List of largest employers

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Largest public and private and Government employers in the world[edit]

Non-corporate employers are included in these lists:

Employees
Employer 2015[1] 2010[2] Headquarters
United States Department of Defense 3.2 million 3.2 million United States
People's Liberation Army 2.3 million 2.3 million China
Walmart 2.1 million 2.1 million 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 1.4 million India
Indian Armed Forces 1.3 million [note 2] India
Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) 1.2 million 0.8 million Taiwan

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ including franchise employees
  2. ^ not listed

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The World's Biggest Employers". Forbes.com. Forbes. Retrieved 31 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Employment: Defending jobs - The Economist". 2011-09-12. Retrieved 2011-10-02. 

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