Top 20 biggest companies in Denmark 2018, by number of employees

Top 20 biggest companies in Denmark as of October 2018, by number of employees

Top 20 biggest companies in Denmark 2018, by number of employees The number of employees in Denmark decreased slightly from 2008 to 2013 but grew again in the years that followed. In 2017, the Danish labor market counted roughly 2.2 million persons on a full-time basis. Among the 20 biggest companies based in Denmark, measured by the number of employees, ISS A/S ranked first. The company works as a facility service company all over the world, offering facility management and cleaning services. As of October 2018, it employed nearly half a million people.
Mærsk A/S

A.P. Møller–Mærsk A/S was ranked second with about 76 thousand employees. The company known worldwide for integrated transport and logistics made the highest revenue among all Danish companies, reaching more than 192 billion Danish kroner. By comparison, ISS A/S came in third place, with a revenue of roughly 79 billion Danish kroner.

Carlsberg Breweries A/S

Carlsberg Breweries A/S was in third position in the company ranking, by number of employees. In the period from 2011 to 2018, the company’s average number of employees fluctuated. It was highest in 2015, peaking at almost 48 thousand people working for the producer and seller of beer and other beverages.
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Top 20 biggest companies in Denmark as of October 2018, by number of employees

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Number of employees
ISS A/S494,233
A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S75,813
Carlsberg Breweries A/S47,382
Novo Nordisk A/S42,682
DSV A/S42,566
Carlsberg A/S42,062
Dansk Supermarked A/S26,568
Danfoss A/S25,292
Vestas Wind Systems A/S21,625
Danske Bank A/S19,768
Arla Foods A.m.b.a18,765
Lego A/S16,836
Novozymes A/S6,485
Nordea Bank Danmark A/S5,939
Ørsted A/S5,775
Mahia 17 ApS5,500
Per Aarsleff Holding A/S4,932
Egmont International A/S4,037
ScanCom International A/S3,932
Danish Agro A.M.B.A3,928
Number of employees
ISS A/S494,233
A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S75,813
Carlsberg Breweries A/S47,382
Novo Nordisk A/S42,682
DSV A/S42,566
Carlsberg A/S42,062
Dansk Supermarked A/S26,568
Danfoss A/S25,292
Vestas Wind Systems A/S21,625
Danske Bank A/S19,768
Arla Foods A.m.b.a18,765
Lego A/S16,836
Novozymes A/S6,485
Nordea Bank Danmark A/S5,939
Ørsted A/S5,775
Mahia 17 ApS5,500
Per Aarsleff Holding A/S4,932
Egmont International A/S4,037
ScanCom International A/S3,932
Danish Agro A.M.B.A3,928
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The number of employees in Denmark decreased slightly from 2008 to 2013 but grew again in the years that followed. In 2017, the Danish labor market counted roughly 2.2 million persons on a full-time basis. Among the 20 biggest companies based in Denmark, measured by the number of employees, ISS A/S ranked first. The company works as a facility service company all over the world, offering facility management and cleaning services. As of October 2018, it employed nearly half a million people.
Mærsk A/S

A.P. Møller–Mærsk A/S was ranked second with about 76 thousand employees. The company known worldwide for integrated transport and logistics made the highest revenue among all Danish companies, reaching more than 192 billion Danish kroner. By comparison, ISS A/S came in third place, with a revenue of roughly 79 billion Danish kroner.

Carlsberg Breweries A/S

Carlsberg Breweries A/S was in third position in the company ranking, by number of employees. In the period from 2011 to 2018, the company’s average number of employees fluctuated. It was highest in 2015, peaking at almost 48 thousand people working for the producer and seller of beer and other beverages.
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