Royal Dutch Shell's number of employees 2009-2019

Royal Dutch Shell, commonly referred to as simply Shell, employed approximately 83,000 people worldwide in 2019. Shell is one of the top five oil and gas companies (also known as ‘Supermajors’) worldwide, operating in every segment of the oil and gas industry. It is also one of the largest companies worldwide in general. The company is headquartered in the Hague, Netherlands.

Shell - the global employer

Aside from Antarctica, Shell employs people on every continent. In 2018, their Asia region had the highest amount of employees, with 28,000 employees. Following Asia was Europe, with 24,000 employees, then North America with 30,000 employees. Africa had 4,000 employees. South America and Oceania had the least amount of employees, both having 2,000 employees.

Oil and gas sector employment

PetroChina is the largest oil and gas employer worldwide. In 2019, they employed around 476,220 people. Following PetroChina was Gazprom from Russia, employing 466,100 people. Shell did not rank among the ten largest employers in the industry.

Royal Dutch Shell's number of employees from 2009 to 2019

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Source

Release date

March 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2009 to 2019

Supplementary notes

This statistic was assembled using several editions of the report.

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