Which Country Has the Most Employees in Postal Services?

Postal Service (Total Workforce) (persons), 2015 or latest
Transport | February 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 29 countries in 2015, Germany ranked the highest in workforce of postal service with 148,669 persons followed by United Kingdom and Poland. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 1,027 persons, Luxembourg with 1,385 persons and Cyprus with 1,702 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Postal Service (Total Workforce) indicator page.

Postal Service (Total Workforce) Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Austria persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 21,598 24,969 ... ... 20,145 ... ...
Belgium persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 29,324 32,110 29,922 28,747
Czech Republic persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 28,431 27,939 27,503 ... 62,678
Finland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 22,000 19,300 17,900 18,610 18,610
Germany persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 177,000 171,000 171,000 ... ...
Hungary persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 31,987 30,607 30,526 31,610 25,787
Netherlands persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 55,176 54,340 56,348 ... 59,280
Norway persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 19,388 19,022
Poland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 80,977 77,735 75,678 91,373 83,468
Romania persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 36,525 36,494 34,353 32,887 27,451
Serbia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 15,068 15,155
Spain persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 64,037 61,819 59,263 ... ...
Sweden persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 29,242 27,051 21,774 23,912 23,721
Switzerland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 52,378 51,779
United Kingdom persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 175,559 167,955 ... 149,710 149,172