Sony Statistics, Revenue Totals and Facts (2021)

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

Sony Facts

  • Website: Official Website
  • Year Founded: 1946
  • Headquarters: Minato, Tokyo, Japan
  • Founder(s): Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita
  • Current Chief Executive: Kenichiro Yoshida
  • Subsidiaries / Brands: Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Crackle, Columbia Records, Epic Records, RCA Records, PlayStation

What is Sony?

Sony is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, communications, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its motion picture, television, computer entertainment, music and online businesses make Sony one of the most comprehensive entertainment and technology companies in the world. (source)

Sony Employee Count

How many people work for Sony?


Last updated 3/31/19

Sony Revenue Totals

Sony annual revenue:

Sony Statistics

See also: PlayStation Stats and Facts

Percentage of Sony’s revenue that comes from their gaming products:


Last updated 7/29/16

Sony business segment that has the most employees:


Amount Sony is reportedly purchasing EMI for:

$2.3 billion

Last updated 5/22/18

Sony electronics sales by geography (FY 2019):

  1. Europe: 26.6%
  2. US: 23.8%
  3. Japan: 16.6%
  4. Asia-Pacific (minus China and Japan): 13.3%
  5. China: 13%
  6. Other: 6.7%


Sony’s 2016 writedown due to its movie business:

112 billion yen ($1 billion)

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Sony 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%.