
    157. Luxembourg 128,460.00
    158. Djibouti 120,598.00
    159. Fiji 118,735.00
    160. Guyana 115,335.00
    161. Solomon Islands 113,629.00
    162. Bahamas 112,375.00
    163. Montenegro 109,095.00
    164. Cape Verde 103,144.00
    165. Timor Leste 97,015.00
    166. Iceland 94,896.00
    167. Comoros 87,098.00
    168. Suriname 84,643.00
    169. Brunei 80,920.00
    170. Maldives 77,701.00
    171. Barbados 75,428.00
    172. Belize 73,818.00
    173. Malta 73,641.00
    174. Vanuatu 55,012.00
    175. New Caledonia 49,618.00
    176. French Polynesia 49,210.00
    177. Saint Lucia 47,081.00
    178. Channel Islands 35,447.00
    179. Guam 33,928.00
    180. Saint Thomas and Principe 26,963.00
    181. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 23,482.00
    182. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 23,088.00
    183. Tonga 18,352.00
    184. Samoa 14,060.00

    Females in the labor force. Female labor force shows the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises people aged 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organization’s definition of the economically active population.

    Source: World Bank