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India's defence ministry world's biggest employer, says Statista report

  • IBEF
  • October 31, 2022

According to a study in "Statista," the Indian Ministry of Defence employs 2.92 million people worldwide, including active duty military, reservists, and civilian staff.

According to a Statista infographic on the companies with the biggest workforces globally in 2022, the US Department of Defense, which employs 2.91 million people, comes in second place to the Indian Defence Ministry.

Private company Statista, with headquarters in Germany, offers information and statistics on a range of global concerns.

According to the Hamburg-based company that specialises in market and consumer data, the People's Liberation Army, which excludes civilian posts, employs over 2.5 million people in China.

No firm in the world has more employees than Walmart, claims Statista. "The most recent data from the US retail behemoth put the number at a staggering 2.3 million, while Amazon is in second place and employs 1.6 million people," Statista stated.

Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.