List of largest employers
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The largest employers in the world include companies, militaries, and governments.
Public companies and institutions are included in this list:
|United States Department of Defense||United States|
|People's Liberation Army||China|
|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||India|
|Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn)||1.2 million||0.8 million||Taiwan|
Largest private and semiprivate employers
|Private and semipublic companies with the most employees in the world|
|2||China National Petroleum||China||1,512,048|
|3||China Post Group||China||941,211|
|5||Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn)||Taiwan||803,126|
|9||United States Postal Service||United States||574,359|
|11||Agricultural Bank of China||China||501,368|
- including franchise employees
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- List of largest employers in the United States
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