Industry Breakdown of Companies
in Iceland

Explore more than 122,379 Iceland-based companies available in the HitHorizons database and see top industries and biggest players with highest sales and number of employees.

Current Country: Iceland 122,379 (0.3%)
Largest Country: United Kingdom 6,950,703 (15.7%)
Total Number of Companies in Europe 44,312,195

According to our database, a total of more than 122,379 businesses are registered in Iceland . That represents 0.28% of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. These Iceland-based companies have a share of 0.07% of all sales generated by EU-based businesses and employ 0.09% of all EU employees.

Iceland: TOP Industries

According to our database, the industry with the highest number of companies registered is Unknown industry (46,500 companies in total), followed by Services (31,484) and Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate (15,251).

This TOP 10 list was generated automatically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and get more data and insights on specific countries, industries, or segments with HitHorizons Screener.

Iceland: TOP Industries 122,379 registered companies

  Industry, Number of Companies Number of
Companies
Unknown industry 46,500 38.0% 46,500
Services 31,484 25.7% 31,484
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 15,251 12.5% 15,251
Construction 8,798 7.2% 8,798
Retail Trade 6,140 5.0% 6,140
Wholesale Trade 4,059 3.3% 4,059
Manufacturing 3,569 2.9% 3,569
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 3,470 2.8% 3,470
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, and Sanitary Services 2,836 2.3% 2,836
Public Sector 187 0.2% 187
Mining 85 0.1% 85

Iceland: Breakdown of Companies by SIC Code

The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC Code) is used to assign companies to specific industries. According to our database, the top 3 SIC Codes for Iceland are Non classified establishment (38%), Real property lessor (5.06%) and Holding company (5.01%).

This breakdown was generated automarically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and find companies leading within individual SIC Codes, SIC Code distribution among individual countries, or SIC Code breakdowns within other industries using HitHorizons Screener.

Iceland: Breakdown of Companies by SIC Code 122,379 registered companies

Iceland: TOP 10 Companies with Highest Sales

According to our database, companies registered in the Iceland generated € 54,983,155,200 in sales, which represents 0.07% of all sales generated by companies available in the HitHorizons database.

This TOP 10 list of companies operating in Iceland was generated automatically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and get more data and insights on specific countries, industries, or segments with HitHorizons Screener.

Iceland: TOP 10 Companies with Highest Sales 122,379 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. Marel hf. € 1.709B 3.11% € 1.709B
2. Icelandair ehf. € 1.108B 2.01% € 1.108B
3. Nordural Grundartangi ehf. € 961.1M 1.75% € 961.1M
4. Hagar hf. € 915.9M 1.67% € 915.9M
5. Eimskipafelag Islands hf. € 882.7M 1.61% € 882.7M
6. Festi hf. € 829.8M 1.51% € 829.8M
7. Alcoa a Islandi ehf. € 757.1M 1.38% € 757.1M
8. Ossur hf. € 664M 1.21% € 664M
9. Rio Tinto a Islandi hf. € 653.1M 1.19% € 653.1M
10. Hagar verslanir ehf. € 583.5M 1.06% € 583.5M
Total Sales of the TOP 10 Companies € 9.063B

Iceland: Top 10 Companies with Highest Number of Employees

According to our database, companies registered in the UK employ 332,928 people, which represents 0.09% of all people employed by companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is Reykjavikurborg (7,596), followed by Marel hf. (7,140) and Landspitali (4,221).

This TOP 10 list of companies with the highest number of employees was generated automatically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and get more data and insights on specific countries, industries, or segments with HitHorizons Screener.

Iceland: Top 10 Companies with Highest Number of Employees 122,379 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Number of Employees
1. Reykjavikurborg 7,596 2.28% 7,596
2. Marel hf. 7,140 2.14% 7,140
3. Landspitali 4,221 1.27% 4,221
4. Ossur hf. 3,505 1.05% 3,505
5. Landspitalinn 2,600 0.78% 2,600
6. Icelandair Group hf. 2,087 0.63% 2,087
7. Velsmidja Arna Jons ehf 2,004 0.6% 2,004
8. Icelandair ehf. 1,815 0.55% 1,815
9. Eimskipafelag Islands hf. 1,624 0.49% 1,624
10. Haskoli Islands 1,597 0.48% 1,597
Total Number of Employees of the TOP 10 Companies 34,189

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