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

Largest employers

Companies and institutions are included in this list.

Largest private and semiprivate employers

The rankings below are the six private-sector and semiprivate companies providing the most jobs worldwide, according to a list published in 2021 by ''Fortune'' magazine. The
Tata Group The Tata Group () is an Indian multinational conglomerate headquartered in Mumbai. Established in 1868, it is India's largest conglomerate, with products and services in over 150 countries, and operations in 100 countries across six continent ...
of companies, which collectively employ over 720,000 people, is not listed by ''Fortune'' as a single enterprise.

See also

Fortune Global 500 The ''Fortune'' Global 500, also known as Global 500, is an annual ranking of the top 500 corporations worldwide as measured by revenue. The list is compiled and published annually by '' Fortune'' magazine. Methodology Until 1989, it listed on ...
Forbes Global 2000 The ''Forbes'' Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the top 2000 public companies in the world, published by ''Forbes'' magazine. "The Global 2000" annual ranking is assembled by ''Forbes'' using a weighted assessment of four metrics: sales, profi ...
* List of multinational corporations * List of largest European manufacturing companies by revenue *
List of largest financial services companies by revenue The following is a list of the world's largest publicly traded financial services companies, ordered by annual sales for the latest Fiscal Year in millions of U.S. dollars according to the Fortune Global 500. (Currently the top 50 public companies ...
List of the largest software companies Many lists exist that provide an overview of large software companies, often called "independent software vendors" ("ISVs"), in the world. The lists differ by methodology of composition and consequently show substantial differences in both listed ...
* List of largest Internet companies * List of largest technology companies by revenue * List of private-equity firms *
List of largest companies by revenue This list comprises the world's largest companies by consolidated revenue, according to the ''Fortune'' Global 500 2022 rankings. American retail corporation Walmart has been the world's largest company by revenue since 2014. The list is limite ...
* List of public corporations by market capitalization * List of largest corporate profits and losses * Lists of occupations * List of types of tradesman * Lists of companies – company-related list articles on Wikipedia * List of largest United States–based employers globally * List of wealthiest organizations



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