Table 2. Prevalence of innovation activity by industry, 2006–2008, share of enterprises

Industry Product innovations (goods and services) Process innovations Product or process innovations Innovation projects Innovation activity All elements
% % % % % %
Mining and quarrying 8,3 12,7 15,4 5,6 16,8 2,8
Food products and beverages 49,4 47,1 57,1 26,5 57,1 23,5
Textiles 35,1 32,2 48,8 28,1 50,8 4,1
Wearing apparel 54,8 20,0 57,0 17,5 57,0 8,5
Leather and related products 29,7 23,1 45,1 13,2 45,1 7,7
Wood, products of wood, and cork 22,5 27,6 35,4 16,2 40,5 6,9
Paper and paper products 37,1 43,2 53,1 27,5 56,8 19,0
Printing and reproduction of recorded media 22,3 35,3 37,7 15,8 40,1 6,9
Chemicals and chemical products 53,4 55,5 73,8 66,1 83,6 28,4
Rubber and plastic products 46,7 49,2 60,1 49,0 68,0 28,9
Other non-metallic mineral products 26,0 27,1 31,9 19,1 33,7 12,4
Basic metals 24,1 49,6 51,8 41,9 57,5 21,9
Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 22,3 44,1 49,0 22,1 52,0 8,9
Computer, electronic and optical products 60,4 53,3 68,7 57,3 73,6 39,7
Electrical equipment 40,5 42,8 53,6 41,2 56,3 27,1
Machinery and equipment n.e.c. 48,7 38,6 57,6 49,8 63,6 25,6
Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 42,2 33,0 51,1 29,7 53,0 18,5
Other transport equipment 35,7 41,1 47,0 45,4 58,3 22,1
Furniture 36,8 36,8 49,5 21,6 54,1 10,8
Other manufacturing 56,8 48,3 61,7 45,2 68,4 31,8
Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 16,4 22,7 29,2 15,8 32,0 5,6
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 7,0 25,6 29,8 22,2 39,9 2,0
Water collection, treatment and supply 8,3 21,0 23,8 16,6 26,6 5,5
Sewerage, waste treatment 31,6 45,5 53,8 19,8 53,8 9,8
Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 33,4 33,7 43,7 17,1 45,1 10,7
Transportation and storage 8,6 16,7 17,9 9,4 20,2 4,0
Postal and courier activities 6,2 16,9 16,9 16,9 21,3 6,2
Publishing activities 29,5 26,8 39,1 20,7 43,5 8,3
Telecommunications 58,8 50,8 58,8 58,8 65,9 45,8
Computer programming, consultancy and related activities 58,0 44,0 66,8 45,1 73,2 22,0
Information service activities 47,7 45,0 54,4 34,2 54,4 24,8
Financial service activities 28,5 31,8 40,1 19,8 42,0 10,7
Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding 31,1 28,0 36,0 31,7 41,3 13,5
Activities auxiliary to financial services and insurance activities 33,4 38,9 50,0 19,4 50,0 11,1
Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis 28,1 36,4 41,9 28,1 47,7 18,5
All NACE - Total 30,5 34,4 43,3 25,0 46,8 13,5
Manufacturing, total 33,2 38,8 48,5 29,5 52,5 15,6
Services, total 27,8 30,0 38,0 20,5 41,0 11,5

Source: Innovation 2008, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mervi Niemi (09) 1734 3263, tiede.teknologia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 10.6.2010

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