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Appendix table 3. Domestic patent applications of enterprises and associations by industry (TOL 2008), 2009 and 2010

Industry 2009 2010
Applications Number of enterprises Applications Number of enterprises
Total 1403 532 1356 544
C Manufacturing, total 834 267 786 273
10-12 Food industry 21 8 3 3
13-15 Textile, clothing, leather and footwear industry 1 1 3 3
16-17 Wood and paper industry 74 19 74 18
19-22 Chemical industry 65 31 55 26
24-25, 28-30 Metal and engineering industry 510 129 470 128
26-27 Electrical and electronics industry 108 48 128 61
Other manufacturing 55 31 53 34
D,E Electricity, gas and water supply 2 2 6 5
F Construction 25 20 35 24
G Wholesale and retail trade 68 50 53 41
J Information and communication 56 38 56 33
72 Scientific research and development 155 22 132 23
M Professional, scientific and technical activities (excl. 72) 156 86 178 99
Other industries 107 47 110 46

Source: Patenting 2010. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 3.11.2011

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2010, Appendix table 3. Domestic patent applications of enterprises and associations by industry (TOL 2008), 2009 and 2010 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.3.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2010/pat_2010_2011-11-03_tau_003_en.html