The Global 5000 companies are the largest in the world and as such, employ large numbers.

On average, the companies have nearly 29,800 employees but it varies by region and type of ownership. Private companies in the Global 5000 employ an average of 18,800

Looking at various parts of the globe, we find the average number of employees per region are:

  • South America    26,975
  • North America    19,000
  • Middle East          15,845
  • Europe                  49,950
  • Asia                        47,699
  • Africa                      31,462