General Electric Facts and Statistics (2021)

General Electric Statistics and Facts

Here are a few of the most interesting General Electric facts and statistics I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

General Electric Facts and StatisticsPlease note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these General Electric facts come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%

General Electric Facts

  • Website:
  • Year Founded: 1892
  • Founders: Thomas Edison, J. P. Morgan, Charles A. Coffin, Elihu Thomson, Edwin J. Houston
  • Headquarters: Boston, MA
  • CEO: John Flannery

General Electric Statistics

Number of General Electric employees:

300,000 General Electric employees 

Last updated 1/1/18

Number of countries General Electric serves:


Last updated 1/1/18

Share of the world’s energy that GE powers:


Last updated 1/1/18

General Electric revenue 2017:

$117.4 billion

General Electric revenue 2016:

$123.7 billion

General Electric revenue 2015:

$122.1 billion