Microsoft Statististics Revenue, Net Worth, & More

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MIcrosoft statistics

Key Stats

Microsoft Corporation is a multinational technology company originating in the United States, best known for developing Windows operating system, but it sells a wide array of consumer and enterprise-grade services, software, hardware, services, and consumer electronics.

FoundedBill Gates and Paul Allen in Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 4, 1975
CEOSatya Nadella
HeadquartersRedmond, Washington, United States
Employees181,000 (2021)
Annual revenue$168.09 billion; 50% from the US (2021)
Gross profit$115.86 billion (2021)
Operating income$69.92 billion (2021)
Net income$61.27 billion (2021)
Net worth$2.15 trillion (2022)
LinkedIn revenue$10.29 billion (2021)


Annual Revenue

In 2021, Microsoft Corporation generated global annual revenue of 168.09 billion U.S. dollars, up 17.5% from 143.02 billion dollars in 2020. The multinational technology corporation company that developed the popular operating system Windows has continued to generate a steady growth of global annual revenue throughout recent years.

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YearAnnual Revenue
2009$58.44 billion
2010$62.48 billion
2011$69.94 billion
2012$73.72 billion
2013$77.85 billion
2014$86.83 billion
2015$93.58 billion
2016$91.15 billion
2017$96.57 billion
2018$110.36 billion
2019$125.84 billion
2020$143.02 billion
2021$168.09 billion
Microsoft’s revenue (2009–2021)

Gross profit

As of 2021, Microsoft’s gross profit amounted to around $115.86 billion, up 19.52% from $96.94 billion in 2020. Gross profit is a financial metric that takes the difference between a company’s revenue and its cost of goods sold expressed in billions of dollars.

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YearGross Profit
2009$46.28 billion
2010$50.09 billion
2011$54.37 billion
2012$56.19 billion
2013$57.46 billion
2014$59.76 billion
2015$60.54 billion
2016$58.37 billion
2017$62.31 billion
2018$72.01 billion
2019$82.93 billion
2020$96.94 billion
2021$115.86 billion
Microsoft’s gross profit (2009–2021)

Operating income

Microsoft reported an operating income of 69.92 billion U.S. dollars in its 2021 fiscal year, the highest operating income to date. This is a 32% increase from $52.96 billion in 2020.

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Net income

In 2021, Microsoft Corporation generated a net income of $61.27 billion, up 38.37% from $44.28 billion in 2020. Microsoft’s net income has fluctuated over the years but has steadily increased by 320.56% since 2009.

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YearNet income
2009$14.57 billion
2010$18.76 billion
2011$23.15 billion
2012$16.98 billion
2013$21.86 billion
2014$22.07 billion
2015$12.19 billion
2016$20.54 billion
2017$25.49 billion
2018$16.57 billion
2019$39.24 billion
2020$44.28 billion
2021$61.27 billion
Microsoft’s net income (2009–2021)

Net worth

Microsoft has a net worth of $2.15 trillion in 2022, down 18% from its all-time high of $2.575 trillion on November 15, 2021. Microsoft’s net worth has increased by 10x from 2010 when it was $210 billion and is expected to reach $2.7 trillion by the end of 2022, according to Photutorial’s prediction.

Windows revenue

Microsoft generated $23.23 billion in revenue from Windows in 2021, a 4.18% increase from $22.29 billion in 2020. Sales of commercial Windows products and cloud services increased by 14%, and sales of Windows OEM licenses (“Windows OEM”) increased only slightly.

LinkedIn revenue

Microsoft generated $10.29 billion in revenue from LinkedIn in 2021, a 27.39% increase from $8.08 billion in 2020. The revenue increase was driven by increased advertising demand in their Marketing Solutions business.

Other revenue stats

  • Commercial and cloud services revenue increased by $4.0 billion, or 13%. Office 365 commercial revenue increased 22%, driven by a 17% increase in licenses and higher revenue per user. Office commercial revenue declined 23% as customers continue to move to cloud offerings and transactional business weakens.
  • Consumer Office products and cloud services revenue increased $474 million, or 10%, driven by consumer Microsoft 365 subscription revenue, which built on a strong prior-year performance that benefited from transaction strength in Japan. Consumer Microsoft 365 subscriptions increased 22% to 51.9 million.
  • Revenue from Office products and cloud services for consumers increased by 10%, and the number of Microsoft 365 subscribers for consumers increased to 51.9 million.
  • Dynamics products and cloud services revenue increased 25%, driven by a 43% increase in Dynamics 365 revenue.
  • Server products and cloud services revenue increased 27%, driven by a 50% increase in Azure.
  • Xbox content and services revenue increased 23%.
  • Search advertising revenue increased 13%, excluding traffic acquisition costs.
  • Surface revenue increased by 5%.

How Many Employees Does Microsoft Have?

As of the latest reports, Microsoft has 181,000 employees on a full-time basis. Around 57% (103,000) of Microsoft’s employees are located in the United States and 33% (78,000) elsewhere.

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Of the total number of employees, 67,000 (37.0%) are in operations (manufacturing, distribution, product support, consulting services), 60,000 (33.1%) in product research, 40,000 (22.1%) in sales and marketing, and 14,000 (7.7%) in administration.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What percentage of the world uses Microsoft?

75.7% of desktops use Windows operating system, 15.3% macOS, 2.7% Linux, and 6.3% other worldwide. In the US, 60.9% of desktops use Windows operating system.

Who is Microsoft’s biggest competitor?

Microsoft’s (MSFT) biggest competitors include well-known technology brands, such as Apple (AAPL), Google (GOOG), IBM (IBM), and Oracle (ORCL).

Source: Microsoft Sec Filings


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