When constructing a sales or marketing plan and assigning territories or determining resources by geography, it is necessary to understand where those target markets are.

In the table below, we took a count of the HQ location of all the Global 5000 companies.  Here are the leaders ranked by # of Global 5000 companies.

USA 2197
Japan 343
China 253
UK 209
Canada 127
Germany 111
France 94
Australia 87
India 84
Italy 72
South Korea 63
Switzerland 61
Taiwan 55
Brazil 53
Netherlands 47
Spain 47
Russia 45
Sweden 39
Mexico 33
South Africa 33
Singapore 31
Malaysia 28
Bermuda 24
Belgium 23
Denmark 20
Finland 18
Ireland 18
Chile 17
Indonesia 16
Israel 16
Norway 16
Austria 14
Turkey 14
Luxembourg 13
Thailand 13
Philippines 12
United Arab Emirates 12
Greece 11
Portugal 11
Poland 10