Foreign affiliates in Finland

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Statistics on foreign affiliates in Finland describe the activities of foreign affiliates located in Finland. The data can be used to assess the global networking of enterprises, which is part of the globalisation process. The data are collected from different sources and published once a year.


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Foreign affiliates by industry 2021

Employees (FTE)Turnover (million euro)Number of affiliates
C Manufacturing (10-33)76,61636,253616
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (35)8532,78232
F Construction (41-43)14,4366,441181
G Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (45-47)47,57933,5901,232
H Transportation and storage (49-53)10,6274,010167
J Information and communication (58-63)30,45311,747447
L Real estate activities (68)3,7651,538588
M Professional, scientific and technical activities (69-75)21,8424,230403
N Administrative and support service activities (77-82)27,4583,781231
Q Human health and social work activities (86-88)30,3932,807239
Other industries14,1175,332358

Foreign affiliates in Finland by industry 2021


Foreign affiliates in Finland, most significant coutries measured by turnover 2021

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Referencing instructions

Referencing instructions

The statistical data released before 5.4.2022 can be found on the archive pages of the statistics.

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