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Sources for statistics on accountancy firms by number of offices

Sources for statistics on accountancy firms by number of offices.

Number of offices

United Kingdom: Top firms

Accountancy Daily

Accountancy Daily publishes a top 75 league table of UK accountancy firms which provides details of the number of UK offices for each firm. The league table is published annually in Accountancy Daily.

Prior to 2019, the league table was published in Accountancy magazine. Recent editions can be accessed through the Accountancy Daily website at Top UK firms. Older surveys may be available from the ICAEW Library & Information Service which holds a complete run of Accountancy magazine.

International: Top firms

The journal International Accounting Bulletin from Timetric is published twice a month and includes a series of country surveys which provide statistics on top firms and networks (usually the top 8-10). The data available on these firms includes the number of offices.

To see an up-to-date list of countries covered by these surveys you should consult the magazine, but as an indication the countries surveyed in the past have included:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • France
  • India
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Turkey
  • United States

The ICAEW Library & Information Service holds a run of the International Accounting Bulletin from 1983 to date. The latest edition is available in the Library.

To find out more about the availability of older issues please see Library holdings: International Accounting Bulletin.

For information on obtaining copies of individual issues of the International Accounting Bulletin please contact the publishers, Timetric.

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