FTSE 100 Index Sector Weightings

The table below lists the Sector weightings of the FTSE 100 index. Currently (12/31/2021), the largest sector is the Consumer Staples sector that makes up 17.91% of the index. Financial companies come second with the weighting of 17.82%. The largest individual index constituent is AstraZeneca plc whose weighting is 6.72%, followed by Unilever (5.04%). Five of the largest constituents represent approximately 25% of the whole index.

FTSE 100 Index – Sector Weightings

Sector 12/31/2021 12/31/2020 12/31/2019 12/31/2018 12/31/2017 12/31/2016
Communications 4.31% 4.54% 5.37% 5.82% - -
Consumer Discretionary 6.87% 8.32% 6.72% 6.26% 8.47% 9.29%
Consumer Staples 17.91% 19.67% 15.77% 15.84% 17.29% 16.36%
Energy 9.48% 8.76% 14.39% 17.23% 15.48% 15.62%
Financials 17.82% 18.44% 20.25% 20.46% 21.82% 20.77%
Health Care 11.73% 10.47% 10.98% 9.69% 9.05% 10.64%
Industrials 12.16% 10.39% 10.05% 9.10% 7.12% 7.05%
Information Technology 1.41% 1.29% 1.01% 1.03% 1.85% 0.91%
Materials 13.39% 13.35% 10.83% 10.40% 10.28% 9.31%
Real Estate 1.38% 1.20% 1.20% 0.99% 1.23% 1.22%
Utilities 3.53% 3.58% 3.45% 3.18% 3.10% 4.19%
Telecoms (discont.) - - - - 4.30% 4.64%

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