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Table 3A. Domestic patent applications of enterprises and associations by industry (TOL 2002) in 2001, 2004, 2007 and 2008

Industry Year
2001 2004 2007 2008
Applications Nr of enterprises Applications Nr of enterprises Applications Nr of enterprises Applications Nr of enterprises
Total of industries 1775 610 1583 552 1349 467 1397 512
Total of manufacturing industries 1137 296 1066 295 840 217 854 250
Manufacture of food products and bewerages 23 10 11 9 16 9 17 6
Manufacture of textiles and clothing 12 6 12 6 8 3 4 2
Manufacture of wood and wood products 52 20 49 18 38 11 83 21
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products 102 34 56 35 79 35 70 31
Manufacture of metals, metal products, machinery 467 125 541 142 437 91 505 116
Manufacture of electrical and optical equipment 419 69 356 61 226 52 141 51
Other manufacturing industries 62 32 41 24 36 16 34 23
Total of other industries 638 314 517 257 509 250 543 262
Electricity, gas and water supply 3 3 0 0 . . 2 1
Construction 23 19 42 19 26 20 25 21
Wholesale and retail trade 75 54 63 49 51 33 50 34
Transport, storage and communication 94 14 37 7 18 9 25 11
Computer and related activities 94 59 56 35 63 43 73 43
Research and development 118 29 103 26 131 26 99 26
Other business activities 176 102 162 87 137 33 175 82
Other industries 55 34 54 34 83 33 94 44

Source: Patenting 2008. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Ari Leppälahti (09) 1734 3237, tiede.teknologia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 3.12.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2008, Table 3A. Domestic patent applications of enterprises and associations by industry (TOL 2002) in 2001, 2004, 2007 and 2008 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.3.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2008/pat_2008_2009-12-03_tau_003_en.html