Table 19. Prevalence of R&D by industry, 2006–2008, share of enterprises with innovation activity

Industry In-house R&D Continuous in-house R&D Occasional in-house R&D External R&D In-house or external R&D
% % % % %
Mining and quarrying 83,5 41,3 42,2 75,2 83,5
Food products and beverages 82,2 55,1 27,0 49,3 82,2
Textiles 100,0 36,4 63,6 77,1 100,0
Wearing apparel 67,3 44,1 23,2 43,3 67,3
Leather and related products 70,7 58,5 12,2 29,3 70,7
Wood, products of wood, and cork 63,2 30,4 32,7 43,0 69,2
Paper and paper products 76,4 58,6 17,8 57,3 85,9
Printing and reproduction of recorded media 55,1 32,6 22,5 25,5 63,8
Chemicals and chemical products 89,7 79,5 10,3 68,3 92,6
Rubber and plastic products 90,2 49,7 40,5 57,3 90,2
Other non-metallic mineral products 96,7 52,1 44,6 72,6 96,7
Basic metals 100,0 43,9 56,1 90,1 100,0
Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 70,1 24,3 45,8 44,9 73,0
Computer, electronic and optical products 86,6 77,2 9,4 64,5 91,0
Electrical equipment 90,5 81,6 8,9 57,1 90,5
Machinery and equipment n.e.c. 98,8 66,9 31,9 70,1 100,0
Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 100,0 62,3 37,7 52,3 100,0
Other transport equipment 85,7 46,6 39,1 70,3 96,1
Furniture 65,9 27,3 38,5 57,3 65,9
Other manufacturing 92,8 63,5 29,3 58,9 92,8
Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 73,6 18,0 55,5 36,1 73,6
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 66,4 31,5 35,0 65,4 74,6
Water collection, treatment and supply 52,1 10,4 41,7 52,1 62,6
Sewerage, waste treatment 86,0 32,7 53,3 62,5 86,0
Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 56,8 21,5 35,3 33,6 62,2
Transportation and storage 55,3 10,0 45,3 35,0 57,7
Postal and courier activities 62,0 41,2 20,8 41,2 62,0
Publishing activities 69,8 27,1 42,7 46,5 76,5
Telecommunications 100,0 74,1 25,9 93,6 100,0
Computer programming, consultancy and related activities 94,2 59,9 34,3 49,4 94,2
Information service activities 100,0 50,6 49,4 70,4 100,0
Financial service activities 49,6 20,4 29,1 59,0 72,5
Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding 79,8 42,0 37,8 44,3 84,2
Activities auxiliary to financial services and insurance activities 50,1 22,3 27,9 5,6 50,1
Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis 89,4 35,0 54,4 60,7 89,4
All NACE - Total 76,1 39,9 36,3 50,6 79,3
Manufacturing, total 80,8 46,6 34,2 55,4 83,2
Services, 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

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Innovation [e-publication].
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