Breakdown of Services Industry in Europe

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

The number of European companies in Services is 14,821,188 which represents 34.82% of all 42,569,742 companies in the HitHorizons database. Services is the largest industry in Europe according to number of companies.

Current Industry:
Services 14,821,188 (34.8%)
Total Number of Companies 42,569,742

TOP 10 Countries in Services

The country with the highest number of companies operating in Services is United Kingdom with 2,567,483 companies followed by France and Germany with 1,855,542 and 1,398,108 companies respectively.

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TOP 10 Countries in Services 14,821,188 registered companies

  Country, Number of Companies Number of Companies
United Kingdom 2,567,483 17.3% 2,567,483
France 1,855,542 12.5% 1,855,542
Germany 1,398,108 9.4% 1,398,108
Spain 990,043 6.7% 990,043
Russian Federation 969,397 6.5% 969,397
Netherlands 722,257 4.9% 722,257
Italy 686,324 4.6% 686,324
Poland 647,523 4.4% 647,523
Ukraine 486,133 3.3% 486,133
Sweden 412,452 2.8% 412,452

TOP 10 Companies by Sales Operating in Services

European companies operating in Services generate € 15,350,107,811,209 in sales per annum, which represents 18.42% of sales of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest sales is MITSUBISHI CORPORATION with € 121.1B followed by ABI UK HOLDING 2 LIMITED and Nestlé S.A. with € 85.29B and € 83.48B in sales respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Sales Operating in Services 14,821,188 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. MITSUBISHI CORPORATION € 121.1B 0.79% € 121.1B
2. ABI UK HOLDING 2 LIMITED € 85.29B 0.56% € 85.29B
3. Nestlé S.A. € 83.48B 0.54% € 83.48B
4. Deutsche Post AG € 63.34B 0.41% € 63.34B
5. EIT SERVICES INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED € 63.34B 0.41% € 63.34B
6. INA-Holding Schaeffler GmbH & Co. KG € 59.64B 0.39% € 59.64B
7. Roche Holding AG € 57.31B 0.37% € 57.31B
8. BANQUE CHAABI DU MAROC € 55.96B 0.36% € 55.96B
9. VODAFONE GROUP PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY € 51.24B 0.33% € 51.24B
10. AB Volvo € 40.79B 0.27% € 40.79B

TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Operating in Services

European companies operating in Services have 152,841,556 employees, which represents 32.6% of all employees of companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is G4S PLC with 551,748 people followed by SANTA SEDE and Deutsche Post AG with 500,000 and 319,998 employees respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Operating in Services 14,821,188 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Employees
1. G4S PLC 551,748 0.36% 551,748
2. SANTA SEDE 500,000 0.33% 500,000
3. Deutsche Post AG 319,998 0.21% 319,998
4. INA-Holding Schaeffler GmbH & Co. KG 319,099 0.21% 319,099
5. Badehotel Bristol AG 150,000 0.1% 150,000
6. JFLCONX DESIGNATED ACTIVITY COMPANY 140,425 0.09% 140,425
7. OMNI MERCHANT SERVICES LIMITED 138,872 0.09% 138,872
8. National Services Scotland 137,000 0.09% 137,000
9. WPP PLC 133,903 0.09% 133,903
10. RRG SUISSE SA 128,322 0.08% 128,322

Breakdown of Companies in Services 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 Membership organization (10.36%), Business services (9.01%) and Management consulting services (6.14%).

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Breakdown of Companies in Services by SIC Code 14,821,188 registered companies

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