20182017201620152014
US employees20,61924,89323,86424,17114,856
US employee growth-17.2%4.3%-1.3%62.7%1.0%
US employees % of total employment82.8%84.2%82.1%83.5%81.7%
International employees4,2694,6735,1934,7783,323
International employee growth-8.6%-10.0%8.7%43.8%5.0%
International employees % of total employment17.2%15.8%17.9%16.5%18.3%
Total employment24,88829,56629,05728,94918,179
Total employment growth-15.8%1.8%0.4%59.2%1.7%

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