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Appendex table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by region

Region Openings Q4/2012 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q4/2012 - Q4/2011 Closures Q3/2012 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q3/2012 - Q3/2011
1) WHOLE COUNTRY 6 481 1,9 -207 4 864 1,4 120
MAINLAND FINLAND 6 209 1,9 -267 4 706 1,4 93
Uusimaa 2 436 2,2 -57 1 698 1,5 -57
Pirkanmaa 588 1,9 -38 425 1,4 12
Varsinais-Suomi 564 1,7 -98 460 1,4 44
North Ostrobothnia 436 2,2 41 269 1,4 -8
Central Finland 268 1,8 -17 211 1,4 44
Satakunta 210 1,5 -10 192 1,4 0
South Ostrobothnia 209 1,5 8 157 1,2 33
Lapland 197 1,8 5 137 1,3 9
Pohjois-Savo 196 1,6 9 166 1,3 -27
Päijät-Häme 180 1,5 -33 165 1,4 -25
Kanta-Häme 168 1,6 -6 146 1,4 17
Kymenlaakso 161 1,8 -13 125 1,4 -7
Ostrobothnia 149 1,3 -42 129 1,1 43
Etelä-Savo 114 1,2 -35 134 1,5 19
North Karelia 106 1,3 -8 106 1,3 -3
South Karelia 102 1,5 -5 103 1,5 20
Kainuu 67 1,8 30 40 1,1 -18
Central Ostrobothnia 58 1,4 2 43 1,0 -3
ÅLAND 52 1,9 7 32 1,2 13
Åland 52 1,9 7 32 1,2 13
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 4th quarter; enterprise closures, 2012 3rd quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.4.2013

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