McDonald's: Number of Employees 2006-2020 | MCD

Interactive chart of McDonald's (MCD) annual worldwide employee count from 2006 to 2020.
  • McDonald's total number of employees in 2019 was 205,000, a 2.38% decline from 2018.
  • McDonald's total number of employees in 2018 was 210,000, a 10.64% decline from 2017.
  • McDonald's total number of employees in 2017 was 235,000, a 37.33% decline from 2016.
  • McDonald's total number of employees in 2016 was 375,000, a 10.71% decline from 2015.
McDonald's Annual Number of Employees
2019 205,000
2018 210,000
2017 235,000
2016 375,000
2015 420,000
2014 420,000
2013 440,000
2012 440,000
2011 420,000
2010 400,000
2009 385,000
2008 400,000
2007 390,000
2006 465,000
2005 447,000
Sector Industry Market Cap Revenue
Retail/Wholesale Retail - Food & Restaurants $163.903B $21.077B
McDonald's Corporation is the world's leading global food service retailer. The Company operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants, which serve a locally-relevant menu of quality food and beverages sold at various price. McDonald's global system is comprised of both Company-owned and franchised restaurants. McDonald's franchised restaurants are owned and operated under one of the following structures -conventional franchise, developmental license or affiliate. The optimal ownership structure for an individual restaurant, trading area or market (country) is based on a variety of factors, including the availability of individuals with the entrepreneurial experience and financial resources, as well as the local legal and regulatory environment in critical areas such as property ownership and franchising. The business relationship between McDonald's and its independent franchisees is of fundamental importance to overall performance and to the McDonald's brand.
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