Worldwide, big companies enjoy the benefits of a strong global economy, with a large sum of hundreds of trillions. Fortune Magazine publishes by revenue every year a ranking of the largest corporations in the world. The recent info-graphic shows the top 100 businesses that will make the cut in 2019, including their positions and sectors.
- Combined, the world’s top 100 companies generated more than $15 trillion in revenue.
- There are 17 countries represented in the top 100 companies.
- More than half of the world’s 100 most valuable companies are located in the U.S. (35 companies) or China (23 companies).
- The world’s 100 most valuable companies are spread across a variety of industries, with particularly strong representation in energy, motor vehicles, and financial services.
The information for this visualization comes from the Fortune list of Global 500 companies, as ranked by revenue.