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Number of Sodexo employees worldwide 2007-2019

The number of staff employed by Sodexo increased significantly in 2019 to 470,237 – an increase of almost over 9,500 compared to the previous year. This follows a period of relatively stable staffing numbers over the preceding four years.


Sodexo are a French provider of catering and facility management services to a variety of private sector and government organizations, with a large presence in the healthcare and education sectors. Their global workforce of nearly half a million makes them amongst the largest employers in the world. However, clearly the catering and facility management industry is less profitable than many others, with their recent annual revenues of over 24 billion U.S. dollars putting them out of the list of the largest global companies by revenue.

Compass Group

Despite Sodexo’s size, they are only the second-largest provider in the global catering and facility management industry. U.K.-based multinational Compass Group employ almost 100,000 more staff than Sodexo, and generated revenues of just over 30 billion U.S. dollars in 2018. Sodexo maintain a larger presence in the European market than Compass Group though, whose revenue streams are mainly generated in the North American market.

Number of Sodexo employees worldwide from 2007 to 2019

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Release date

November 2019



Survey time period

2007 to 2019

Special properties

fiscal year ended August 31 of each year.

Supplementary notes

Values prior to FY 2015 taken from previous reports.

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