These statistics have been discontinued.

No new data will be produced from these statistics.

3. Domestic patent applications of enterprises and associations by industry in 2001, 2004 and 2007

Industry Year
2001 2004 2007
Applications Nr of enterprises Applications Nr of enterprises Applications Nr of enterprises
Total of industries 1775 610 1583 552 1349 467
Total of manufacturing industries 1137 296 1066 295 840 217
Manufacture of food products and bewerages 23 10 11 9 16 9
Manufacture of textiles and clothing 12 6 12 6 8 3
Manufacture of wood and wood products 52 20 49 18 38 11
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products 102 34 56 35 79 35
Manufacture of metals, metal products, machinery 467 125 541 142 437 91
Manufacture of electrical and optical equipment 419 69 356 61 226 52
Other manufacturing industries 62 32 41 24 36 16
Total of other industries 638 314 517 257 509 250
Electricity, gas and water supply 3 3 0 0 . .
Construction 23 19 42 19 26 20
Wholesale and retail trade 75 54 63 49 51 33
Transport, storage and communication 94 14 37 7 18 9
Computer and related activities 94 59 56 35 63 43
Research and development 118 29 103 26 131 26
Other business activities 176 102 162 87 137 33
Other industries 55 34 54 34 83 33

Source: Patenting 2007. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Markku Virtaharju (09) 1734 3290, tiede.teknologia@stat.fi

Acting Director in charge: Matti Parkkinen


Updated 30.10.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2007, 3. Domestic patent applications of enterprises and associations by industry in 2001, 2004 and 2007 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.3.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2007/pat_2007_2008-10-30_tau_003_en.html