Top Companies with Largest Number of Employees | Worlds Biggest Employers

Pratyusha Srivastava Pratyusha Srivastava
Dec 13, 2021 4 min read
Top Companies with Largest Number of Employees | Worlds Biggest Employers

With the developing technology and resources, numerous companies have been established with the belief of achieving great heights. And these companies are the biggest source of proving employment to the general public. You wouldn't believe that companies like Walmart and Amazon have employees over the count of millions. Like, how great is that! However, private sector companies are often considered pretty complicated and tough. They lack job security and some do pay little. But, these don’t define every private organisation across the world.

In fact, there are private companies that have millions of employees with tons of benefits. And these companies are the biggest job creators across the world. Speaking of which, we have presented the World's Top Companies With the Largest Number Of Employees. So, let's get started!

Walmart
China's National Petroleum Corporation
Amazon
China Construction Bank
McDonald's
Volkswagen
Kroger
FAQ

Walmart

Total Number of Employees: 2.3 million

Walmart Logo
Walmart Logo

With a total number of employees of 2.3 million, Β Walmart is the second company with the largest number of employees. Walmart is in fact counted highest among the Forbes 500 global ranking. Being the largest company with an annual turnover of $559 billion, Β Walmart owns numerous subsidiaries as well in the United Kingdom and South Africa's supermarkets.

Amazon

Total Number of Employees: 1.4 million

Amazon Logo
Amazon Logo

The biggest online retailer, Amazon has around 1.4 million employees. Amazon is currently ranked 5th among the largest employers in the world. In the last two years, the company has gained a massive amount of employees from all across the world. This simply indicates that Amazon hires 1,400 people every day.

Volkswagen

Total Number of Employees: 662,653

Volkswagen Logo
Volkswagen Logo

Volkswagen, the largest automobile manufacturer in the world, has an employee count of 662,653. Being a German car manufacturing company, Volkswagen holds a market capitalisation of $123.24 billion, being the 112th most valuable company, in terms of market capitalization. In fact, Volkswagen is considered the most active and superior automobile manufacturer and employer.

China's National Petroleum Corporation

Total Number of Employees: 460,724

CNPC Logo
CNPC Logo

Being mainly a monopoly in the oil and gas production of China, China's National Petroleum Corporation has an employee count of 460,724. It runs with rigs and refiners in over 30 countries such as Venezuela, Azerbaijan, and many others.

Kroger

Total Number of Employees: 465,000

Kroger Logo
Kroger Logo

With a total number of employees over 465,000 Kroger is counted among the biggest retailers chain in America and third in the country, right after Walmart and Costco. Kroger has around 2,778 supermarkets and departmental stores.

China Construction Bank

Total Number of Employees: 345,971

China Construction Bank Logo
China Construction Bank Logo

Based on the market capitalization, China Construction Bank is the second-biggest bank in China and fifth in the world. With an employee count of 345,971, China Construction Bank has expanded its branches in more than 13,600 places in china.

McDonald's

Total Number of Employees: 200,000

McDonald's Logo
McDonald's Logo

McDonald's is incredibly famous for its delicious fast food and has several employees of 200,000 all across the globe. This simply brings McDonald's among the largest employers in the world. And when it's McDonald's, who doesn't know hamburgers!! The company has its classic presence in more than 100 countries and serves around 69 million food items every day.


List of Unicorns Startups in India | Top Unicorns in India
India has over 60 unicorn startups including Paytm, Byju’s, Zerodha & more. Here’s an exhaustive list of Indian Unicorns Startups as of 2021.

Conclusion

In conclusion, we can say that private sector companies are the largest source of employment all across the world. Although a large proportion of people are employed in private organisations. But companies like the United States Department of Defense and China People's Liberation Army and many others provide employment with tons of benefits as well. So, here were the top companies with the largest number of employees across the world. Stay tuned for more updates!

FAQ

Who is the largest employer in the world?

Walmart is the largest employer in the world with approx 2 million employees.

Who is the largest employer in India?

Indian Railways is the largest employer in India with 1.4 million employees.

Who is the best employer in India?

Reliance Industries is considered the best employer in India.

Must have tools for startups - Recommended by StartupTalky

Subscribe to StartupTalky

Get the latest insights delivered to you right in your inbox

Great! Next, complete checkout for full access to StartupTalky.
Welcome back! You've successfully signed in.
You've successfully subscribed to StartupTalky.
Success! Your account is fully activated, you now have access to all content.
Success! Your billing info has been updated.
Your billing was not updated.