Industry Breakdown of Companies in Ireland

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

The number of companies in Ireland is 357,359, which represents 0.78% 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:
Ireland 357,359 (0.8%)
Largest Country:
United Kingdom 6,590,813 (14.4%)
Total Number of Companies 45,660,640

TOP Industries in Ireland

The industry with the highest number of companies registered in Ireland is Services with 148,067 companies followed by Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate and Retail Trade with 58,684 and 48,357 companies respectively.

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TOP Industries in Ireland 357,359 registered companies

  Industry, Number of Companies Number of Companies
Services 148,067 41.4% 148,067
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 58,684 16.4% 58,684
Retail Trade 48,357 13.5% 48,357
Construction 30,333 8.5% 30,333
Manufacturing 18,016 5.0% 18,016
Wholesale Trade 16,721 4.7% 16,721
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, and Sanitary Services 14,412 4.0% 14,412
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 11,614 3.2% 11,614
Unknown industry 8,646 2.4% 8,646
Public Sector 1,877 0.5% 1,877
Mining 632 0.2% 632

Breakdown of Companies in Ireland by SIC Code

The Standard Industrial Classification code (SIC code) allows to classify individual industries. The top three SIC codes for Ireland are Business services (5.76%), Management consulting services (4.56%) and Holding company (3.86%) .

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Breakdown of Companies in Ireland by SIC Code 357,359 registered companies

TOP 10 Companies by Sales Registered in Ireland

Companies registered in Ireland generate € 2,037,083,378,531 in sales per annum, which represents 2.72% of sales of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest sales is GOOGLE IRELAND LIMITED with € 48.44B followed by MICROSOFT IRELAND OPERATIONS LIMITED and META PLATFORMS IRELAND LIMITED with € 47.46B and € 34.33B in sales respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Sales in Ireland 357,359 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. GOOGLE IRELAND LIMITED € 48.44B 2.38% € 48.44B
2. MICROSOFT IRELAND OPERATIONS LIMITED € 47.46B 2.33% € 47.46B
3. META PLATFORMS IRELAND LIMITED € 34.33B 1.69% € 34.33B
4. UNITED AIRLINES , INC. € 32.00B 1.57% € 32.00B
5. ACCENTURE PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY € 31.07B 1.53% € 31.07B
6. MICROSOFT IRELAND RESEARCH UNLIMITED COMPANY € 28.29B 1.39% € 28.29B
7. MEDTRONIC PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY € 26.78B 1.31% € 26.78B
8. CRH PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY € 26.18B 1.29% € 26.18B
9. PFIZER SERVICE COMPANY IRELAND UNLIMITED COMPANY € 23.57B 1.16% € 23.57B
10. LINDE PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY € 23.39B 1.15% € 23.39B

TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Registered in Ireland

Companies registered in Ireland have 6,953,924 employees, which represents 1.81% of all employees of companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is ACCENTURE PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY with 403,013 people followed by Southern Health Board and MEDTRONIC PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY with 107,972 and 104,838 employees respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees in Ireland 357,359 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Employees
1. ACCENTURE PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY 403,013 5.8% 403,013
2. Southern Health Board 107,972 1.55% 107,972
3. MEDTRONIC PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY 104,838 1.51% 104,838
4. WPP PLC 101,387 1.46% 101,387
5. HEALTH SERVICE EXECUTIVE 100,000 1.44% 100,000
6. CRH NORTH AMERICA LIMITED 79,560 1.14% 79,560
7. CRH PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY 77,446 1.11% 77,446
8. LINDE PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY 76,465 1.1% 76,465
9. ADIENT PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY 75,000 1.08% 75,000
10. ING BANK N.V. 71,287 1.03% 71,287

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