Each of the companies in The Global 5000 database has an industry/vertical market code.  When we run a summary of the companies in the database, the financial industry has the most companies of any vertical market followed by the industrials.

Here’s a tally of all the Global 5000 companies and how many are in each industry.

Agriculture & Farming 24
Auto & Trucks 125
Basic Materials 323
Business Services 242
Construction 216
Consumer Services 161
Consumer, Personal Household Goods 142
Education 19
Financial Services 615
Food & Beverage 229
Health Care 214
Industrials 435
Mining 105
Miscellaneous 1
Oil & Gas 265
Publishing & Media 128
Real Estate 78
Retailers & Wholesalers 388
Technology 248
Telecommunications 118
Transportation 195
Utility Services 184
Grand Total 4455