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Number of PwC employees worldwide 2010-2020

The global workforce of accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) increased sharply over the last decade, growing from 161,718 employees in 2010 to 284,258 employees in 2020.


PwC is one of the largest professional services firms in the world, specializing in auditing and accountancy services. Their operations are divided into three services lines: assurance, which deals primarily with financial audits; advisory, which provides broader management consultancy services; and tax, which provides tax consulting services. Geographically, the largest share of their revenue is generated in the Americas, however they employ slightly more staff in Western Europe.

The Big Four

The Big Four accounting firms – Deloitte, PwC, EY and KPMG – are the four largest professional services networks in the world. Most publicly listed firms will procure auditing services from one of the Big Four, as do countless private companies. PwC is the second largest of the Big Four in terms of global revenue and the third-largest in terms of global employees.

Number of PwC employees worldwide from 2010 to 2020

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Release date

October 2020



Survey time period

2010 to 2020

Special properties

fiscal year ends June 30.

Supplementary notes

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 annual reports.

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