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Evert DELOOF-SYS  Identity Verified
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The Internet contains numerous lists of information. Many of these lists present information in the form of rankings of different people, organizations, companies, etc.

This collection is designed to be a clearinghouse for these types of resources. Hopefully, it will allow these useful tools to be located and accessed in a timely and efficient manner.

Many of these lists have been designed to be interactive/searchable and provide greater utility than the printed versions.

Besides being fun to read, these lists can provide valuable information for almost anyone.

You\'ll find links to many of these lists at Price\'s List of Lists at

Here are but a few:

New and Updated Lists from Industry Week

Best-Managed Companies

Includes Interactive Database

Past Lists From 1996

IW 1000

\"World\'s 1,000 largest publicly held manufacturing companies based on revenue.\"

Includes Interactive Database

World-Class Communities

Includes Interactive Database

Best Plants

Includes Interactive Database

World\'s Top 50 Transnational Corporations

The World\'s Top 50 Banks

Top 30 Executive Education Programs In The World (IW/FT)

Top 25 International Accounting Networks

Top 25 Property/Casualty Insurers

Top 10 U.S. Long-Distance Providers

Top U.S. Power Marketers

Largest IT Companies

Largest Waste Management Firms

World\'s Largest Steel Producers

New (8/29/00)

Magazine Circulation Numbers (ABC via Inside.Com)

Biggest Gainers for First Half 2000

Biggest Decliners for First Half 2000

Leaders in:

Personal Finance


Men\'s Lifestyle

Women\'s Service




New (8/2/00)

National Holiday Calendar (U.S. State Dept.)

Canadian Government Holidays ||| Canadian National Days List

United States Federal Holidays

Annual International Days and Weeks (United Nations)

New (7/31/00)

2000 Rich 100 (Richest Canadians) (Canadian Business)

New (7/22/00)

52nd Primetime Emmy Awards/List of Nominees

New (7/8/00)

2000 Forbes International 800

New (7/6/00)

Largest Business Schools (U.S.) by Enrollment (AACSB)

additional related lists from AACSB

New (7/5/00)

2000 American Lawyer 100

Top M&A Advisors/Top IPO Underwriters (2ndQ 2000) (Global Securities)

Top M&A Advisors (1stQ 2000) (Global Securities)

Top IPO Underwriters (1stQ 2000) (Global Securities)

New (6/22/00)

World Health Report 2000

This World Health Organization report contains numerous lists and statistics. Take special note of the Statistical Annex (.pdf)

New (6/21/00)

E-Commerce Lists (Industry Standard)

Dot-com Flop Tracker (Failed Projects/Companies)

Dot-com Layoff Tracker

2000 Silicon Valley Top 100 Salaries (San Jose Mercury News)

Part of the 2000 Silicon Valley Salary Survey package. Surveys 1995-1999 are also available

Other lists include:

Highest paid women ||| Future winners ||| Top salaries ||| Top options ||| Top bonuses ||| Top other cash compensation

New (6/20/00)

1999 Voice and Data 100 (Largest Indian Telecommunication Companies)

Top 10 ||| Remaining 90 ||| Additional Directory of 382 Companies

Census Dates for Countries and Areas of the World: 1946 to 2004

New (6/16/00)

2000 Forbes Richest People (Worldwide Billionaires)

2000 Richest Towns in America (Worth)

New (5/30/00)

2000 Washington Technology Hot 100 (Government Contractors)

2000 Upside Hot 100 (Private Companies)

New (5/25/00)

2000 Profit 100 (Fastest Growing Canadian Technology Companies)

2000 Hot Growth Companies (Business Week)

(U.S.) Audit Bureau of Circulations eCirc

\"...sort and search general circulation figures based upon a variety of criteria including publication name and SRDS or CARD classification ... \"

New (5/12/00)

2000 Herald100 (Boston Herald)

New (5/6/00)

IANA Country Code Top-Level Domains List/Database

From the Internet Assigned Numbering Authority. Includes links to registration organizations.

New (5/4/00)

2000 Red Herring 100 (Top Companies of the Electronic Economy)

2000 Corporate America\'s Most Powerful People (executive compensation) (Forbes)

Internet Users (by Country) (eTForecasts)

Largest Associations, Professonal/Trade Organizations (American Society for Assoc. Execs.)

New (4/25/00)

2000 Washington Post 200

Top Small Business Commerical Bank Lenders (Small Business Administration)

Reports 1994-1999. \"The Office of Advocacy annually analyses call report data collected by the Federal Reserve on the lending activity of about 9,000 individual reporting commercial banks. Banks are ranked based on their small business lending on a state-by-state basis. \"

1999 Top 100 Computer Magazines (Internet Valley Computing) (ranked by \"web influence\" )

New (4/24/00)

2000 America\'s Most Wired Colleges (Yahoo Internet Life)

China\'s Import and Export with The 15 Biggest Trading Partners (Ministry of Foreign Trade)

additional China Foreign Trade Stats

New (4/20/00)

The $1 Billion Brands League Table (Top 60 Brands) (Interbrand)

Top 50 Richest Big-City Neighborhoods (U.S.) (Worth)

New (4/19/00)

Government Contracting Lists

Top 10 Federal Agencies Awarding Contracts (by state)

Top 10 Contractors Awarded Federal Prime Contracts (by state)

Material is via Eagle Eye Publishers. Select state from map on right of page.

New (4/17/00)

Internet Domain Statistics (via Network Solutions)

Top Occupations of First-time Buyers ||| Top Occupations of Repeat Buyers (1/2000)

Top Occupations of Domain Name Registrants (1999, 199icon_cool.gif
U.S. State Statistics ||| U.S. City Statistics ||| U.S. Metropolitan Statistics

Top International Countries and Cities

New (4/14/00)

2000 The Top-Paid Chief Executives (Business Week)

Addtional material from \"Executive Compensation Report\" (Business Week)

New (4/11/00)

Insurance Companies Executive Salary Lists (Insure.Com)

Corporate PAC Registrations

Additional info via FEC Info and other sources

New (4/10/00)

2000 Pulitzer Prize Winners ||| 2000 Peabody Award Winners

2000 Airline Quality Ratings (Aviation Institute @ Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha)

2000 rankings online 2/10/00 Archived material also available to 1996.

2000 Virginia List of Leaders (Virginia Business)

Rankings in numerous categories

Business School (U.S.) Endowments (Business Week)

New (4/8/00)

2000 Benefactor 100 (Worth) (1999, 1998 also available)

PCI 100 (Top 100 Coatings Manufacturers) (Painting & Coatings Industry)

ASI 50 (Top 50 Adhesive Manufacturers) (Adhesives & Sealants Industry)

Metropolitan Statistical Groupings (MSA) (Office of Management and Budget)

List of MSA\'s and other metropolitan statistical groupings

Top Fifteen Taxable Money Funds Based on Asset Size (IBC\'s Money Fund Report)

The 75 Greatest Management Decisions Ever Made (Management Review)

1999 Top 50 Upholstery Manufacturers (udm)

1998 Domestic Partners Benefits Index (National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Alliance)

1999 Supply House 150 (Leaders in PHCP Distribution)


Admired/Respected Companies

2001 Most Admired Companies (Fortune)

1999 World\'s Most Respected Companies (Financial Times)


1999 Top Internet Advertisers (by spending) (Intermedia via Industry Standard)

Various Lists via Advertising Age including:

World\'s Top 50 global ad organizations

Ten-year gross income and volume review

Top 10 agencies by U.S. media billings

Top countries by volume

Top cities by volume

World\'s top 25 agency brands

U.S. agency brands 1 to 600

Total U.S. media billings

Sales promotion agencies

Direct response agencies

Who\'s on top in Europe

Who\'s on top in the Middle East

Who\'s on top in Latin America

Who\'s on top in Asia

Top agencies by country

Top 10 non-U.S. cities by volume

Top 25 U.S. cities by volume

World\'s top 50 advertising organizations

This -and a lot more- should provide enough reading material during the slack season (whenever that may be) icon_smile.gif

Evert Deloof-Sys


Monika Martens
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thanks for the info. Aug 8, 2002

really very useful, it must have taken a lot of time to put this info together, but it is worthy.

Thank you so much, great work!


José Luis Villanueva-Senchuk (X)  Identity Verified
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Thanks of thanks... Aug 8, 2002


Take good care,



Silvia L-C
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LINK not working Sep 8, 2009


I'm sorry but I'm trying the link posted here and it doesn't seem to work.

Do you have the problem?


JoelD  Identity Verified
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Looks like the link to the List of Lists is on a new page.
I did not test it so cannot vouch for the content

[Edited at 2010-01-14 06:19 GMT]


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