Industry Breakdown of Companies
in Switzerland

Explore more than 549,396 Switzerland-based companies available in the HitHorizons database and see top industries and biggest players with highest sales and number of employees.

Current Country: Switzerland 549,396 (1.2%)
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 549,396 businesses are registered in Switzerland . That represents 1.24% of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. These Switzerland-based companies have a share of 3.59% of all sales generated by EU-based businesses and employ 3.67% of all EU employees.

Switzerland: TOP Industries

According to our database, the industry with the highest number of companies registered is Services (236,650 companies in total), followed by Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate (110,481) and Retail Trade (47,365).

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.

Switzerland: TOP Industries 549,396 registered companies

  Industry, Number of Companies Number of
Companies
Services 236,650 43.1% 236,650
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 110,481 20.1% 110,481
Retail Trade 47,365 8.6% 47,365
Construction 45,569 8.3% 45,569
Wholesale Trade 38,676 7.0% 38,676
Manufacturing 34,190 6.2% 34,190
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, and Sanitary Services 18,700 3.4% 18,700
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 8,151 1.5% 8,151
Public Sector 6,074 1.1% 6,074
Unknown industry 3,144 0.6% 3,144
Mining 396 0.1% 396

Switzerland: 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 Switzerland are Management consulting services (5.63%), Subdivider/developer (4.98%) and Misc business credit institutions (4.47%).

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.

Switzerland: Breakdown of Companies by SIC Code 549,396 registered companies

Switzerland: TOP 10 Companies with Highest Sales

According to our database, companies registered in the Switzerland generated € 2,913,279,205,692 in sales, which represents 3.59% of all sales generated by companies available in the HitHorizons database.

This TOP 10 list of companies operating in Switzerland 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.

Switzerland: TOP 10 Companies with Highest Sales 549,396 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. Glencore International AG € 236.5B 8.12% € 236.5B
2. Nestlé S.A. € 97.13B 3.33% € 97.13B
3. Procter & Gamble International Operations SA € 74.09B 2.54% € 74.09B
4. Swiss Re AG € 48.08B 1.65% € 48.08B
5. Novartis AG € 47.89B 1.64% € 47.89B
6. Kühne Holding AG € 40.53B 1.39% € 40.53B
7. Zurich Insurance Group AG € 39.77B 1.36% € 39.77B
8. Coop-Gruppe Genossenschaft € 35.19B 1.21% € 35.19B
9. UBS Group AG € 31.94B 1.1% € 31.94B
10. Holcim AG € 30.02B 1.03% € 30.02B
Total Sales of the TOP 10 Companies € 681.2B

Switzerland: Top 10 Companies with Highest Number of Employees

According to our database, companies registered in the UK employ 14,314,884 people, which represents 3.67% of all people employed by companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is Nestlé S.A. (275,000), followed by MSC MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY HOLDING SA (180,000) and ABB Ltd (105,100).

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.

Switzerland: Top 10 Companies with Highest Number of Employees 549,396 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Number of Employees
1. Nestlé S.A. 275,000 1.92% 275,000
2. MSC MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY HOLDING SA 180,000 1.26% 180,000
3. ABB Ltd 105,100 0.73% 105,100
4. Roche Holding AG 103,613 0.72% 103,613
5. Novartis AG 101,703 0.71% 101,703
6. Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund 97,727 0.68% 97,727
7. SGS SA 96,759 0.68% 96,759
8. Coop-Gruppe Genossenschaft 94,790 0.66% 94,790
9. Kühne Holding AG 80,334 0.56% 80,334
10. Unterstützungsfonds General Electric Schweiz 75,000 0.52% 75,000
Total Number of Employees of the TOP 10 Companies 1,210,026

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