Official Statistics of Finland

Enterprise openings and closures

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Fewer enterprise openings and more enterprise closures than twelve months earlier
21 Jan 2021
According to Statistics Finland, the number of enterprise openings fell by seven per cent in July to September 2020 compared with the respective quarter in 2019. In April to June 2020, the number of enterprise closures was 13 per cent higher than twelve months earlier.

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: Revision of legal form (25 July 2019)
25 Oct 2019
The classification of enterprises by legal form has been revised in the statistics on enterprise openings and closures.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Enterprise openings and closures [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-2346. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.4.2021].
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