How many companies are there in the world?

Millions of companies and entrepreneurs are registered daily all over the world.

Only China daily counts about 11-13 thousands of new businesses and total number of the registered companies in this country exceeds 77 millions. The total amount of companies all over the world is approaching to 200 millions.

These numbers offer us a challenge of international cooperation between the companies aimed at import of export of goods and services.

We’ve conducted a review with numbers of companies and entrepreneurs registered in different countries. The list includes the total amount of companies registered in the country, including operating, bankrupt, liquidated or being under liquidation procedure ones.

Number of companies per countries

Australia 2 945 715
Albania 40 213
Aruba 48 101
Bahamas 240 948
Bangladesh 88 555
Barbados 60 248
Bahrein 70 576
Belarus 1 328 868
Belgium 1 059 092
Bermuda 47 609
Bolivia 194 189
Vanuatu 5 147
Great Britain 10 389 019
Vietnam 84 211
Guernsey 66 580
Gibraltar 104 852
Hong Kong 2 575 914
Greenland 10 208
Greece 1 365 217
Denmark 1 587 547
Jersey 128 794
Dominican Republic 452 162
Israel 378 221
India 1 810 734
Ireland 605 332
Iceland 156 599
Spain 2 643 019
Canada 3 268 833
Cyprus 383 376
Curaçao 142 354
Latvia 390 289
Liechtenstein 134 369
Luxembourg 223 743
Mauritius 156 429
Malaysia 1 207 002
Malta 75 236
Mexico 1 004 828
Moldova 201 206
Myanmar 70 844
Netherlands 3 281 951
New Zealand 1 298 658
Norway 1 503 918
United Arab Emirates 2 849
Isle Of Man 170 241
Pakistan 109 479
Panama 896 787
Poland 393 491
Puerto Rico 373 356
Rwanda 64 206
Romania 2 727 206
Singapore 1 489 095
Slovakia 340 088
Slovenia 139 985
USA 63 496 420
Tajikistan 37 963
Thailand 1 392 645
Tanzania 104 367
Tonga 1 921
Tunisia 193 433
Uganda 232 486
Finland 812 849
France 10 074 113
Croatia 272 434
Montenegro 80 626
Switzerland 1 130 508
Sweden 1 337 587
South Africa 1 559 848
Jamaica 88 792
Japan 4 509 586
Unfortunately not every public register provides the information about the companies registered in a country.