Welcome to marketing on a global scale: the 5,000 largest businesses in the world - at your fingertips.

Introducing the Global5000 Database

With the Global5000 Database, you have access to:

  • 5000 Companies in
  • 30 Major Industry Groups and
  • Over 50 different Countries

Currently, the database contains a total of 4,515 active records in the file representing $58 trillion (USD) of revenue and 130 million employees.

This select group of companies represent approximately 70% of the WorldWide GDP. The revenue per employee for these top companies in the world is over $357,000. The database has a lot more to offer you…

The Global 5000 is a researched & compiled database with a goal of finding the 5000 largest companies in the world.

Based on revenue/sales generated, The Global 5000 contains both public and private companies, covering all industries in all countries.
We go beyond existing lists and rankings of products like the Fortune 1000 or Forbes private rankings.

The Latest Database

Global 5000 Database Update — Q1 2017

The most recent update of the Global 5000 database as of March 31 included a number of changes including 54 new companies that were added and 70 companies that were turned inactive as they were acquired or posted lower revenue that dropped them out of the 5000.  Along...

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Market Metrics Report for the Global 5000

Using the data for the 5000 largest companies in the world -- the Global 5000 database - we have created a set of market metrics based on growth by industry and country. This short report looks at metrics including revenue per employee, market density as well as five...

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