Industry Breakdown of Companies
in Germany

Explore more than 2,810,137 Germany-based companies available in the HitHorizons database and see top industries and biggest players with highest sales and number of employees.

Current Country: Germany 2,810,137 (6.3%)
Largest Country: United Kingdom 6,950,703 (15.7%)
Total Number of Companies in Europe 44,312,195

According to our database, a total of more than 2,810,137 businesses are registered in Germany . That represents 6.34% of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. These Germany-based companies have a share of 13.92% of all sales generated by EU-based businesses and employ 14.42% of all EU employees.

Germany: TOP Industries

According to our database, the industry with the highest number of companies registered is Services (1,484,591 companies in total), followed by Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate (499,378) and Construction (173,746).

This TOP 10 list was generated automatically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and get more data and insights on specific countries, industries, or segments with HitHorizons Screener.

Germany: TOP Industries 2,810,137 registered companies

  Industry, Number of Companies Number of
Companies
Services 1,484,591 52.8% 1,484,591
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 499,378 17.8% 499,378
Construction 173,746 6.2% 173,746
Retail Trade 167,321 6.0% 167,321
Wholesale Trade 157,358 5.6% 157,358
Manufacturing 148,716 5.3% 148,716
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, and Sanitary Services 108,455 3.9% 108,455
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 40,339 1.4% 40,339
Public Sector 27,294 1.0% 27,294
Mining 2,233 0.1% 2,233
Unknown industry 706 0.0% 706

Germany: Breakdown of Companies by SIC Code

The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC Code) is used to assign companies to specific industries. According to our database, the top 3 SIC Codes for Germany are Holding company (7.31%), Real estate agent/manager (6.98%) and Management services (6.88%).

This breakdown was generated automarically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and find companies leading within individual SIC Codes, SIC Code distribution among individual countries, or SIC Code breakdowns within other industries using HitHorizons Screener.

Germany: Breakdown of Companies by SIC Code 2,810,137 registered companies

Germany: TOP 10 Companies with Highest Sales

According to our database, companies registered in the Germany generated € 11,295,653,743,103 in sales, which represents 13.92% of all sales generated by companies available in the HitHorizons database.

This TOP 10 list of companies operating in Germany was generated automatically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and get more data and insights on specific countries, industries, or segments with HitHorizons Screener.

Germany: TOP 10 Companies with Highest Sales 2,810,137 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. VOLKSWAGEN AG € 279.2B 2.47% € 279.2B
2. Uniper SE € 274.1B 2.43% € 274.1B
3. Mercedes-Benz Group AG € 150B 1.33% € 150B
4. Bayerische Motoren Werke AG € 142.6B 1.26% € 142.6B
5. E.ON SE € 115.7B 1.02% € 115.7B
6. Schwarz Beteiligungs-KG € 114.3B 1.01% € 114.3B
7. Deutsche Telekom AG € 114.2B 1.01% € 114.2B
8. Deutsche Post AG € 94.44B 0.84% € 94.44B
9. RWE Supply & Trading GmbH € 91.3B 0.81% € 91.3B
10. Robert Bosch Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung € 88.2B 0.78% € 88.2B
Total Sales of the TOP 10 Companies € 1.464T

Germany: Top 10 Companies with Highest Number of Employees

According to our database, companies registered in the UK employ 56,249,616 people, which represents 14.42% of all people employed by companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is VOLKSWAGEN AG (669,275), followed by Deutsche Post AG (589,109) and Robert Bosch Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (413,811).

This TOP 10 list of companies with the highest number of employees was generated automatically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and get more data and insights on specific countries, industries, or segments with HitHorizons Screener.

Germany: Top 10 Companies with Highest Number of Employees 2,810,137 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Number of Employees
1. VOLKSWAGEN AG 669,275 1.19% 669,275
2. Deutsche Post AG 589,109 1.05% 589,109
3. Robert Bosch Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung 413,811 0.74% 413,811
4. Deutsche Bahn AG 335,438 0.6% 335,438
5. Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA 318,125 0.57% 318,125
6. Siemens AG 316,000 0.56% 316,000
7. INA-Holding Schaeffler GmbH & Co. KG 304,474 0.54% 304,474
8. REWE-ZENTRALFINANZ eG 252,967 0.45% 252,967
9. Lidl Stiftung & Co. KG 224,726 0.4% 224,726
10. Deutsche Telekom AG 211,236 0.38% 211,236
Total Number of Employees of the TOP 10 Companies 3,635,161

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