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Number of companies listed on the stock exchange, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 17 countries was 247 companies. The highest value was in Spain: 1472 companies and the lowest value was in Belarus: 14 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
Spain 1472 1 1975 - 2022
Poland 773 2 1992 - 2022
Turkey 461 3 1986 - 2022
Germany 429 4 1975 - 2022
Bulgaria 201 5 1993 - 2022
Russia 195 6 1993 - 2022
Greece 154 7 1980 - 2022
Cyprus 92 8 1993 - 2022
Croatia 91 9 1993 - 2022
Romania 81 10 1997 - 2022
Austria 66 11 1975 - 2022
Hungary 62 12 1990 - 2022
Malta 33 13 1993 - 2022
Luxembourg 28 14 1975 - 2022
Czechia 24 15 1993 - 2022
Slovenia 24 16 1993 - 2022
Belarus 14 17 2014 - 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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