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|
|Consumer, Personal Household Goods||142|
|Food & Beverage||229|
|Oil & Gas||265|
|Publishing & Media||128|
|Retailers & Wholesalers||388|