Employees of IKEA
The number of employees of IKEA in Sweden increased together with the growing number of stores in recent years. In 2016, approximately 14 thousand Swedes worked for IKEA. By comparison, the IKEA Group employed 149 thousand people worldwide.
Leading retailers worldwide
In 2017, the IKEA Group was among the 50 leading retailers around the world. Based on its revenue of roughly 34 billion U.S. dollars, it was in 27th position. Wal-Mart was the world’s largest retailer with revenues of about 500 billion U.S. dollars.