Breakdown of Manufacturing Industry in Europe

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

The number of European companies in Manufacturing is 2,596,098 which represents 6.1% of all 42,569,742 companies in the HitHorizons database. The industry with the highest number of companies is Services with 14,821,188 companies.

Current Industry:
Manufacturing 2,596,098 (6.1%)
Largest Industry:
Services 14,821,188 (34.8%)
Total Number of Companies 42,569,742

TOP 10 Countries in Manufacturing

The country with the highest number of companies operating in Manufacturing is Spain with 300,060 companies followed by Italy and United Kingdom with 286,883 and 244,794 companies respectively.

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TOP 10 Countries in Manufacturing 2,596,098 registered companies

  Country, Number of Companies Number of Companies
Spain 300,060 11.6% 300,060
Italy 286,883 11.1% 286,883
United Kingdom 244,794 9.4% 244,794
Turkey 241,951 9.3% 241,951
Russian Federation 212,742 8.2% 212,742
Germany 146,102 5.6% 146,102
France 130,098 5.0% 130,098
Poland 126,194 4.9% 126,194
Ukraine 100,051 3.9% 100,051
Romania 90,619 3.5% 90,619

TOP 10 Companies by Sales Operating in Manufacturing

European companies operating in Manufacturing generate € 13,285,872,154,583 in sales per annum, which represents 15.95% of sales of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest sales is VOLKSWAGEN AG with € 252.6B followed by Daimler AG and FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES N.V. with € 172.7B and € 108.2B in sales respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Sales Operating in Manufacturing 2,596,098 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. VOLKSWAGEN AG € 252.6B 1.9% € 252.6B
2. Daimler AG € 172.7B 1.3% € 172.7B
3. FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES N.V. € 108.2B 0.81% € 108.2B
4. Bayerische Motoren Werke AG € 104.2B 0.78% € 104.2B
5. Siemens AG € 86.85B 0.65% € 86.85B
6. General Electric (Switzerland) GmbH € 85.05B 0.64% € 85.05B
7. Robert Bosch Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung € 77.72B 0.58% € 77.72B
8. PSA AUTOMOBILES SA € 65.02B 0.49% € 65.02B
9. AIRBUS € 61.40B 0.46% € 61.40B
10. BASF SE € 59.32B 0.45% € 59.32B

TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Operating in Manufacturing

European companies operating in Manufacturing have 63,058,292 employees, which represents 13.45% of all employees of companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is VOLKSWAGEN AG with 671,205 people followed by Siemens AG and Daimler AG with 383,000 and 301,839 employees respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Operating in Manufacturing 2,596,098 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Employees
1. VOLKSWAGEN AG 671,205 1.06% 671,205
2. Siemens AG 383,000 0.61% 383,000
3. Daimler AG 301,839 0.48% 301,839
4. Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA 276,003 0.44% 276,003
5. Continental AG 239,649 0.38% 239,649
6. Robert Bosch Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung 218,377 0.35% 218,377
7. ZF Friedrichshafen AG 160,000 0.25% 160,000
8. APTIV PLC 143,000 0.23% 143,000
9. WITTINGTON INVESTMENTS LIMITED 139,570 0.22% 139,570
10. Bayerische Motoren Werke AG 126,000 0.2% 126,000

Breakdown of Companies in Manufacturing 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 Mfg bread/related products (4.55%), Misc publishing (2.8%) and Mfg plastic products (2.78%).

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Breakdown of Companies in Manufacturing by SIC Code 2,596,098 registered companies

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