Nationality, culture and ethnicity

Ericsson aims to create an inclusive environment that attracts and retains talented people from all backgrounds and cultures. We focus on engagement and development and enabling our people to work more effectively across cultures. We promote a diverse range of nationalities at all level and in the talent pipeline to reflect the networked society. Our cultural diversity is key to bringing the best solutions to clients.

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Ericsson is naturally diverse as we operate in 180 countries, and have 167 nationalities represented in our workforce. We strive to create an environment where our people can work more effectively across cultures by providing the resources and training necessary to build and manage high performing teams across the world.

The 10 nationalities with the largest representation among our global workforce are: Indian, Chinese, Swedish, American, Brazilian, Italian, British, Romanian, Polish, and Mexican

nationalities of Ericsson employees


When it comes to ethnicity, the legal complexities across the world prohibit us from collecting this information in many countries outside of the United States. The data below is for US only closing 2018.

Ethnicity refers to the EEO-1 categories of race and ethnicity that reflect the US government reporting requirements.

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