Industry Breakdown of Companies in Denmark

This statistic shows TOP industries, TOP companies by sales and number of employees and the most common SIC codes in Denmark

The number of companies in Denmark is 522,340, which represents 1.14% of all 45,660,640 companies in the HitHorizons database. The country with the highest number of registered companies is United Kingdom with 6,590,813 companies.

Current Country:
Denmark 522,340 (1.1%)
Largest Country:
United Kingdom 6,590,813 (14.4%)
Total Number of Companies 45,660,640

TOP Industries in Denmark

The industry with the highest number of companies registered in Denmark is Services with 227,706 companies followed by Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate and Retail Trade with 174,000 and 30,369 companies respectively.

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TOP Industries in Denmark 522,340 registered companies

  Industry, Number of Companies Number of Companies
Services 227,706 43.6% 227,706
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 174,000 33.3% 174,000
Retail Trade 30,369 5.8% 30,369
Construction 25,468 4.9% 25,468
Wholesale Trade 20,188 3.9% 20,188
Manufacturing 16,700 3.2% 16,700
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, and Sanitary Services 16,051 3.1% 16,051
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 10,567 2.0% 10,567
Public Sector 556 0.1% 556
Mining 378 0.1% 378
Unknown industry 357 0.1% 357

Breakdown of Companies in Denmark by SIC Code

The Standard Industrial Classification code (SIC code) allows to classify individual industries. The top three SIC codes for Denmark are Holding company (20.57%), Membership organization (17.52%) and Real property lessor (7.97%) .

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Breakdown of Companies in Denmark by SIC Code 522,340 registered companies

TOP 10 Companies by Sales Registered in Denmark

Companies registered in Denmark generate € 1,805,592,809,761 in sales per annum, which represents 2.41% of sales of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest sales is A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S with € 56.30B followed by A.P. Møller Holding A/S and Maersk A/S with € 54.86B and € 39.60B in sales respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Sales in Denmark 522,340 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S € 56.30B 3.12% € 56.30B
2. A.P. Møller Holding A/S € 54.86B 3.04% € 54.86B
3. Maersk A/S € 39.60B 2.19% € 39.60B
4. Dsv A/S € 24.51B 1.36% € 24.51B
5. Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Filial af Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.,Indien € 24.21B 1.34% € 24.21B
6. Novo Nordisk Fonden € 21.93B 1.21% € 21.93B
7. Centrica Energy Trading A/S € 21.40B 1.18% € 21.40B
8. Danske Bank A/S € 20.21B 1.12% € 20.21B
9. Novo Nordisk A/S € 18.93B 1.05% € 18.93B
10. Lufthansa Cargo Filial af Lufthansa Cargo Aktiengesellschafttysk Selskab € 16.81B 0.93% € 16.81B

TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Registered in Denmark

Companies registered in Denmark have 3,895,245 employees, which represents 1.01% of all employees of companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is Region Hovedstaden with 52,846 people followed by Københavns Kommune and Salling Group A/S with 49,633 and 45,934 employees respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees in Denmark 522,340 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Employees
1. Region Hovedstaden 52,846 1.36% 52,846
2. Københavns Kommune 49,633 1.27% 49,633
3. Salling Group A/S 45,934 1.18% 45,934
4. Region Midtjylland 36,968 0.95% 36,968
5. Region Syddanmark 34,010 0.87% 34,010
6. Aarhus Kommune 33,334 0.86% 33,334
7. Forsvaret og Forsvarsministeriets Styrelser 28,848 0.74% 28,848
8. Aalborg Kommune 21,616 0.55% 21,616
9. Region Sjælland 20,859 0.54% 20,859
10. Novo Nordisk A/S 20,051 0.51% 20,051

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