Employment figures Barclays group 2018, by country

As of 2018, Barclays Group, one of the UK’s largest banks, employed approximately 49 thousand people across the country. The UK division accounted for more than half of all employees of the banking group. India and the United States accounted for the next highest employment figures globally. The majority of the bank’s employees now work in the Head Office division.

Leading UK banks by customers

For Lloyds Bank Group, Barclays, The Royal Bank of Scotland and nationwide, there was an increase of overall customer numbers between 2007 and 2017. Lloyds (including Bank of Scotland, Halifax and Scottish Widows) increased their number of customers by approximately 11 million.

Barclays, a global bank

As of 2018, Barclays Plc operated in a total of 50 countries globally, the fifth highest of Europe's leading banks. In terms of total assets, Barclays is the eighth largest bank in Europe and second largest in the UK. As with most other leading banks in the UK and across Europe, the total value of assets owned by Barclays has decreased over several years.

Number of employees of Barclays group worldwide in 2018, by country

Employee numbers
United Kingdom 49,028
India 16,464
United States 10,427
Singapore 1,123
Germany 720
Japan 479
Isle of Man 466
Hong Kong 422
Switzerland 290
Jersey 246
Monaco 219
UAE 181
Italy 177
France 157
Ireland 136
Spain 78
Mexico 73
Guernsey 67
Canada 67
Luxembourg 42
Israel 39
Portugal 14
The Netherlands10
Brazil 7
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Release date

February 2019


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Supplementary notes

* The countries with turnover of less than £1m in 2018 are Argentina, Belgium, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Indonesia, Malta, Mauritius, Nigeria, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan and Zimbabwe.
Figures display an annual average number of employees.

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