20172016201520142013
US employees24,89323,86424,17114,85614,711
US employee growth4.3%-1.3%62.7%1.0%11.2%
US employees % of total employment84.2%82.1%83.5%81.7%82.3%
International employees4,6735,1934,7783,3233,166
International employee growth-10.0%8.7%43.8%5.0%-5.0%
International employees % of total employment15.8%17.9%16.5%18.3%17.7%
Total employment29,56629,05728,94918,17917,877
Total employment growth1.8%0.4%59.2%1.7%8.0%

Notes:Reflects acquisition of Zale Jewelers in FY 2015; all figures reflect the average number of full-time equivalent employees during the year