10 of the Biggest Employers in the World


Have you ever wondered what companies provide the most number of jobs, both in the United States and worldwide? Here is a list of the largest publicly traded companies by number of employees.

  • Mcdonalds Corp. is the largest fast food company in the world, with 465,000 employees.
  • Petrochina Co. is the huge China-based petroleum and natural gas company, with over 463,000 employees.
  • Siemens A G is the large German-based electronic conglomerate, with almost 400,000 employees.
  • Target Corp. is the Minneapolis-based operator of general merchandise stores, with over 350,000 employees.
  • Sears Holdings Corp. is the Illinois-based holding company which operates Sears and Kmart department stores, and has over 350,000 employees.
  • Hitachi Ltd. is the Tokyo-based conglomerate of electronic and telecommunications businesses, with 350,000 employees.
  • China Petro & Chemical is the China-based integrated oil and gas company.
  • Arcelor Mittal is the Luxembourg-based producer of steel.
  • Kroger Co. is the large Cincinnati-based food retailer.
  • Matsushita Electric Ind. is the large Japan-based electronic products company.

 Information courtesy from Stockerblog

4 thoughts on “10 of the Biggest Employers in the World

  1. Okie…I am interested in the 10 worst bosses in Singapore! >,< How about those not yet listed (or publicly traded)? Hmmm…okie…forget I asked. X)

  2. You missed:

    Wal-Mart Stores, United States, 1,800,000 employees
    Deutsche Post, Germany, 500,000 employees

    Both bigger than anything on your list

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