The 10 Companies With the Most Employees in the World

Knowing just how many employees a large company can employ is incredible. Providing jobs for thousands of people to enable them in making ends meet in their personal lives. With the economy in a reces

Knowing just how many employees a large company can employ is incredible. Providing jobs for thousands of people to enable them in making ends meet in their personal lives. With the economy in a recession it is good to know that there are still companies that provide jobs and make some people less stressed about putting food on the table. Of course, these companies are bringing more doors of opportunities for their workers. Let us take a look at these 10 companies who are providing the most number of jobs. Take note this enumeration does not count the government-owned companies.

10 Aviation Industry Corporation of China, China: 480,147 of employees

The proud company located in China has taken its 10th spot of having the most number of employees. It has currently 480,147 employees with its 52 years in service since April 17, 1951. As being a Chinese state-owned aerospace company, Aviation Industry Corporation of China engages in the development, design, and production of fighter, bombers fighters, trainer as well as turbojet engines, reconnaissance aircrafts, air-to-air missiles, turbo fan engines, and ground-to-air missiles.

9 China Telecommunications, China: 491,447 Employees

As being a Chinese state-owned telecommunication company, China Telecom Corporation Limited or China Telecom is the largest fixed-line service and is also considered as the 3rd largest mobile telecommunication provider in the People's Republic of China. Not only that, China Telecom has the largest single Wi-Fi wireless broadband network in China. So, it's not a surprise that this telecom company is included on the list since they are serving widely across the nation.

8 Volkswagen, Germany: 501,956 Employees

Located in the magnificent Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany, Volkswagen (which literally means "People's Car" is the leading German auto-mobile manufacturer. Among the Volskwagen Group of Companies, Volkswagen is the original and top-selling German automaker in the whole world. The three most prominent cars of all times from Volkswagen are Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Golf, and the Volkswagen Beetle.

7 U.S. Postal Service, U.S.A.: 601,601 Employees

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is currently employing 601,601 employees and started its services in 1775 during the Second Continental Congress. During that era, the appointed first postmaster general was Benjamin Franklin. On March 21, 2013, the U.S. Congress announced that the USPS was required to proceed the Saturday mail delivery. However on April 10, 2013, the USPS had made its announcement that the Saturday mail delivery will continue through until September 30, 2013.

6 China Post Group, China: 889,307 Employees

Right next to the USPS is the most prominent China Post Group with over 889,307 employees. China Post is under the operation of the State Post Bureau of the People's Republic of China. Taken its roots during the Shang Dynasty, the postal service in China has developed until the China Post Group was established in 1949. The current postal service in China replaced the Chunghwa Post in 1949 and the Universal Postal Union in 1972.

5 Hon Hai Precision Industry, Taiwan: 961,000 Employees

Founded in 1974, the Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., is also known as Foxconn Technology Group in Taiwan. It is widely known to be the largest electronics contract manufacturer in the world when it comes to sales. Although it originated in Taiwan, the Hon Hai has built 19 factories in various Chinese cities. Due to its enormous spread, there is not doubtthat it is included in the Top 10 companies with most number of employees with over 961,000.

4 Sinopec, China: 1,021,979 Employees

Taking its place at number 4 is the other pride of China. With over 1,021,979 workers, the Sinopec is not only ranked as one of the companies with high number of employees, but it is also ranked as the 5th biggest companies in terms of revenues. The Sinopec Limited is also known as China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation.

3 State Grid Corporation of China, China: 1,583,000 Employees

State Grid Corporation of China is the largest electric source company in the world. It transmits power in China.

2 China National Petroleum Corporation, China: 1,668,072 Employees

China National Petroleum Corporation is a Chinese state-owned oil and gas corporation with over 1,668,072 of Employees

1 Walmart, U.S.A.: 2,200,000 Employees

The pride of the U.S.A., Walmart runs the chains of big discount department and warehouse stores. It is named as the most valuable companies. Not only that, this Walton family-owned company is also known as the biggest private employer in the world according to the Fortune Global 500 just last year 2012. This is widely known all over the world because of its good service. That is why, they deserve the top spot of the Top 10 Companies with Most Employees with over 2,200,000.

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