Table 17. Prevalence of R&D by size category of personnel, 2006–2008, share of enterprises with innovation activity

Industry Size category
of personnel
In-house R&D Continuous in-house R&D Occasional in-house R&D External R&D In-house or external R&D
% % % % %
All NACE - Total 10–49 71,7 30,4 41,2 43,4 74,8
50–249 83,5 54,9 28,6 62,9 87,5
250– 93,9 79,0 14,9 78,8 94,7
Total 76,1 39,9 36,3 50,6 79,3
Manufacturing 10–49 74,9 34,6 40,3 46,0 77,5
50–249 88,9 59,9 28,9 67,4 91,5
250– 98,5 91,8 6,7 86,2 99,0
Total 80,8 46,6 34,2 55,4 83,2
Services 10–49 68,1 25,8 42,2 40,5 71,8
50–249 73,8 45,7 28,0 54,6 80,3
250– 84,8 53,8 31,0 64,4 86,1
Total 70,1 31,2 38,9 44,6 74,3

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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