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BASF - statistics & facts

BASF is a German chemical company and the world’s largest company within the chemical industry, based on revenue. In 2021, BASF's revenue amounted to 78.6 billion euros. That year the company reported a net income of some 5.5 billion euros. More than 111,000 people are employed worldwide by BASF.

BASF's business segments

The company currently consists of six segments, or seven when the 'Other' segment is taken into account. Today, BASF's Surface Technologies is the largest segment, yielding over 22.6 billion euros of revenue in 2021. The other BASF segments include Agricultural Solutions, Chemicals, Industrial Solutions, Materials, and Nutrition & Care.

BASF's regional operations

From a regional point of view, BASF generated 39 percent of its revenue in its home region of Europe in 2021. North America is the second largest market, responsible for some 27 percent of the company’s total revenue, and Asia Pacific is the third largest market. The company's employee base loosely follows the regional revenue distribution, with the largest share of employees in Europe, and the second and third largest employee bases in Asia Pacific and North America respectively.

Interesting statistics

In the following 5 chapters, you will quickly find the 31 most important statistics relating to "BASF".


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