Enterprise openings and closures

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The statistics on enterprise openings and closures describe enterprises liable to pay value added tax or acting as employers by industry, region and legal form. The data are obtained from the Tax Administration and partly with an inquiry and published quarterly and annually.


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According to Statistics Finland, 13,470 new enterprises were registered during the first quarter of 2022. Compared to the corresponding period of the year before, the number of registrations went down by 5.1 per cent. Of the registered enterprises 5,489 were limited companies and 7,850 were natural persons.

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release | Enterprise openings and closures 2022, 1st quarter, registered new enterprises

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Registered new enterprises

 In the bar chart new registered enterprises, new registered enterprises are presented by quarter broken down by legal form. Most of the enterprises registered during the quarter are limited companies and natural persons.

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