What is workforce?


The workforce is the labour pool in employment. It is generally used to describe those working for a single company or industry, but can also apply to a geographic region like a city, country, state, etc. The term generally excludes the employers or management, and implies those involved in manual labour. It may also mean all those that are available for work.

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Some articles on workforce:

Canada's Health Care Providers, 2007 - Health Care Workforce
... in health occupations this represented 6% of the total Canadian workforce ... sex Women make up the majority of the health workforce (77% compared to 47% in the general workforce) ... The health workforce is also slightly older than the general working population, at an average age of 41.9, compared to a Canadian average of 39.6 in 2005 ...
Skills For Care - Vision
... Put employers in the driving seat on social care workforce issues Create a trained and qualified workforce providing high quality care Provide an expert voice to the social care workforce ...
Arkema Worldwide - Locations
... by region North and South America 34% of sales 26 plants 20% of the workforce Europe 40% of sales 44 plants 62% of the workforce Asia and Middle East 21% of sales 10 plants 16% of the workforce ...