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Alphabet Number of employees

The chart above displays the number of employees working for Alphabet, the parent company of Google at the end of the respective years. As of December 31, 2022, the company had 190,234 employees.

Number of employees at Alphabet (Google) 2004-2022 

YearEmployees
2022190,234
2021156,500
2020135,301
2019118,899
201898,771
201780,110
201672,053
201561,814
201453,600
201347,756
201253,861
201132,467
201024,400
200919,835
200820,222
200716,805
200610,674
20055,680
20043,021

The number of employees working for Alphabet, the parent company of Google, was 156,500 at the end of 2021, having increased from 135,301 at the end of 2020. The number of employees working for Google’s parent company increased by 16% in 2021 compared to 2020.

The number of employees working for Alphabet (parent company of Google), grew to 118,899 in 2019 from 98,771 in 2018.

Number of Alphabet employees grew to 98,771 in 2018 from 80,110 in 2017.

About Alphabet:

Alphabet is the parent company of Google. It has its headquarters located at Mountain View California, United States.

Apart from its google search engine and advertising products, Alphabet offers a vast range of products including Cloud services and other services like Chrome Browser and Google Maps.

The CEO of Alphabet is Sundar Pichai. Alphabet’s main source of revenue if digital advertising followed by cloud services. It also owns YouTube and some other businesses that are collectively called Other Bets.

 

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As per the Annual Report of Alphabet for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, the number of its full time employees was 80,110. (As of December 31, 2017, we had 80,110 full-time employees. Although we have work councils and statutory employee representation obligations in certain countries, our U.S. employees are not represented by a labor union. Alphabet Annual report 2017 – culture and employees.) The number of its employees has increased by around 8000 over the previous year. Alphabet employed 72053 full time employees. Google is known for having an employee oriented culture. The brand invests a lot in managing its employees and their performance.  It is also because of the intense competition in the technology industry and the need for qualified engineers and other technical staff. Skilled human resources can be a major source of competitive advantage for  a technology brand.