List of largest companies by revenue

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Walmart has been the world's largest company by revenue since 2013.[1]

This list comprises the world's largest companies by consolidated 2020 revenue, according to the Fortune Global 500 latest tally published in August 2021.[2] American retail corporation Walmart has been the world's largest company by revenue since 2013.

The list is limited to the top 50 companies, all of which have annual revenues exceeding US$121 billion. Only companies that publish financial data and report figures to a government agency are included. Therefore, this list is incomplete.[3]

List[edit]

  State-owned enterprise (government owns 50% or more)

Rank Name Industry Revenue Profit Employees Headquarters[note 1] Ref
USD Millions
1 Walmart Retail Increase $559,151 $13,510 2,300,000 United States United States [4]
2 State Grid Electricity Increase $386,617 $5,580 1,566,000 China China [5]
3 Amazon Retail, Information Technology Increase $386,064 $21,331 1,608,000 United States United States [6]
4 China National Petroleum Oil and gas Increase $283,958 $4,575 1,242,245 China China [7]
5 Sinopec Group Oil and gas Increase $283,728 $6,205 553,833 China China [8]
6 Apple Electronics Decrease $274,515 $57,411 154,000 United States United States [9]
7 CVS Health Healthcare Increase $268,706 $7,179 256,500 United States United States [10]
8 UnitedHealth Healthcare Increase $257,141 $15,403 330,000 United States United States [11]
9 Toyota Automotive Decrease $256,722 $21,180 366,283 Japan Japan [12]
10 Volkswagen Automotive Decrease $253,965 $10,104 662,575 Germany Germany [13]
11 Berkshire Hathaway Financials Increase $254,510 $42,521 360,000 United States United States [14]
12 McKesson Healthcare Increase $238,228 -$4,539 67,500 United States United States [15]
13 China State Construction Construction Increase $234,425 $3,578 356,864 China China [16]
14 Saudi Aramco Oil and gas Decrease $229,766 $49,287 79,800 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia [17]
15 AmerisourceBergen Healthcare Increase $213,990 $1,540 40,000 United States United States [18]
16 Samsung Electronics Electronics Increase $200,734 $22,116 267,937 South Korea South Korea [19]
17 Ping An Insurance Financials Increase $191,509 $20,739 362,035 China China [20]
18 BP Oil and gas Decrease $183,500 -$20,305 68,100 United Kingdom United Kingdom [21]
19 Shell Oil and gas Decrease $183,195 -$21,680 87,000 United Kingdom United Kingdom [22]
20 ICBC Financials Increase $182,794 $45,783 439,787 China China [23]
21 Alphabet Information technology Increase $182,527 $40,269 144,056 United States United States [24]
22 Foxconn Electronics Increase $181,945 $3,457 878,429 Taiwan Taiwan [25]
23 ExxonMobil Oil and gas Decrease $181,502 -$22,440 72,000 United States United States [26]
24 Mercedes-Benz Group Automotive Decrease $175,827 $4,133 288,481 Germany Germany [27]
25 China Construction Bank Financials Increase $172,000 $39,283 373,814 China China [28]
26 AT&T Telecommunications Decrease $171,760 -$5,176 230,760 United States United States [29]
27 Microsoft Information technology Increase $168,090 $61,270 181,000 United States United States [30]
28 Costco Retail Increase $166,761 $4,002 214,500 United States United States [31]
29 Cigna Healthcare Increase $160,401 $8,458 72,963 United States United States [32]
30 Agricultural Bank of China Financials Increase $153,885 $31,293 462,592 China China [33]
31 Cardinal Health Healthcare Increase $152,922 -$3,696 48,000 United States United States [34]
32 Trafigura Commodities Decrease $146,994 $1,699 8,619 Singapore Singapore [35]
33 China Life Insurance Insurance Increase $144,589 $4,648 183,417 China China [36]
34 Glencore Commodities Decrease $142,338 -$1,903 87,822 Switzerland Switzerland [37]
35 China Railway Engineering Corporation Construction Increase $141,384 $1,639 308,483 China China [38]
36 Walgreens Boots Alliance Retail Increase $139,537 $456 450,000 United States United States [39]
37 Exor Holding company Decrease $136,186 -$34 263,284 Netherlands Netherlands [40]
38 Allianz Financials Increase $136,173 $7,756 150,269 Germany Germany [41]
39 Bank of China Financials Decrease $134,046 $27,952 309,084 China China [42]
40 Kroger Retail Increase $132,498 $2,585 465,000 United States United States [2]
41 Home Depot Retail Increase $132,110 $12,870 504,800 United States United States [2]
42 China Railway Construction Construction Increase $131,992 $1,486 364,632 China China [2]
43 JPMorgan Chase Financials Decrease $129,503 $29,131 260,110 United States United States [43]
44 Huawei Electronics Increase $129,184 $9,362 197,000 China China [44]
45 Verizon Telecommunications Decrease $128,292 $17,801 135,500 United States United States [45]
46 AXA Financials Decrease $128,011 $3,605 96,595 France France [46]
47 Ford Automotive Decrease $127,144 -$1,279 186,000 United States United States [47]
48 Honda Automotive Decrease $124,241 $6,202 211,374 Japan Japan [48]
49 General Motors Automotive Decrease $122,485 $6,427 155,000 United States United States [49]
50 Anthem Healthcare Increase $121,867 $4,572 83,400 United States United States [2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ as reported by source

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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