It’s often believed that Indian Railways is the largest employer in the world. And even if it’s not India, Chinese could be the largest employer in the world, given the size of population of these two countries. However, the World Economic Forum published a research to put an end to these speculations and declared US Department of Defense as the largest employer with a workforce of 3.2 million people. Interestingly, in their list of top ten largest employers only three are private companies – Walmart, McDonald’s and Foxconn.
Here’s the full list.