Headcount

Group headcount was 37,979 at December 31, 2013, compared with 37,338 employees at December 31, 2012.

The following tables show the breakdown of headcount by geographical area and type:

Geographical Area12.31.2013  12.31.2012  
Europe:     
Italy 3,611  9.5%  3,667  9.8% 
Rest of Europe 12,063  31.8%  12,102  32.5% 
  of which Russia  3,394  - 3,758  -
Nafta  1,152  3.0%  994  2.7% 
Central and South America 14,244  37.5%  13,860  37.1% 
Middle Est/Africa 3,311  8.7%  3,301  8.8% 
Asia/Pacific 3,598  9.5%  3,414  9.1% 
  37,979  100.0%  37,338  100.0% 

Type12.31.2013  12.31.2012  
Executives 322 0.8%  354 0.9% 
White collar staff 7,135 18.8%  7,026 18.8% 
Blue collar staff 27,902 73.5%  27,244 73.0% 
Temps 2,620 6.9%  2,714 7.3% 
  37,979 100.0%  37,338 100.0% 

For more details, the reader is referred to the Social Dimension chapter in the Sustainability Report 2013, which is an integral part of this annual report.