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Key Berkshire Hathaway facts

Founded
1839
Headquarters
Omaha, Nebraska
Founders
Oliver Chace
IPO Date
unknown

Berkshire Hathaway Business Stats

Berkshire Hathaway Written & Earned Premiums: Property & Casualty

Take a look at the value of Berkshire Hathaway's annual written vs earned premiums in property and casualty insurance.
Premiums written
$65.28B
Premiums earned
$63.16B

Berkshire Hathaway Written & Earned Premiums: Life & Health Insurance

Take a look at the annual values of Berkshire Hathaway's written vs earned premiums in health and life insurance.
Premiums written
$6.29B
Premiums earned
$6.32B

Berkshire Hathaway Property & Casualty Insurance Premiums by Region

Berkshire Hathaway stats showing the annual value of premiums on property and casualty insurance by geographic location.
U.S.
$55.45B
Western Europe
$4.61B
Asia-Pacific
$3.82B
All other
$1.39B

Berkshire Hathaway Life & Health Insurance Premiums by Region

Berkshire Hathaway statistics breaking down the value of life and health insurance premiums written by region.
U.S.
$2.16B
Western Europe
$1.30B
Asia-Pacific
$2.03B
All other
$805.00M

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Berkshire Hathaway Revenue Breakdown

Berkshire Hathaway Revenue by Source

How does Berkshire Hathaway make money?
Insurance premiums
$69.48B
Sales and services
$145.04B
Leasing
$5.99B
Railroad, utilities and energy
$48.12B
Interest, dividends and other
$7.47B

Berkshire Hathaway Revenue by Business Segment

Berkshire Hathaway stats breaking down the company's annual revenue by business segment.
Insurance
$75.14B
BNSF Railway Company
$23.28B
Berkshire Hathaway Energy
$24.99B
Manufacturing
$68.73B
McLane Company
$49.45B
Service and retailing
$34.83B

Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Revenue Breakdown

Berkshire Hathaway statistics breaking down the company's annual revenue from its insurance business.
GEICO
$37.71B
Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group
$20.20B
Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group
$11.58B
Insurance underwriting
$69.48B
Investment income
$5.66B

Berkshire Hathaway Railroad, Utilities and Energy Revenue Breakdown

Here's how much Berkshire Hathaway earns from its railroad, utilities and energy business.
Freight rail transportation
$23.18B
Energy
$18.89B
Service and other
$6.05B

Berkshire Hathaway Expense Statistics

Berkshire Hathaway Total Expenses

How much does Berkshire Hathaway spend on operations every year?
Total costs and expenses
$243.95B

Berkshire Hathaway Expenses by Segment

Breaking down Berkshire Hathaway's costs and expenses by major operating segment.
Insurance and other
$206.81B
Railroad, utilities and energy
$37.14B

Berkshire Hathaway Insurance and Other Expenses

Here's a breakdown of Berkshire Hathaway's costs and expenses in its insurance and other business segment.
Insurance losses and loss adjustment
$49.96B
Life, annuity and health insurance benefits
$6.01B
Insurance underwriting
$12.57B
Cost of sales and services
$114.14B
Cost of leasing
$4.20B
Selling, general and administrative expense (SG&A)
$18.84B

Berkshire Hathaway Railroad, Utilities and Energy Expenses

Here's a breakdown of Berkshire Hathaway's annual railroad, utilities and energy expenses.
Freight rail transportation
$14.48B
Utilities and energy cost of sales and other
$13.96B
Other
$5.62B
Interest
$3.09B

Berkshire Hathaway Employee Statistics

Berkshire Hathaway Employees

How many employees does Berkshire Hathaway have?
Employees
372,000

Berkshire Hathaway Employees by Segment

Berkshire Hathaway stats breaking down the company's workforce by segment/division.
Insurance
50,500
BNSF Railway
35,000
Berkshire Hathaway Energy
24,000
Manufacturing
187,000
Service
48,500
Retail
26,000
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Berkshire Hathaway 2021 Annual Report
https://www.berkshirehathaway.com/2021ar/202110-k.pdf
Date: Feb 26, 2022
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Berkshire Hathaway
https://www.berkshirehathaway.com/news/jun1998.html
Date: Jun 19, 1998
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NBC News
https://www.nbcnews.com/id/wbna7962826
Date: May 24, 2005
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The Wall Street Journal
https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB977318255230066002
Date: Dec 21, 2000
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