Labour Force (Total) rose 2.08% to 17.2 mil in Nepal in 2018

Labour Force (Total) (mil), 2018
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Labour Force (Total) rose 2.08% to 17.2 mil in Nepal in 2018, according to World Bank.

Historically, Labour Force (Total) in Nepal reached an all time high of 17.2 mil in 2018 and an all time low of 9.26 mil in 1990. When compared to Nepal's main peers, Labour Force (Total) in Bangladesh amounted to 70.5 mil, 0.404 mil in Bhutan, 788 mil in China and 510 mil in India in 2018.

Nepal has been ranked 36th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of Labour Force (Total), 1 place above the position seen 10 years ago.

Labour Force (Total) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bangladesh mil 60.8 61.9 63.1 64.3 65.4
Bhutan mil 0.349 0.361 0.360 0.381 0.389
China mil 786 787 788 789 789
India mil 462 471 479 488 496
Japan mil 65.6 66.0 66.2 66.4 66.8
Myanmar mil 24.1 24.3 24.6 24.8 24.6
Nepal mil 14.9 15.3 15.7 16.1 16.5
Pakistan mil 59.4 61.3 62.7 65.4 66.9
Russia mil 75.9 75.5 75.3 75.1 75.0
Sri Lanka mil 8.17 8.50 8.45 8.46 8.52
USA mil 158 159 160 161 163