Revenue of BASF 1999-2018

In 2018 BASF, the largest diversified chemical company in the world, generated a revenue of almost 63 billion euros.

Revenue of BASF

Headquarted in Ludwigshafen, Germany, it is composed of twelve divisions that are grouped into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care, and Agricultural Solutions. These segments were newly structured, however, in January 2019. Accordingly, only data for the previous segment structure was available for 2018. The segment that generated the most revenue in 2018 was their Functional Materials & Solutions segment, at 21.4 billion euros. Their chemicals segment generated the second highest amount of revenue that year, bringing in 16.5 billion euros. The region that generated the most revenue that year was Europe, accounting for a 45 percent share of their revenue. Following Europe was their North America region, which accounted for a 27 percent share of revenues that year.

Employees of BASF

In 2018, BASF had 122,404 employees, a slight increase from the 115,490 employed in 2017. BASF’s net income has fluctuated since 2005. In 2018, they reported a net income of 4.7 billion euros, a decrease from the 6.1 billion euros that were reported in 2017.

BASF's revenue from 1999 to 2018

Revenue in million euros
201862,675
2017*61,223
201657,550
201570,449
201474,326
201373,973
2012**72,129
201173,497
201063,873
200950,693
200862,304
200757,951
200652,610
200542,745
200437,537
200333,361
200232,216
200132,500
200035,946
199929,473
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Source

Release date

February 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1999 to 2018

Supplementary notes

This statistic was assembled from several annual reports.
*Restated.
** BASF has applied International Financial Reporting Standards 10 and 11 as well as International Accounting Standard 19 (revised) since January 1, 2013. Figures for 2012 have been restated; no restatement has been made for 2011 and earlier.

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