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Number of companies listed on the stock exchange, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 70 countries was 661 companies. The highest value was in China: 11497 companies and the lowest value was in Rwanda: 5 companies. The indicator is available from 1975 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: companies; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Listed companies, 2022 Global rank Available data
China 11497 1 1995 - 2022
USA 4642 2 1975 - 2022
Japan 3865 3 1975 - 2022
Canada 3534 4 1975 - 2022
South Korea 2446 5 1979 - 2022
Hong Kong 2414 6 1975 - 2022
India 2168 7 1983 - 2022
Australia 1976 8 1975 - 2022
Spain 1472 9 1975 - 2022
Malaysia 963 10 1980 - 2022
Indonesia 825 11 1980 - 2022
Thailand 810 12 1980 - 2022
Poland 773 13 1992 - 2022
Iran 546 14 1975 - 2022
Israel 518 15 1979 - 2022
Pakistan 494 16 1993 - 2022
Turkey 461 17 1986 - 2022
Germany 429 18 1975 - 2022
Singapore 425 19 1979 - 2022
Vietnam 402 20 2008 - 2022
Chile 400 21 1984 - 2022
Brazil 361 22 1979 - 2022
Bangladesh 354 23 1993 - 2022
Sri Lanka 290 24 1993 - 2022
Philippines 283 25 1987 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 269 26 2002 - 2022
Egypt 239 27 1997 - 2022
South Africa 237 28 1975 - 2022
Bulgaria 201 29 1993 - 2022
Russia 195 30 1993 - 2022
Peru 186 31 1993 - 2022
Nigeria 173 32 1993 - 2022
Jordan 170 33 1993 - 2022
Greece 154 34 1980 - 2022
UA Emirates 153 35 2003 - 2022
Kuwait 148 36 1993 - 2022
Mexico 133 37 1975 - 2022
New Zealand 123 38 1984 - 2022
Oman 110 39 1993 - 2022
Jamaica 95 40 1993 - 2022
Cyprus 92 41 1993 - 2022
Kazakhstan 92 42 1997 - 2022
Croatia 91 43 1993 - 2022
Mauritius 89 44 1993 - 2022
Tunisia 82 45 1994 - 2022
Romania 81 46 1997 - 2022
Morocco 75 47 1993 - 2022
Austria 66 48 1975 - 2022
Colombia 63 49 1990 - 2022
Hungary 62 50 1990 - 2022
Kenya 59 51 1993 - 2022
Palestine 49 52 1999 - 2022
Seychelles 46 53 2013 - 2022
Bahrain 41 54 1995 - 2022
Malta 33 55 1993 - 2022
Panama 33 56 1993 - 2022
Ghana 30 57 1993 - 2022
Azerbaijan 29 58 1997 - 2022
Luxembourg 28 59 1975 - 2022
Czechia 24 60 1993 - 2022
Slovenia 24 61 1993 - 2022
Botswana 23 62 1993 - 2022
Tanzania 22 63 1999 - 2022
Zambia 22 64 1995 - 2022
Belarus 14 65 2014 - 2022
Namibia 14 66 1993 - 2022
Armenia 12 67 2018 - 2022
Bermuda 10 68 1995 - 2022
Costa Rica 9 69 1983 - 2022
Rwanda 5 70 2018 - 2022



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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