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Human Resources data at December 31, 2020
At December 31, 2020, Edenred employed 8,834 people in its host countries around the world, representing a decrease of 0.3% from December 31, 2019 (current scope).
Workforce by region
The diversity of geographical locations reflects the Group’s internationalization – 84% of employees worked outside France at the end of 2020.
Workforce by age
A total of 46% of Edenred employees are under 35.
Workforce by job category
A manager is defined as an employee who manages others and/or has a high level of responsibility within the organization. At December 31, 2020, managers accounted for 21% of the workforce, as follows:
Workforce by gender
At December 31, 2020, women accounted for 51% of Edenred’s workforce, as follows:
Hires and departures in 2020
In 2020, the Group hired 1,963 new employees, of whom 38% were in Latin America, 38% in Europe (excluding France), 12% in France, 9% in the Rest of the World and 3% Holding and others. Of these people, 75% were recruited from outside the Group on a permanent contract, while 8% came onboard as part of a transfer of business following the acquisition of external entities.
Over the same period, 2,035 people left the various subsidiaries, mostly (35%) due to resignation, expiration of fixed-term contracts, uncompleted trial periods and retirement. Terminations for any reason whatsoever accounted for 35% of the total, and 74% of those were not collective redundancies.
 Does not include promotions or transfers, conversions of temporary contracts into permanent contracts or any long-term leave that may cause a work contract to be suspended but not terminated.