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Our employees

People and culture make the difference

Connecting people, delivering results

We are dedicated to being a world-class employer and a place where people can unlock their full potential. Creating better outcomes – for our clients, our communities, and our colleagues around the world – takes dedication and innovative thinking, along with a wide range of skills, experiences and perspectives. Those attributes describe our people: in every region and business, our employees power our firm’s success.

As an employer of choice, it’s our job to build – and sustain – an innovative, engaging and inclusive workplace that brings out the best in our employees, wherever they are on their career journey. And, as a founding member of the World Economic Forum’s Good Work Framework, we’re partnering with like-minded companies on metrics that support high-quality work worldwide.

Our workforce in a nutshell1

Key workforce statistics 2022

This infographic shows that we have 115,038 employees by headcount. 41% of our workforce is female, and 59% is male. 18% are under age 30, 61% are age 30-50 and 21% are over age 50. Our workforce is located 32% in Switzerland, 23% in the Americas, 24% in Asia Pacific and 20% in EMEA. Our employees come from 52 countries and 166 nationalities, they speak 171 languages and have 8.5 years of service, on average. All data was calculated as of 31 December 2023 on a head-count basis of 115,038 internal employees only (112,842 FTE). The number of external staff as of 31 December 2023 was 25,619 (workforce count).

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Working at UBS

A collaborative, inclusive and supportive working environment is the foundation we all need to thrive, at work and in our personal lives.

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Our culture

It’s the glue that holds us together and the key to sustainable success. Grounded in our three keys to success, our culture has enabled and sustained our dynamic approach to change for more than 160 years.