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3. Patent applications filed by enterprises and associations in Finland by industry in 2000, 2003 and 2006

Industry Year
2000 2003 2006
Enterprises Applications Enterprises Applications Enterprises Applications
Total of industries 563 1898 527 1526 526 1393
Total of manufaturing industries 301 1343 272 1032 255 915
Manufacture of food products and bewerages 14 28 8 14 9 20
Manufacture of textiles and clothing 4 5 2 2 2 6
Manufacture of wood and wood products 18 46 21 57 18 49
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products 36 126 36 92 34 59
Manufacture of metals, metal products, machinery and equipment 129 526 117 475 105 458
Manufacture of electrical and optical equipment 71 561 61 355 63 287
Other manufacturing industries 29 51 27 37 24 36
Total of other industries 262 555 255 494 271 478
Electricity, gas and water supply 1 1 0 0 2 4
Construction 17 19 7 10 24 36
Whole and retail trade 49 81 48 66 53 68
Transprot, storage and communication 10 100 18 65 8 17
Computer and related activities 40 64 39 60 33 43
Research and development 25 99 23 115 32 119
Other business services 87 146 83 131 94 154
Other industries 33 45 37 47 25 37

Source: Patenting 2006. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Markku Virtaharju (09) 1734 3290

Director in charge: Kaija Hovi


Updated 25.10.2007

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2006, 3. Patent applications filed by enterprises and associations in Finland by industry in 2000, 2003 and 2006 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2006/pat_2006_2007-10-25_tau_003_en.html