These statistics have been discontinued.

No new data will be produced from these statistics.

5. Domestic patents granted to enterprises and associations by industry in 2001-2007

Industry Year
2001 2004 2007
Patents Enterprises Patents Enterprises Patents Enterprises
Total of industries 886 302 1114 372 559 246
Total of manufacturing industries 711 192 817 218 396 150
Manufacture of food products and bewerages 13 6 9 4 3 3
Manufacture of textiles and clothing 5 3 3 2 3 2
Manufacture of wood and wood products 24 13 19 11 17 5
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products 61 26 55 26 33 22
Manufacture of metals, metal products, machinery 196 87 356 98 223 66
Manufacture of electrical and optical equipment 403 48 357 65 111 46
Other manufacturing industries 9 9 18 12 6 6
Total of other industries 175 110 297 154 163 96
Electricity, gas and water supply 2 1 2 2 1 1
Construction 12 11 7 6 3 3
Wholesale and retail trade 27 16 22 14 24 15
Transport, storage and communication 37 10 72 14 12 2
Computer and related activities 8 7 40 31 28 17
Research and development 26 11 35 12 27 14
Other business activities 45 38 100 61 51 31
Other industries 18 16 19 14 17 13

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, 5. Domestic patents granted to enterprises and associations by industry in 2001-2007 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2007/pat_2007_2008-10-30_tau_005_en.html