Countries
Country
Rank
Company Global
500
rank
City Revenues
($ millions)
1 BP 4 London 246,138
2 HSBC Holdings 39 London 103,736
3 Lloyds Banking Group 42 London 102,967
4 Aviva 53 London 92,140
5 Royal Bank of Scotland 55 Edinburgh 91,767
6 Tesco 58 Cheshunt 90,234
7 Prudential 72 London 75,010
8 Vodafone 80 Newbury 70,899
9 Legal & General Group 90 London 68,290
10 Barclays 96 London 66,533
11 GlaxoSmithKline 163 Brentford 44,240
12 Rio Tinto Group 173 London 41,825
13 Centrica 188 Windsor 37,927
14 Scottish & Southern Energy 215 Perth 34,357
15 Old Mutual 220 London 34,072
16 BT Group 222 London 33,860
17 AstraZeneca 226 London 32,804
18 J. Sainsbury 236 London 31,828
19 BAE Systems 238 London 31,773
20 Standard Life 288 Edinburgh 27,803
21 Wolseley 341 Theale 24,461
22 William Morrison Supermarkets 344 Bradford 24,263
23 Imperial Tobacco Group 377 Bristol 22,760
24 National Grid 384 London 22,331
25 British American Tobacco 387 London 22,157
26 Standard Chartered Group 419 London 20,941
27 Anglo American 421 London 20,858
28 Compass Group 424 Chertsey 20,747
29 Co-operative Group 444 Manchester 19,477
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Rank # of Global 500 Companies
U.S. 139
Japan 71
China 46
Company 2009 Number of Employees
Wal-Mart Stores 2,100,000
China National Petroleum 1,649,992
State Grid 1,533,800
Company 2009 Profits
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Gazprom $24,556
Exxon Mobil $19,280
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China $18,832
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