Industry Breakdown of Companies in Italy

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

The number of companies in Italy is 2,625,410, which represents 5.75% 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:
Italy 2,625,410 (5.7%)
Largest Country:
United Kingdom 6,590,813 (14.4%)
Total Number of Companies 45,660,640

TOP Industries in Italy

The industry with the highest number of companies registered in Italy is Services with 651,946 companies followed by Retail Trade and Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate with 524,962 and 346,795 companies respectively.

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TOP Industries in Italy 2,625,410 registered companies

  Industry, Number of Companies Number of Companies
Services 651,946 24.8% 651,946
Retail Trade 524,962 20.0% 524,962
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 346,795 13.2% 346,795
Construction 334,956 12.8% 334,956
Manufacturing 280,951 10.7% 280,951
Wholesale Trade 213,877 8.1% 213,877
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, and Sanitary Services 121,912 4.6% 121,912
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 119,871 4.6% 119,871
Public Sector 13,834 0.5% 13,834
Unknown industry 13,379 0.5% 13,379
Mining 2,927 0.1% 2,927

Breakdown of Companies in Italy by SIC Code

The Standard Industrial Classification code (SIC code) allows to classify individual industries. The top three SIC codes for Italy are Operative builders (6.34%), Eating place (5.54%) and Real property lessor (5.04%) .

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Breakdown of Companies in Italy by SIC Code 2,625,410 registered companies

TOP 10 Companies by Sales Registered in Italy

Companies registered in Italy generate € 4,917,065,749,884 in sales per annum, which represents 6.56% of sales of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest sales is ENEL SPA with € 84.10B followed by ENI SPA and GESTORE DEI SERVIZI ENERGETICI - GSE SPA with € 76.58B and € 54.40B in sales respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Sales in Italy 2,625,410 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. ENEL SPA € 84.10B 1.71% € 84.10B
2. ENI SPA € 76.58B 1.56% € 76.58B
3. GESTORE DEI SERVIZI ENERGETICI - GSE SPA € 54.40B 1.11% € 54.40B
4. AMAZON EU S.A RL € 51.32B 1.04% € 51.32B
5. GESTORE DEI MERCATI ENERGETICI SPA € 42.03B 0.85% € 42.03B
6. SANTA SEDE € 34.37B 0.7% € 34.37B
7. ENEL ITALIA SPA € 32.32B 0.66% € 32.32B
8. FCA ITALY S.P.A. IN FORMA FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES E IN FORMA ABBREVIATO FIAT GROUP AUTOM € 21.92B 0.45% € 21.92B
9. POSTE VITA SPA € 16.66B 0.34% € 16.66B
10. TELECOM ITALIA SPA € 15.32B 0.31% € 15.32B

TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Registered in Italy

Companies registered in Italy have 17,908,848 employees, which represents 4.66% of all employees of companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is SANTA SEDE with 500,000 people followed by POSTE ITALIANE SPA and ARMA DEI CARABINIERI with 112,308 and 103,893 employees respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees in Italy 2,625,410 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Employees
1. SANTA SEDE 500,000 2.79% 500,000
2. POSTE ITALIANE SPA 112,308 0.63% 112,308
3. ARMA DEI CARABINIERI 103,893 0.58% 103,893
4. STATO MAGGIORE DELL'ESERCITO 102,995 0.58% 102,995
5. MINISTERO DELLA DIFESA 100,000 0.56% 100,000
6. INTESA SANPAOLO SPA 74,765 0.42% 74,765
7. ADECCO ITALIA SPA 63,132 0.35% 63,132
8. GUARDIA DI FINANZA 61,125 0.34% 61,125
9. RANDSTAD ITALIA SPA 57,314 0.32% 57,314
10. TELECOM ITALIA SPA 44,042 0.25% 44,042

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