Austria’s Hidden Champions

Between 175 and 200 Austrian companies are considered to be hidden champions. That’s the highest density per capita in the world. These companies are global leaders in their market while relatively unknown to the public.

Here is a map of the 150 Austrian hidden champions, as listed by the Austrian Economics Chamber (WKO).

The colors correspond to the Austrian Bundesländer (regions); the icons to five broad groups that the companies can be categorized as, namely:





Consumer goods

Enjoy the map and discover Austria’s hidden giants!

Benjamin Wolf
Benjamin studied Journalism, History and International Affairs. After stints with Cafébabel in Paris and Arte in Strasbourg, he is now working as managing editor and COO for Metropole in Vienna. Fields of expertise are politics, economics, culture, and history. Photo: Visual Hub

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