Germany: Listed companies

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 Germany

Number of companies listed on the stock exchange

 Latest value 429
 Year 2022
 Measure companies
 Data availability 1975 - 2022
 Average 578
 Min - Max 408 - 761
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1975 to 2022. The average value for Germany during that period was 578 companies with a minimum of 408 companies in 1989 and a maximum of 761 companies in 2007. The latest value from 2022 is 429 companies. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 70 countries is 661 companies. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Germany - Listed companies - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Germany - Listed companies - historical chart - 1975-2022




The number of listed companies on the stock exchange in Germany is an indicator of the development of the stock market. A higher number means that more companies use equity financing in their business. Of course, the number of listed companies in Germany and other countries also reflects the size of the economy: larger economies have more firms.
Definition: Listed domestic companies, including foreign companies which are exclusively listed, are those which have shares listed on an exchange at the end of the year. Investment funds, unit trusts, and companies whose only business goal is to hold shares of other listed companies, such as holding companies and investment companies, regardless of their legal status, are excluded. A company with several classes of shares is counted once. Only companies admitted to listing on the exchange are included.

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 Stock market capitalization, percent of GDP 46.29 2022 percent
 Stock market capitalization, in dollars 1,889.66 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Stock market turnover ratio 68.41 2022 percent
 Listed companies 429 2022 companies
 Stock market value traded 46.66 2020 percent
 Stock market return 23.68 2021 percent
 Stock market access for smaller firms 61.82 2020 percent
 Stock market activity for smaller firms 65.54 2020 percent
 Stock price volatility 24.38 2021 percent
 Mutual fund assets 74.96 2020 percent
 Life insurance volume 3.10 2020 percent
 Non-life insurance premium volume 2.04 2020 percent
 Pension fund assets to GDP 8.19 2020 percent
 Insurance company assets 67.87 2020 percent
 Stock market index 109.90 9/2023 points
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