Number of employees of Modern Times Group 2011-2018

In 2018, 3,305 people were employed at the Swedish media entertainment company Modern Times Group (MTG). The number fluctuated in the past years and peaked at 4,059 employees in 2014. MTG belongs to the three programming and broadcasting companies in the Nordic countries with the highest amount of people employed.

From one to two

In March 2018, MTG announced to split the company into two companies – Modern Times Group MTG AB and Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT). Since July, NENT Group operates as a separate enterprise. It comprises MTG’s Nordic Entertainment business area, including broadcasting and streaming media, MTG Studios, such as the distribution of media rights and scripted drama, as well as Splay Networks. On the other hand, MTG keeps the segments eSports, online gaming and digital video content, known as the MTGx business area.

Operations also in other countries

Modern Times Group operates not only in Sweden, but also in other European countries and in the US. The branch in Sweden employed the largest number of employees in 2018, amounting to 608 men and 392 women. The branch office in France had the fewest employees.

Average number of employees of Modern Times Group from 2011 to 2018

Number of employees
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Release date

April 2019


Europe, Sweden

Survey time period

2011 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Some figures were taken from previous publications.

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