Breakdown of Construction Industry in Europe

This statistic shows TOP countries, TOP companies by sales and number of employees operating in Construction in Europe and company breakdown by SIC codes.

The number of European companies in Construction is 3,500,459 which represents 8.15% of all 42,962,891 companies in the HitHorizons database. The industry with the highest number of companies is Services with 14,994,841 companies.

Current Industry:
Construction 3,500,459 (8.1%)
Largest Industry:
Services 14,994,841 (34.9%)
Total Number of Companies 42,962,891

TOP 10 Countries in Construction

The country with the highest number of companies operating in Construction is Spain with 483,774 companies followed by United Kingdom and Russian Federation with 468,063 and 366,946 companies respectively.

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TOP 10 Countries in Construction 3,500,459 registered companies

  Country, Number of Companies Number of Companies
Spain 483,774 13.8% 483,774
United Kingdom 468,063 13.4% 468,063
Russian Federation 366,946 10.5% 366,946
Italy 317,989 9.1% 317,989
France 306,257 8.7% 306,257
Germany 170,305 4.9% 170,305
Poland 157,615 4.5% 157,615
Turkey 146,797 4.2% 146,797
Romania 115,260 3.3% 115,260
Ukraine 102,377 2.9% 102,377

TOP 10 Companies by Sales Operating in Construction

European companies operating in Construction generate € 3,480,267,049,640 in sales per annum, which represents 4.19% of sales of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest sales is GENERAL ELECTRIC INTERNATIONAL, INC. with € 99.91B followed by China Communications Construction Co., Ltd., Zweigniederlassung Hamburg and TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY HOLDINGS with € 71.00B and € 51.95B in sales respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Sales Operating in Construction 3,500,459 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. GENERAL ELECTRIC INTERNATIONAL, INC. € 99.91B 2.87% € 99.91B
2. China Communications Construction Co., Ltd., Zweigniederlassung Hamburg € 71.00B 2.04% € 71.00B
3. TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY HOLDINGS € 51.95B 1.49% € 51.95B
4. HOCHTIEF AG € 25.85B 0.74% € 25.85B
5. HOCHTIEF Infrastructure GmbH € 25.85B 0.74% € 25.85B
6. OBAYASHI CORPORATION € 15.98B 0.46% € 15.98B
7. SKY UK LIMITED € 15.79B 0.45% € 15.79B
8. HYUNDAI ENGINEERING&CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED € 13.24B 0.38% € 13.24B
9. KINGFISHER PLC € 13.12B 0.38% € 13.12B
10. Swisstherm AG € 8.834B 0.25% € 8.834B

TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Operating in Construction

European companies operating in Construction have 28,314,305 employees, which represents 6.1% of all employees of companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is China Communications Construction Co., Ltd., Zweigniederlassung Hamburg with 120,000 people followed by AEB ELECTRICAL MECHANICAL LIMITED and Swisstherm AG with 95,450 and 87,414 employees respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Operating in Construction 3,500,459 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Employees
1. China Communications Construction Co., Ltd., Zweigniederlassung Hamburg 120,000 0.42% 120,000
2. AEB ELECTRICAL MECHANICAL LIMITED 95,450 0.34% 95,450
3. Swisstherm AG 87,414 0.31% 87,414
4. KINGFISHER PLC 78,000 0.28% 78,000
5. ALFA GRUPP, OOO 55,541 0.2% 55,541
6. HOLDING COMPANY 'KYIVMISKBUD' 50,000 0.18% 50,000
7. ENET PROJE ARASTIRMA VE MUSAVIRLIK ANONIM SIRKETI 40,529 0.14% 40,529
8. HOCHTIEF AG 37,229 0.13% 37,229
9. NATSIONALNA ATOMNA ENERGOGENERUYUCHA KOMPANIYA ENERGOATOM, DP 33,997 0.12% 33,997
10. CENGIZ INSAAT SANAYI VE TICARET ANONIM SIRKETI 33,500 0.12% 33,500

Breakdown of Companies in Construction by SIC Code

The Standard Industrial Classification code (SIC code) allows to classify individual industries. The top three SIC codes for the whole of Europe are Operative builders (21.04%), Trade contractor (11.64%) and Electrical contractor (9.97%).

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Breakdown of Companies in Construction by SIC Code 3,500,459 registered companies

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