Official Statistics of Finland

Enterprise openings and closures

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
The number of enterprise openings increased nearly 1,000, compared the year before
26 Jul 2018
According to Statistics Finland, there were 10,154 enterprise openings in the first quarter of 2018. Examined by industry, enterprise openings were most numerous in professional, scientific and technical activities. Examined by region, the number of enterprise openings was highest in Uusimaa.

Next release:
25 Oct 2018

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: 22.10.2018].
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