In 2023, Ernst & Young (EY) had a total global workforce of almost 400,000 people. The majority of employees worked in the regions of Europe, the Middle East, India, and Africa, where the workforce totaled approximately 153,000.
EY - Global powerhouse
Headquartered in London, EY, one of the Big Four accounting firms, operate in over 150 countries worldwide. The firm generated a total revenue of approximately 49 billion U.S. dollars in 2023, a significant growth compared to the previous year. The region with the highest revenue in 2023 was the Americas.
The Big Four
The Big Four consist of Deloitte, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and KPMG. These firms are the biggest auditing and accounting firms in the world that offer various professional services such as assurance, corporate finance, and legal services. They have a significant influence on the auditing sector worldwide. The combined revenue of the Big Four was approximately 167 billion U.S. dollars in 2021. Deloitte has consistently generated the highest amount of revenue, with KPMG bringing in the least out of the four. When broken down by function, advisory and consulting generated the highest revenue across the Big Four in 2022.
Number of employees of EY worldwide from 2009 to 2023, by region
Some values do not add up to the total employees, with some global shared services employees not included in regional totals.
* EMEIA = Europe, Middle East, India, Africa.
** Japan joined the Asia-Pacific Area on July 1, 2019 and therefore results were combined.
Values for previous years were taken from previous annual reports.
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