Starbucks: Number of Employees 2006-2021 | SBUX

Interactive chart of Starbucks (SBUX) annual worldwide employee count from 2006 to 2021.
  • Starbucks total number of employees in 2021 was 138,000, a 60.46% decline from 2020.
  • Starbucks total number of employees in 2020 was 349,000, a 0.87% increase from 2019.
  • Starbucks total number of employees in 2019 was 346,000, a 18.9% increase from 2018.
  • Starbucks total number of employees in 2018 was 291,000, a 5.05% increase from 2017.
Starbucks Annual Number of Employees
2021 138,000
2020 349,000
2019 346,000
2018 291,000
2017 277,000
2016 254,000
2015 238,000
2014 191,000
2013 182,000
2012 160,000
2011 149,000
2010 137,000
2009 142,000
2008 176,000
2007 172,000
2006 145,800
2005 115,000
Sector Industry Market Cap Revenue
Retail/Wholesale Retail - Food & Restaurants $129.826B $29.061B
Starbucks Corporation purchases and roasts high-quality whole bean coffees and sells them along with fresh, rich-brewed, Italian style espresso beverages, a variety of pastries and confections, and coffee-related equipments primarily through its company-operated retail stores. In addition to sales through its company-operated retail stores, Starbucks sells whole bean coffees through a specialty sales group and supermarkets. Additionally, Starbucks produces and sells bottled Frappuccino coffee drink and a line of premium ice creams through its joint venture partnerships and offers a line of innovative premium teas produced by its wholly owned subsidiary, Tazo Tea Company. The company's objective is to establish Starbucks as the most recognized and respected brand in the world.
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