Industry Breakdown of Companies in France

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

The number of companies in France is 6,256,421, which represents 13.7% 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:
France 6,256,421 (13.7%)
Largest Country:
United Kingdom 6,590,813 (14.4%)
Total Number of Companies 45,660,640

TOP Industries in France

The industry with the highest number of companies registered in France is Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate with 2,597,515 companies followed by Services and Retail Trade with 2,028,555 and 539,036 companies respectively.

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TOP Industries in France 6,256,421 registered companies

  Industry, Number of Companies Number of Companies
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 2,597,515 41.5% 2,597,515
Services 2,028,555 32.4% 2,028,555
Retail Trade 539,036 8.6% 539,036
Construction 337,943 5.4% 337,943
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 245,248 3.9% 245,248
Wholesale Trade 150,262 2.4% 150,262
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, and Sanitary Services 140,737 2.2% 140,737
Manufacturing 138,806 2.2% 138,806
Public Sector 48,171 0.8% 48,171
Unknown industry 28,707 0.5% 28,707
Mining 1,441 0.0% 1,441

Breakdown of Companies in France by SIC Code

The Standard Industrial Classification code (SIC code) allows to classify individual industries. The top three SIC codes for France are Real property lessor (31.39%), Membership organization (8.32%) and Amusement/recreation services (5.16%) .

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Breakdown of Companies in France by SIC Code 6,256,421 registered companies

TOP 10 Companies by Sales Registered in France

Companies registered in France generate € 5,448,058,291,249 in sales per annum, which represents 7.27% of sales of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest sales is PSA AUTOMOBILES SA with € 55.50B followed by ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE and AIRBUS with € 53.00B and € 39.04B in sales respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Sales in France 6,256,421 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. PSA AUTOMOBILES SA € 55.50B 1.02% € 55.50B
2. ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE € 53.00B 0.97% € 53.00B
3. AIRBUS € 39.04B 0.72% € 39.04B
4. RENAULT SAS € 38.74B 0.71% € 38.74B
5. ENGIE € 36.22B 0.66% € 36.22B
6. CMA CGM € 35.76B 0.66% € 35.76B
7. ORANGE € 22.69B 0.42% € 22.69B
8. CSF € 22.02B 0.4% € 22.02B
9. TOTALENERGIES MARKETING FRANCE € 21.67B 0.4% € 21.67B
10. RENAULT € 20.95B 0.38% € 20.95B

TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Registered in France

Companies registered in France have 21,101,022 employees, which represents 5.49% of all employees of companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is RENAULT with 117,395 people followed by SOCIETE CIVILE DES MOUSQUETAIRES and ADECCO FRANCE with 112,000 and 95,288 employees respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees in France 6,256,421 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Employees
1. RENAULT 117,395 0.56% 117,395
2. SOCIETE CIVILE DES MOUSQUETAIRES 112,000 0.53% 112,000
3. ADECCO FRANCE 95,288 0.45% 95,288
4. SNCF VOYAGEURS 66,766 0.32% 66,766
5. ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE 62,035 0.29% 62,035
6. ORANGE 61,941 0.29% 61,941
7. CASTOR RENOV' 44,165 0.21% 44,165
8. ONET SERVICES 35,801 0.17% 35,801
9. CRIT 24,447 0.12% 24,447
10. CAPGEMINI TECHNOLOGY SERVICES 20,038 0.09% 20,038

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