Our Employees

G4S is a global business with operations in more than 90 countries. We employ more than 540,000 people, making us one of the world's largest private employers.

Geographic Charts

At the end of 2017, over 570,000 people worked for G4S. The largest geographical region continues to be Middle East and India where 31% of our employees work. 

The majority of our employees are in frontline roles, with the number of managers and supervisors varying depending on the nature of each business and the extent to which technology is deployed.

At the end of 2017, G4S employees were located as follows:


Employee Numbers

Africa 125,000
Asia Pacific 60,000
Europe 48,000
Latin America 72,000
Middle East and India 180,000
North America 57,000
UK and Ireland 30,000

Our People

540,000 people work for G4S making it one of the world's largest private employers. 
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our employees

Our employees and services touch the lives of others every day, providing crucial services to keep them safe and secure.
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Employee Turnover

Overall employee retention continues to improve with voluntary employee turnover reducing to 25.3% in 2017 (2016: 27.6%).
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our communities

In 2017 the company made grants of over £126,000 from the Employee Trust Fund in cases where employees had experienced hardship following a serious injury, illness or natural disaster.
G4S community