SAP Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

SAP Statistics and Facts

Here are a few of the most interesting SAP statistics and facts 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.

SAP Statistics and FactsPlease note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these SAP stats 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%

SAP Facts

  • Website:
  • Year Founded: 1972
  • Founders: Dietmar Hopp, Hans-Werner Hector, Hasso Plattner, Klaus Tschira, Claus Wellenreuther
  • Headquarters: Waldorf, Germany
  • CEO: Bill McDermott
  • Key Subsidiary: Qualtrics

SAP Statistics

Number of SAP customers:

440,000 customers

Last updated 2/1/20

Number of SAP employees:

100,330 employees

Last updated 2/1/20

Number of SAP users:

200 million

Last updated 2/1/20

Number of SAP R&D centers:


Last updated 2/1/20

Number of SAP partner companies:


Last updated 10/23/18

Percentage of the Forbes Global 2000 companies that use SAP:


Last updated 10/23/18

SAP annual revenue:

Reported amount SAP bought Qualtrics for:

$8 billion

What is SAP?

SAP is the world’s leading provider of business software, offering applications and services that enable companies of all sizes across more than 26 industries to become #TheBestRun businesses. (source)