Berkshire Hathaway: Number of Employees 2010-2022 | BRK.B

Interactive chart of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) annual worldwide employee count from 2010 to 2022.
  • Berkshire Hathaway total number of employees in 2021 was 35,000, a 90.28% decline from 2020.
  • Berkshire Hathaway total number of employees in 2020 was 360,000, a 8.05% decline from 2019.
  • Berkshire Hathaway total number of employees in 2019 was 391,500, a 0.64% increase from 2018.
  • Berkshire Hathaway total number of employees in 2018 was 389,000, a 3.18% increase from 2017.
Berkshire Hathaway Annual Number of Employees
2021 35,000
2020 360,000
2019 391,500
2018 389,000
2017 377,000
2016 367,700
2015 331,000
2014 316,000
2013 302,000
2012 288,500
2011 271,000
2010 260,000
2009 222,000
Sector Industry Market Cap Revenue
Finance Property, Casualty and Title Insurance $608.258B $276.094B
Berkshire Hathaway is a holding company, which owns subsidiaries in insurance, rail roads, utilities, manufacturing services, retail and home building. The most important of these are insurance businesses conducted on both a primary basis and insurance basis, a freight rail transportation business and a group of utility and energy generation and distribution businesses. It has four major operating sectors - The Insurance group (includes GEICO, Government Employees Insurance Company writes private passenger automobile insurance); General Re (conducts reinsurance business, offering property and casualty, life and health coverage to clients worldwide); Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group (underwrites excess-of-loss reinsurance and quota-share coverage for insurers and reinsurers globally); Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group (comprises a wide variety of independently-managed insurance businesses that principally write liability coverage for commercial accounts).
Stock Name Country Market Cap PE Ratio
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) United States $608.713B 22.52
Chubb (CB) Switzerland $81.836B 13.90
Progressive (PGR) United States $68.513B 30.67
Travelers (TRV) United States $40.121B 10.81
Allstate (ALL) United States $35.445B 13.09
W.R Berkley (WRB) United States $17.983B 17.94
Markel (MKL) United States $17.581B 21.61
CNA Financial (CNA) United States $11.927B 10.34
American Financial (AFG) United States $11.784B 10.84
Alleghany (Y) United States $11.197B 15.57
Everest Re Group (RE) Bermuda $10.941B 8.48
Fidelity National Financial (FNF) United States $10.605B 4.90
RenaissanceRe Holdings (RNR) Bermuda $6.677B 31.03
First American Financial (FAF) United States $5.899B 7.10
CCC Intelligent Solutions Holdings (CCCS) United States $5.811B 0.61
Kinsale Capital (KNSL) United States $5.577B 38.89
RLI (RLI) United States $5.275B 26.27
Hanover Insurance (THG) United States $5.205B 14.14
Axis Capital Holdings (AXS) Bermuda $4.750B 8.94
White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM) United States $3.694B 0.00
Mercury General (MCY) United States $2.463B 57.77
Stewart Information Services (STC) United States $1.413B 4.62
ProAssurance (PRA) United States $1.305B 16.10
Argos (ARGO) Bermuda $1.277B 18.45
HCI (HCI) United States $0.698B 0.00
Ambac Financial (AMBC) United States $0.545B 31.65
UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC (UVE) United States $0.399B 33.03
Global Indemnity (GBLI) United States $0.372B 31.26
Kingsway Financial Services (KFS) United States $0.146B 15.51
Heritage Insurance Holdings (HRTG) United States $0.069B 0.00