Official Statistics of Finland

Enterprise openings and closures

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Number of new enterprises grew by 15 per cent in July to September 2018
25 Jan 2019
According to Statistics Finland, the number of enterprise openings grew by 15.3 per cent in the third quarter of 2018 from the respective quarter of the year before. Examined by industry, the number of enterprise openings was highest in professional, scientific and technical activities. In the second quarter of 2018, enterprise closures were most numerous in the industry of trade.

Next release:
25 Apr 2019

Description: These statistics are derived from data in Statistics Finland’s Business Register. They cover those enterprises engaged in business activity that are liable to pay value-added tax or act as employers. Excluded are foundations, housing companies, voluntary associations, public authorities and religious communities. The statistics cover enterprises of the state but not those of municipalities.
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Change: Enterprise closures, 2st quarter 2017
25 Jan 2018
A discontinuity in the source data for this statistic causes a bias in the count of enterprise closures beginning from the second quarter of 2017.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Enterprise openings and closures [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-2346. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.2.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/aly/index_en.html