Official Statistics of Finland

Enterprise openings and closures

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
The number of enterprise openings increased by one per cent and the number of enterprise closures decreased by three per cent when compared with 2015
31 Oct 2017
According to Statistics Finland, the number of enterprise openings in 2016 were most numerous in professional, scientific and technical activities and the number of enterprise closures were most numerous in trade. Regionally enterprise openings and closures were most numerous in Uusimaa. The number of enterprise openings increased by 0.8 per cent from 2015. The number of enterprise closures decreased by 0.7 per cent from 2017.

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Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 2017.

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: The time series of the statistics has been broken
24 Jul 2014
The time series of the statistics has been broken and the enterprise openings for the first quarter of 2014 can only be compared with the number of enterprise openings in 2013 but not with data for preceding periods.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Enterprise openings and closures [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-2346. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.11.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/aly/index_en.html

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