Industry Breakdown of Companies in Iceland

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

The number of companies in Iceland is 117,148, which represents 0.26% 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:
Iceland 117,148 (0.3%)
Largest Country:
United Kingdom 6,590,813 (14.4%)
Total Number of Companies 45,660,640

TOP Industries in Iceland

The industry with the highest number of companies registered in Iceland is Unknown industry with 45,993 companies followed by Services and Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate with 29,201 and 14,405 companies respectively.

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TOP Industries in Iceland 117,148 registered companies

  Industry, Number of Companies Number of Companies
Unknown industry 45,993 39.3% 45,993
Services 29,201 24.9% 29,201
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 14,405 12.3% 14,405
Construction 8,119 6.9% 8,119
Retail Trade 5,826 5.0% 5,826
Wholesale Trade 3,893 3.3% 3,893
Manufacturing 3,447 2.9% 3,447
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 3,343 2.9% 3,343
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, and Sanitary Services 2,655 2.3% 2,655
Public Sector 183 0.2% 183
Mining 83 0.1% 83

Breakdown of Companies in Iceland by SIC Code

The Standard Industrial Classification code (SIC code) allows to classify individual industries. The top three SIC codes for Iceland are Non classified establishment (39.26%), Real property lessor (5.12%) and Holding company (4.9%) .

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Breakdown of Companies in Iceland by SIC Code 117,148 registered companies

TOP 10 Companies by Sales Registered in Iceland

Companies registered in Iceland generate € 49,844,091,044 in sales per annum, which represents 0.07% of sales of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest sales is Marel hf. with € 1.361B followed by Hagar hf. and Alcoa Fjardaal sf. with € 799.1M and € 692.5M in sales respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Sales in Iceland 117,148 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. Marel hf. € 1.361B 2.73% € 1.361B
2. Hagar hf. € 799.1M 1.6% € 799.1M
3. Alcoa Fjardaal sf. € 692.5M 1.39% € 692.5M
4. Nordural Grundartangi ehf. € 668.4M 1.34% € 668.4M
5. Eimskipafelag Islands hf. € 668.3M 1.34% € 668.3M
6. Rio Tinto a Islandi hf. € 597.4M 1.2% € 597.4M
7. Festi hf. € 585.5M 1.17% € 585.5M
8. Hagar verslanir ehf. € 579.7M 1.16% € 579.7M
9. Samherji hf. € 578.0M 1.16% € 578.0M
10. Ossur hf. € 532.0M 1.07% € 532.0M

TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Registered in Iceland

Companies registered in Iceland have 318,362 employees, which represents 0.08% of all employees of companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is Reykjavikurborg with 7,596 people followed by Marel hf. and Landspitali with 7,140 and 4,221 employees respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees in Iceland 117,148 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Employees
1. Reykjavikurborg 7,596 2.39% 7,596
2. Marel hf. 7,140 2.24% 7,140
3. Landspitali 4,221 1.33% 4,221
4. Ossur hf. 3,505 1.1% 3,505
5. Landspitalinn 2,600 0.82% 2,600
6. Icelandair ehf. 2,148 0.67% 2,148
7. Icelandair Group hf. 2,087 0.66% 2,087
8. Velsmidja Arna Jons ehf 2,004 0.63% 2,004
9. HAUKABERG H F 2,000 0.63% 2,000
10. SER VERZLUN HARPRYDI SF 1,985 0.62% 1,985

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