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List of Largest Employers

The largest employers in the world include companies, militaries, and governments.

Largest employers

Public companies and institutions are included in this list:

Employees
Employer 2015[1] 2010[2][3] Headquarters
United States Department of Defense
2.86 million[4]
 United States
People's Liberation Army
2.52 million[5]
 China
Walmart
2.3 million[6]
 United States
McDonald's[note 1] 1.9 million 1.7 million  United States
National Health Service 1.7 million 1.4 million  United Kingdom
China National Petroleum Corporation 1.6 million 1.7 million  China
State Grid Corporation of China 1.5 million 1.6 million  China
Indian Railways 1.4 million 1.3 million  India
Indian Armed Forces
1.3 million
 India
Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) 1.2 million 0.8 million  Taiwan[7]

Largest private and semiprivate employers

The rankings below are the ten private-sector companies providing the most jobs worldwide, according to list published in 2019 by Fortune magazine.[8]

Private and semipublic companies with the most employees in the world
Rank Employer Country Employees
1 Walmart  United States 2,200,000
2 China National Petroleum  China 1,382,401
3 China Post Group  China 935,191
4 State Grid  China 917,717
5 Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn)  Taiwan 667,680
6 Volkswagen  Germany 664,496
7 Amazon  United States 647,500
8 Sinopec Group  China 619,151
9 Compass Group  United Kingdom 595,841
10 United States Postal Service  United States 565,802

See also

Notes

  1. ^ including franchise employees

References

  1. ^ "The World's Biggest Employers". Forbes.com. Forbes. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "Employment: Defending jobs - The Economist". 2011-09-12. Retrieved .
  3. ^ IISS 2012, pp. 243-248
  4. ^ "President Signs Fiscal 2019 Defense Authorization Act at Fort Drum Ceremony". Department of Defense. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ International Institute for Strategic Studies (14 February 2018). The Military Balance 2018. Routledge. pp. 249-259. ISBN 978-1-85743-955-7.
  6. ^ "Walmart Locations Around the World - United States". Archived from the original on September 26, 2015.
  7. ^ "9 Most Largest Companies - by employee number". most09.com. March 5, 2016.
  8. ^ "Global 500". Fortune.

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