Number of PwC employees worldwide by region 2013-2019

This statistic shows the number of PricewaterhouseCoopers employees worldwide from 2013 to 2019, by region. In the fiscal year of 2019, the company employed 88,064 people in Western Europe.

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is a professional services company, which has its headquarters in London, United Kingdom. The company, in its current state, was formed in 1998 when Price Waterhouse merged with Coopers & Lybrand. PwC is one of the so-called “Big Four” audit firms that offer audit, tax, assurance, advisory, consulting, actuarial, legal and corporate finance services. The other companies of the Big Four are Deloitte, Ernst & Young and KPMG. In 2019, PwC was the second biggest of the four in terms of revenue with 42.4 billion U.S. dollars. Deloitte topped the list, with revenue amounting to 46.2 billion U.S. dollars in 2019, Ernst&Young had 36.4 billion U.S. dollars, while KPMG had 29.75 billion U.S. dollars.

As of October 2019, PricewaterhouseCoopers operates offices and firms in 157 countries and employs more than 276,000 people. The majority of PwC’s employees work in Western Europe (88,064), the Americas (73,801) and Asia (73,856). Since 2010, the number of employees has seen a year-on-year increase.

PwC’s revenue has also seen growth over the past few years, from 22.1 billion U.S. dollars in the 2006 fiscal year to 44.45 billion U.S. dollars in the 2019 fiscal year. The Americas generate the most revenue - 17.8 billion U.S. dollars in 2019, followed by Western Europe - 14.1 billion U.S. dollars, with the rest of the world grossing around 10.5 billion U.S. dollars in revenue. PwC generates almost 41 percent of its revenue through the assurance services segment - 17.4 billion U.S. dollars in 2019. Advisory and tax services made almost similar revenues in 2019, with 14.4 billion U.S. dollars and 10.7 billion U.S. dollars, respectively.

Number of PwC employees worldwide from 2013 to 2019, by region

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Release date

October 2019



Survey time period

2013 to 2019

Special properties

fiscal year ends June 30.

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide a date of publication. The date given is the date accessed.
The terms PricewaterhouseCoopers and PwC are used to refer to the network of member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL). Each member firm is a separate legal entity and does not act as an agent of PwCIL or any other member firm. PwCIL does not provide any services to clients.
Values up to 2017 were taken from previous editions.

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