In fiscal year 2012, Wal-Mart registered approximately $444 billion in sales, which is $20 billion more than Austria's GDP. If Walmart were a country, it would be the 26th largest economy in the world.
Walmart has more employees worldwide — 2.2 million — than the population of Houston. The mega-retailer employs 1.4 million people in the U.S. alone.
If Wal-Mart was an army, it would have the second largest military in the world, behind China.
Wal-Mart is bigger than Home Depot, Kroger, Target, Sears, Costco, and K-Mart combined.
The average family of four spends over $4,000 a year at Walmart.
Each week, Walmart serves more than 200 million customers at more than 10,400 stores in 27 countries.
One of every four dollars Americans spend on groceries is spent at Walmart.
In 2010, CEO Michael Duke's annual salary of $35 million earned him more in an hour than a full-time employee makes in an entire year.
In 2009, Walmart sold more bananas than any other item.
China's exports to Walmart accounted for 11 percent of the growth of the total U.S. trade deficit with China between 2001 and 2006.
If Walmart's more than 900 million square feet of retail space were spread out over one place it would take up roughly 34 miles, which is about 1.5 times the size of Manhattan.
Walmart parking lots alone take up roughly the size of Tampa, Florida.
In 2000, Walmart was sued 4,851 times, or about once every 2 hours.
90 percent of all Americans live within 15 miles of a Walmart.
The Walton family has given away about 2 percent of its net worth to charity — Bill Gates is giving away 48 percent of his net worth and Warren Buffet 78 percent of his net worth.
An additional Walmart Supercenter per 100,000 residents increases average BMI by 0.25 units and the obesity rate by 2.4 percent.
The most frequent destination typed into GPS device Telenav is Walmart.
Roughly 4,700 (about 90 percent) of international stores operate under a banner other than Walmart, including Asda in the UK, Seiyu in Japan, and Best Price in India.