These statistics have been discontinued.

No new data will be produced from these statistics.

Appendix table 3. Domestic patent applications of enterprises and associations by industry (TOL 2008), 2008 and 2009

Industry 2008 2009
Applications Number of enterprises Applications Number of enterprises
Total 1397 512 1403 532
C Manufacturing, total 852 248 834 267
10-12 Food industry 17 6 21 8
13-15 Textile, clothing, leather and footwear industry 4 2 1 1
16-17 Wood and paper industry 83 21 74 19
19-22 Chemical industry 68 29 65 31
24-25, 28-30 Metal and engineering industry 501 110 510 129
26-27 Electrical and electronics industry 132 48 108 48
Other manufacturing 47 32 55 31
D,E Electricity, gas and water supply 3 2 2 2
F Construction 25 21 25 20
G Wholesale and retail trade 59 42 68 50
J IInformation and communication 90 51 56 38
72 Scientific research and development 99 26 155 22
M Professional, scientific and technical activities (excl. 72) 166 76 156 86
Other industries 103 46 107 47

Source: Patenting 2009. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mervi Niemi (09) 1734 3263, Kari-Pekka Niemi (09) 1734 3399, tiede.teknologia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 11.11.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2009, Appendix table 3. Domestic patent applications of enterprises and associations by industry (TOL 2008), 2008 and 2009 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.3.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2009/pat_2009_2010-11-11_tau_003_en.html