Listed companies - country data from around the world:
The average for 2016 was 571 companies.The highest value was in India: 5820 companies and the lowest value was in Papua N.G.: 6 companies. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Listed companies.
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.