10 largest employers in the world
• 10 largest employers in the world
The Chinese army, but may be an American or a restaurant chain McDonald's - what do you think, who is the largest employer in the world? We will tell you about the 10 employers who have in total employ more than 18 million people. Rating of the largest employers of the world compiled by the World Economic Forum (World Economic Forum).
10th ranked Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (Better known as Foxconn) - Taiwanese electronics companies and computer components, which cooperates with such firms as Apple, Sony, Microsoft and Intel. The number of employees Foxconn is 1, 2 million people.
9th place belongs to the armed forces of India, the number of which is 1, 3 million people. India is considered the fourth largest military power in the world, with a huge budget of $ 46 billion (data for 2014).
8th place. Indian Railways, which is fully owned by the state, is one of the largest in the world. This is 115 thousand kilometers of railway lines, more than 7000 stations and 23 million passengers daily, which serve 1.4 million employees.
7th place. State Grid Corporation of China (State Grid Corporation of China) is the largest supplier of electricity in the country. In this state-owned company runs of 1, 5 million people.
6 place. The China National Petroleum Corporation, which is the largest enterprise in the country of production and sale of oil and gas, working 1, 6 million people.
5 in the ranking belongs to the British Health Service, the number of employees which is 1, 7 million people.
4th place. McDonald's - in the largest fast food chain work 1, 9 million people worldwide.
3 rd place. Walmart - this American supermarket chain is the largest private employer in North America and one of the largest retail chains in the world. The number of its employees is 2, 1 million people.
2 nd place. People's Liberation Army is the third after the US and Russian military power in the world. The number of its ranks - a 2, 3 million people. The budget of the armed forces of China is 126 billion dollars.
1 place. The largest employer in the world is the US Department of Defense, which oversees all government agencies related to the national security and armed forces. The number of employees of the Ministry of 3, 2 million people, and the budget in 2014 exceeded 610 billion dollars.