Number of full-time Alphabet employees from 2008 to 2016, by department

Alphabet: number of full-time employees 2016, by department This statistic shows the number of Alphabet employees between 2008 and 2016. As of that year, out of Alphabet's total number of employees, 27,169 were working in the research and development department. Up until Alphabet's creation in 2015, these figures were reported as Google employees.
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Research and developmentSales and marketingGeneral and administrativeOperations
20087,2548,0023,1091,857
20097,4437,3382,9412,113
20109,5088,7783,3462,768
201111,66511,9334,6514,218
201219,74615,3066,21412,595
201318,59315,3486,5637,252
201420,83217,6217,5107,637
201523,33619,0828,45210,944
201627,16920,9029,69514,287
Research and developmentSales and marketingGeneral and administrativeOperations
20087,2548,0023,1091,857
20097,4437,3382,9412,113
20109,5088,7783,3462,768
201111,66511,9334,6514,218
201219,74615,3066,21412,595
201318,59315,3486,5637,252
201420,83217,6217,5107,637
201523,33619,0828,45210,944
201627,16920,9029,69514,287

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This statistic shows the number of Alphabet employees between 2008 and 2016. As of that year, out of Alphabet's total number of employees, 27,169 were working in the research and development department. Up until Alphabet's creation in 2015, these figures were reported as Google employees.
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Release date
February 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2008 to 2016
Supplementary notes
Alphabet Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate created in 2015 as the parent company of Google and several other companies previously owned by or tied to Google. Reported figures match up to previously reported Google employee headcount.

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