European Industry Statistics
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate

The number of European companies in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate is 7,261,697 which represents 17.68% of all 41,070,124 companies in the HitHorizons database. The industry with the highest number of companies is Services with 14,399,999 companies.

Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 7,261,697 (17.7%)
Services 14,399,999 (35.1%)
Total Number of Companies 41,070,124

TOP 10 Countries in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate

The country with the highest number of companies operating in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate is France with 2,324,625 companies followed by United Kingdom and Netherlands with 755,823 and 609,664 companies respectively.

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TOP 10 Countries in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 7,261,697 registered companies

  Country, Number of Companies Number of Companies
France 2,324,625 32.0% 2,324,625
United Kingdom 755,823 10.4% 755,823
Netherlands 609,664 8.4% 609,664
Spain 568,968 7.8% 568,968
Germany 383,629 5.3% 383,629
Russian Federation 367,195 5.1% 367,195
Italy 317,104 4.4% 317,104
Poland 284,506 3.9% 284,506
Czech Republic 174,937 2.4% 174,937
Sweden 167,680 2.3% 167,680

TOP 10 Companies by Sales Operating in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate

European companies operating in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate generate €18,556,071,418,572 in sales per annum, which represents 25.43% of sales of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest sales is ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC with €328.9 mld. followed by BP P.L.C. and GLENCORE PLC with €253.0 mld. and €174.0 mld. in sales respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Sales Operating in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 7,261,697 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC €328.9 mld. 1.77% €328.9 mld.
2. BP P.L.C. €253.0 mld. 1.36% €253.0 mld.
3. GLENCORE PLC €174.0 mld. 0.94% €174.0 mld.
4. EXOR N.V. €140.1 mld. 0.75% €140.1 mld.
5. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. €110.4 mld. 0.6% €110.4 mld.
6. BANK OF CHINA LIMITED €108.2 mld. 0.58% €108.2 mld.
7. BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION €93.64 mld. 0.5% €93.64 mld.
8. JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION €87.20 mld. 0.47% €87.20 mld.
9. Nestlé S.A. €79.17 mld. 0.43% €79.17 mld.
10. HSBC HOLDINGS PLC €74.28 mld. 0.4% €74.28 mld.

TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Operating in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate

European companies operating in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate have 59,139,816 employees, which represents 14.86% of all employees of companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is ACCENTURE PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY with 288,834 people followed by Fresenius Management SE and Deutsche Bahn AG with 276,003 and 249,251 employees respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Operating in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 7,261,697 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Employees
1. ACCENTURE PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY 288,834 0.49% 288,834
2. Fresenius Management SE 276,003 0.47% 276,003
3. Deutsche Bahn AG 249,251 0.42% 249,251
4. Unilever Overseas Holdings B.V. 246,000 0.42% 246,000
5. HSBC HOLDINGS PLC 242,860 0.41% 242,860
6. SBERBANK, PAO 238,511 0.4% 238,511
7. CAPGEMINI 212,000 0.36% 212,000
8. Lidl Stiftung & Co. KG 178,741 0.3% 178,741
9. Unilever Reinsurance AG 174,000 0.29% 174,000
10. Unilever Swiss Holdings AG 173,000 0.29% 173,000

Industry Breakdown of Companies in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate by SIC Code

The Standard Industrial Classification code (SIC code) allows to classify individual industries. The top three SIC codes for the whole Europe are Real property lessor (36.64%), Real estate agent/manager (25.83%) and Holding company (9.53%) .

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Industry Breakdown of Companies in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate by SIC Code 7,261,697 registered companies

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