Industry Breakdown of Companies in Netherlands

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

The number of companies in Netherlands is 1,822,501, which represents 3.99% 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:
Netherlands 1,822,501 (4.0%)
Largest Country:
United Kingdom 6,590,813 (14.4%)
Total Number of Companies 45,660,640

TOP Industries in Netherlands

The industry with the highest number of companies registered in Netherlands is Services with 738,726 companies followed by Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate and Retail Trade with 665,147 and 100,079 companies respectively.

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TOP Industries in Netherlands 1,822,501 registered companies

  Industry, Number of Companies Number of Companies
Services 738,726 40.5% 738,726
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 665,147 36.5% 665,147
Retail Trade 100,079 5.5% 100,079
Wholesale Trade 93,603 5.1% 93,603
Manufacturing 64,386 3.5% 64,386
Construction 62,258 3.4% 62,258
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 52,221 2.9% 52,221
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, and Sanitary Services 40,777 2.2% 40,777
Unknown industry 2,547 0.1% 2,547
Public Sector 1,729 0.1% 1,729
Mining 1,028 0.1% 1,028

Breakdown of Companies in Netherlands by SIC Code

The Standard Industrial Classification code (SIC code) allows to classify individual industries. The top three SIC codes for Netherlands are Holding company (26.44%), Civic/social association (12.93%) and Security broker/dealer (5.24%) .

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Breakdown of Companies in Netherlands by SIC Code 1,822,501 registered companies

TOP 10 Companies by Sales Registered in Netherlands

Companies registered in Netherlands generate € 4,889,621,347,250 in sales per annum, which represents 6.52% of sales of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest sales is Trafigura Beheer B.V. with € 152.8B followed by EXOR N.V. and Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V. with € 119.5B and € 62.79B in sales respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Sales in Netherlands 1,822,501 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. Trafigura Beheer B.V. € 152.8B 3.12% € 152.8B
2. EXOR N.V. € 119.5B 2.44% € 119.5B
3. Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V. € 62.79B 1.28% € 62.79B
4. Aramco Overseas Company B.V. € 57.56B 1.18% € 57.56B
5. Airbus SE € 49.91B 1.02% € 49.91B
6. Unilever Overseas Holdings B.V. € 43.91B 0.9% € 43.91B
7. Louis Dreyfus Holding B.V. € 41.89B 0.86% € 41.89B
8. JBS GLOBAL MEAT HOLDINGS PTY LTD € 41.25B 0.84% € 41.25B
9. Dell Global B.V. € 40.55B 0.83% € 40.55B
10. Shell Nederland B.V. € 39.90B 0.82% € 39.90B

TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Registered in Netherlands

Companies registered in Netherlands have 18,360,764 employees, which represents 4.78% of all employees of companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is Unilever Overseas Holdings B.V. with 246,000 people followed by Johnson Controls International B.V. and CBRE GWS Integrated Facility Management B.V. with 112,000 and 112,000 employees respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees in Netherlands 1,822,501 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Employees
1. Unilever Overseas Holdings B.V. 246,000 1.34% 246,000
2. Johnson Controls International B.V. 112,000 0.61% 112,000
3. CBRE GWS Integrated Facility Management B.V. 112,000 0.61% 112,000
4. Volvo Construction Equipment B.V. 92,260 0.5% 92,260
5. Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. 90,731 0.49% 90,731
6. Home Credit Group B.V. 90,063 0.49% 90,063
7. Stichting Rho 90,050 0.49% 90,050
8. Heineken Holding N.V. 82,257 0.45% 82,257
9. Danone Nederland B.V. 80,143 0.44% 80,143
10. Randstad Holding Nederland B.V. 75,950 0.41% 75,950

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