Table 15. Prevalence of process innovations by industry, 2006–2008, share of enterprises

Industry Process innovations New methods of manufacturing or producing products New logistics, delivery or distribution methods New supporting activities for processes
% % % %
Mining and quarrying 12,7 9,9 0,0 9,9
Food products and beverages 47,1 45,2 20,2 17,4
Textiles 32,2 28,5 14,0 14,0
Wearing apparel 20,0 17,9 10,7 6,0
Leather and related products 23,1 7,7 23,1 0,0
Wood, products of wood, and cork 27,6 18,6 10,6 16,6
Paper and paper products 43,2 36,9 11,8 18,4
Printing and reproduction of recorded media 35,3 31,3 5,0 9,0
Chemicals and chemical products 55,5 52,4 13,2 25,2
Rubber and plastic products 49,2 46,4 3,0 25,1
Other non-metallic mineral products 27,1 22,6 11,0 9,8
Basic metals 49,6 47,5 15,9 22,3
Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 44,1 37,9 7,8 21,7
Computer, electronic and optical products 53,3 38,6 21,5 32,5
Electrical equipment 42,8 25,1 11,9 25,2
Machinery and equipment n.e.c. 38,6 30,5 13,5 28,2
Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 33,0 23,7 4,9 19,8
Other transport equipment 41,1 31,0 12,0 29,7
Furniture 36,8 20,8 19,3 20,0
Other manufacturing 48,3 43,3 8,2 19,8
Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 22,7 14,1 4,4 16,2
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 25,6 6,0 4,8 21,8
Water collection, treatment and supply 21,0 7,2 2,8 16,6
Sewerage, waste treatment 45,5 31,0 21,5 24,2
Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 33,7 11,9 13,7 22,8
Transportation and storage 16,7 7,5 11,4 12,0
Postal and courier activities 16,9 9,9 16,9 9,9
Publishing activities 26,8 16,0 14,8 18,0
Telecommunications 50,8 38,1 25,1 34,9
Computer programming, consultancy and related activities 44,0 27,6 11,8 35,5
Information service activities 45,0 35,6 19,5 26,8
Financial service activities 31,8 11,2 12,1 23,2
Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding 28,0 18,3 13,2 18,6
Activities auxiliary to financial services and insurance activities 38,9 11,1 2,8 38,9
Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis 36,4 21,4 10,4 28,9
All NACE - Total 34,4 22,6 11,7 21,2
Manufacturing, total 38,8 30,9 11,0 20,5
Services, total 30,0 14,3 12,4 21,9

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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