Apple has helped create more than 500,000 jobs in the United States, a study commissioned by the Cupertino-based technology giant claims.
The study, published on Friday, says Apple is directly or indirectly responsible for creating 514,000 jobs in the United States alone.
The page is titled "Creating jobs through innovation" details that the jobs created by Apple comprises 304,000 current jobs, ranging from engineering to transportation, while iOS app economy led to the creation of 210,000 jobs.
The study also reveals that Apple has created full-time jobs in all 50 states of the country.
The iPhone/iPad-maker also underlines the grand success of its App Store, which is claimed to have led to the creation of more than 210,000 jobs.
The world's most valuable tech company says, "With more than 550,000 apps and more than 24 billion downloads in less than four years, the App Store has created an entirely new industry."
It was an atypical announcement from Apple as it generally abstains from political debates about job creation.
Moreover the study comes as Apple is under growing criticism for its international labor practices.