Industry Breakdown of Companies
in Switzerland

Explore more than 543,534 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 543,534 (1.2%)
Largest Country: United Kingdom 6,993,435 (15.2%)
Total Number of Companies in Europe 46,104,457

According to our database, a total of more than 543,534 businesses are registered in Switzerland . That represents 1.18% of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. These Switzerland-based companies have a share of 3.31% 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 (234,294 companies in total), followed by Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate (109,431) and Retail Trade (46,777).

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 543,534 registered companies

  Industry, Number of Companies Number of
Companies
Services 234,294 43.1% 234,294
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 109,431 20.1% 109,431
Retail Trade 46,777 8.6% 46,777
Construction 44,988 8.3% 44,988
Wholesale Trade 38,570 7.1% 38,570
Manufacturing 34,000 6.3% 34,000
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, and Sanitary Services 18,495 3.4% 18,495
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 8,075 1.5% 8,075
Public Sector 6,077 1.1% 6,077
Unknown industry 2,430 0.4% 2,430
Mining 397 0.1% 397

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 (5.61%), Subdivider/developer (4.99%) and Misc business credit institutions (4.44%).

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 543,534 registered companies

Switzerland: TOP 10 Companies with Highest Sales

According to our database, companies registered in the Switzerland generated € 2,840,524,693,163 in sales, which represents 3.31% 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 543,534 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. Glencore International AG € 242.9B 8.55% € 242.9B
2. Nestlé S.A. € 93.93B 3.31% € 93.93B
3. Procter & Gamble International Operations SA € 76.09B 2.68% € 76.09B
4. Novartis AG € 49.18B 1.73% € 49.18B
5. Swiss Re AG € 43.65B 1.54% € 43.65B
6. Zurich Insurance Group AG € 40.84B 1.44% € 40.84B
7. Kühne Holding AG € 39.19B 1.38% € 39.19B
8. Coop-Gruppe Genossenschaft € 34.03B 1.2% € 34.03B
9. UBS Group AG € 32.8B 1.15% € 32.8B
10. Holcim AG € 29.04B 1.02% € 29.04B
Total Sales of the TOP 10 Companies € 681.7B

Switzerland: Top 10 Companies with Highest Number of Employees

According to our database, companies registered in the UK employ 14,440,826 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 UBS Group AG (120,000).

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 543,534 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Number of Employees
1. Nestlé S.A. 275,000 1.9% 275,000
2. MSC MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY HOLDING SA 180,000 1.25% 180,000
3. UBS Group AG 120,000 0.83% 120,000
4. ABB Ltd 105,100 0.73% 105,100
5. Roche Holding AG 103,613 0.72% 103,613
6. Novartis AG 101,703 0.7% 101,703
7. Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund 97,727 0.68% 97,727
8. SGS SA 96,759 0.67% 96,759
9. Coop-Gruppe Genossenschaft 94,790 0.66% 94,790
10. Kühne Holding AG 80,334 0.56% 80,334
Total Number of Employees of the TOP 10 Companies 1,255,026

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