Walmart Statistics and Facts for 2024

Last Updated on: January 6th, 2024



Here are a few of the most interesting Walmart statistics and facts I was able to dig up including store count, revenue totals and employee counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.



Walmart Facts

Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about Walmart.

Walmart Statistics store count revenue totals and Facts 2022

Walmart is a multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of discount department stores, grocery stores, and hypermarkets. It was founded in 1962 by Sam Walton and is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, USA.

Walmart is one of the largest retail companies globally, known for its extensive network of stores and diverse product offerings. It operates under various formats, including Walmart Supercenters, Walmart Discount Stores, Walmart Neighborhood Markets, and Sam’s Club warehouse stores.

Walmart stores offer a wide range of products, including groceries, apparel, electronics, home goods, furniture, appliances, health and beauty products, automotive supplies, and more. The company is focused on providing customers with affordable prices and a wide selection of merchandise.

In addition to its physical retail presence, Walmart has expanded its online presence and offers e-commerce services through its website, allowing customers to shop for products and have them delivered to their doorstep.

Walmart has a strong presence in the United States and operates thousands of stores across the country. It has also expanded internationally, with operations in various countries around the world.

The company emphasizes its commitment to low prices, customer satisfaction, and community engagement. Walmart has implemented various initiatives to improve sustainability, support local communities, and enhance the shopping experience for its customers.

Walmart has also established partnerships with various suppliers and brands, both national and private label, to offer a wide assortment of products to its customers.

Walmart History

  • Year first Walmart opens: 1962
  • The first Walmart outside Arkansas opens: 1968
  • Year Walmart goes public: 1970
  • The first Sam’s Club store opens: 1983
  • The first Walmart Supercenter opens: 1988
  • Walmart enters China: 1996
  • Walmart enters India: 2009
  • Walmart purchases Vudu: 2010

Walmart Store Count

Number of Walmart stores:

10,500 Walmart stores globally (2023)


How many Walmart stores outside the US

5,993 stores (2019)


Walmart international store counts (as of 1/31/19):

  • Number of Walmarts in Africa: 436
  • Number of Walmarts in Argentina: 92
  • Number of Walmarts in Canada: 411
  • Number of Walmarts in Central America: 811
  • Number of Walmarts in Chile: 371
  • Number of Walmarts in China: 443
  • Number of Walmarts in India: 22
  • Number of Walmarts in Japan: 332
  • Number of Walmarts in Mexico: 2,442
  • Number of Walmarts in United Kingdom: 633

How many Walmarts in the US:

4,769 stores (2019)


Number of Walmart Supercenters in the US:

3,570

Last updated 4/24/19


Walmart Employee Count

How many employees does Walmart have?

2.1 million Walmart employees

Last updated 2/21/23


Walmart Revenue Totals

Walmart revenue (annual):

Walmart Annual Revenue Chart FY1986-FY2021 (in billions)


Walmart operating income (annual):

Walmart Annual operating income Chart FY2006-FY2021 (in billions) (1)


Walmart eCommerce sales (annual)

Walmart eCommerce Sales Chart FY2015-FY2019 (in billions)

Walmart eCommerce Sales Chart FY2015-FY2019 (in billions)


Additional Walmart Statistics

Number of Walmart+ subscribers:

11-16 million (2022)


Number of personal shoppers employed by Walmart:

74,000 (2020)


How many products does Walmart sell?

75 million different products (2018)


Number of Walmart suppliers:

100,000 (2019)


Number of items for sale on Walmart.com:

60 million (2017)


Number of Sam’s Club stores:

599 (2019)


How many people shop at Walmart?

230 million weekly customers (2022)


Number of countries Walmart has stores in:

27 countries (2019)


Walmart’s share of US online consumer goods sales:

6% (2019)


Number of Walmart employees in US:

1.5 million (2019)


Number of Walmart employees outside the US:

700,000 (2019)


There is a Walmart store within 10 miles of 90% of the US population. (2018)


Number of Walmart ‘Scan to Buy’ users in China:

10 million (2018)


Average number of monthly visitors to Samsclub.com:

20.4 million (2019)


Number of products available on Samsclub.com:

59,000 skus (2019)


Number of Sam’s Club employees in the US:

100,000 (2016)


Percentage of Walmart employees that are women:

57% (2015)


Percentage of Walmart employees that are men:

43% (2015)


Percentage of Walmart management that began as hourly associates:

about 75% (2016)


Number of Walmart associates that have been there for 10+ years:

300,000 (2016)


Amount that Walmart reportedly purchased Jet.com for:

$3 billion


Amount Walmart paid for Bonobos:

$310 million


Walmart fiscal 2016 net sales from the US:

$298 billion


Walmart fiscal 2015 net sales from the US:

$288 billion


Walmart fiscal 2016 net sales from international sales:

$140.4 billion


Walmart fiscal 2015 net sales from international sales:

$141 billion


Sam’s Club net sales (annual):


Number of Walmart stores that offer grocery pickup:

1,200 stores (2018)


Number of items Walmart offers for next-day delivery:

220,000 (2019)


Average amount Walmart JetBlack customers spend monthly:

$1,500

Last updated 6/7/19


Percentage of Walmart sales that still come from their brick and mortar stores:

85%

Last updated 5/31/19


Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Walmart statistics come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.


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