Volkswagen Number of employees
Number of employees at Volkswagen 2006-2021
The following table shows the number of employees working for Volkswagen at the end of each year.
|Year||Employees (At December 31 of each year)|
The number of employees working for Volkswagen at the end of 2021 was 672,800 compared to 662,600 a year ago.
As of December 31, 2020, Volkswagen employed around 662.6 thousand employees globally compared to 671.2 thousand in 2019.
The total number of employees at Volkswagen increased to 664,500 in 2018 from 642,300 in 2017.
About the Volkswagen Group:
The Volkswagen Group is one of the largest manufacturers of automobiles and commercial vehicles globally. It is also one of the global automobile brands with the largest product portfolio. 12 brands from seven European countries are a part of VW's product portfolio. Volkswagen also offers a wide range of financial services.
2020 remained a very challenging year for Volkswagen Group. Its net sales were heavily impacted due to the pandemic. The company's unit sales of automobiles and commercial vehicles declined. Its sales and profits compared to the previous year also declined. The diesel fiasco continued to haunt the VW group in 2020. The net sales of the company declined to € 22.9 billion in 2020 compared to €252.6 billion in 2019.