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Latest publication: Enterprise openings and closures 2019, 2nd quarter

Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by region 1)

Region Openings Q3/2012 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q3/2012-Q3/2011 Closures Q2/2012 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q2/2012-Q2/2011
WHOLE COUNTRY 6 946 2,1 -209 4 941 1,5 -88
MAINLAND FINLAND 6 665 2,0 -259 4 845 1,5 -74
Uusimaa 2 531 2,3 33 1 819 1,7 64
Pirkanmaa 642 2,1 -73 445 1,5 -2
Varsinais-Suomi 622 1,9 -83 424 1,3 29
North Ostrobothnia 436 2,3 32 301 1,6 -36
Central Finland 312 2,1 22 231 1,6 0
Pohjois-Savo 240 1,9 8 192 1,5 17
Satakunta 215 1,5 -50 173 1,2 -20
Ostrobothnia 209 1,9 21 112 1,0 -5
Päijät-Häme 206 1,7 -31 172 1,5 -66
South Ostrobothnia 206 1,5 -30 152 1,1 5
Lapland 191 1,8 -17 147 1,4 4
Kanta-Häme 171 1,7 -46 141 1,4 -1
Kymenlaakso 162 1,8 -3 144 1,6 -30
Etelä-Savo 145 1,6 -29 100 1,1 -8
South Karelia 136 1,9 11 87 1,2 -4
North Karelia 121 1,5 -5 105 1,3 -16
Kainuu 63 1,7 -3 60 1,6 2
Central Ostrobothnia 57 1,4 -16 40 1,0 -7
ÅLAND 47 1,8 3 16 0,6 -6
Åland 47 1,8 3 16 0,6 -6
1) Figures for the whole country also cover area categories Unknown and Rest of the World

Source: Business Register: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2012 3rd quarter; enterprise closures, 2012 2nd quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2013

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