The above graph represents the total number of Apple employees worldwide, by year. As of fiscal year ended September 29, 2018, Apple has approximately 132,000 full-time equivalent employees. The company employed 9,000 new people in fiscal 2018 from all over the world.

RegionWorldwide
SourceApple’s official ReportsSEC Filings
Last Updated27 September 2019
Graph ID493
NoteApple’s fiscal year starts from October

As the graph shows, in fiscal 1997, the Cupertino giant fired approximately 2,459 full-time employees, making the total employees count to 8,437 from 10,896 in fiscal 1996. The total employee count further declined to 6,658 in fiscal 1998.

As the graph shows, in fiscal 1997, the Cupertino giant fired approximately 2,459 full-time employees, making the total employees count to 8,437 from 10,896 in fiscal 1996. The total employee count further declined to 6,658 in fiscal 1998.

The fiscal year 2008 saw a whopping 48% YoY increase in the number of Apple employees worldwide. The total number of full-time equivalent employees of Apple increased from 21,600 in FY 2007 to 32,000 in FY 2008.

Note: The graph shows the total number of full-time equivalent employees working for Apple Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, excluding the temporary equivalent employees and contractors.

About Apple Inc: Additional Information

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) was founded on April 1, 1976, by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne. The company is popularly known for its line of smartphones called iPhones. Apart from iPhones, the Cupertino giant develops and sells iPad, Macbooks, iPod, Apple Watches, Apple TV, HomePod, and some other online services.

Apple’s first product was Apple I, a desktop computer that was designed and hand-built entirely by Steve Wozniak.

On December 12, 1980, Apple went public, by selling 4.6 million shares at $22 per share.

On January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs unveiled the first generation of iPhone at the Macworld 2007 convention, in San Francisco. However, it was launched on June 29th in the United States, at the price of $499 for the 4GB model and $599 for the 8 GB model. After the initial hiccups, the worldwide sales of iPhone skyrocketed from fiscal Q4 2008, when Apple recorded nearly 9X jump in the sales of the iPhone.

After 10 years, in September 2017, Apple Inc. celebrated its 10th anniversary of iPhone by launching its most-expensive, most-innovative iPhone X, along with iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.

With a brand value of $205.5 billion, Apple tops the list of World’s Most Valuable Brands 2019 by Forbes, for the ninth year in a row.


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