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Table 5A. Domestic patents granted to enterprises and associations by industry (TOL 2002) in 2001, 2004, 2007 and 2008

Industry Year
2001 2004 2007 2008
Patents Enterprises Patents Enterprises Patents Enterprises Patents Enterprises
Total of industries 886 302 1114 372 559 246 668 268
Total of manufacturing industries 711 192 817 218 396 150 480 148
Manufacture of food products and bewerages 13 6 9 4 3 3 1 1
Manufacture of textiles and clothing 5 3 3 2 3 2 5 3
Manufacture of wood and wood products 24 13 19 11 17 5 24 10
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products 61 26 55 26 33 22 25 19
Manufacture of metals, metal products, machinery 196 87 356 98 223 66 266 62
Manufacture of electrical and optical equipment 403 48 357 65 111 46 147 43
Other manufacturing industries 9 9 18 12 6 6 12 10
Total of other industries 175 110 297 154 163 96 188 120
Electricity, gas and water supply 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 1
Construction 12 11 7 6 3 3 10 8
Wholesale and retail trade 27 16 22 14 24 15 20 13
Transport, storage and communication 37 10 72 14 12 2 11 7
Computer and related activities 8 7 40 31 28 17 24 17
Research and development 26 11 35 12 27 14 33 16
Other business activities 45 38 100 61 51 31 72 45
Other industries 18 16 19 14 17 13 17 13

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 5A. Domestic patents granted to enterprises and associations by industry (TOL 2002) in 2001, 2004, 2007 and 2008 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.1.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2008/pat_2008_2009-12-03_tau_006_en.html