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Appendex table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by region

Region Openings Q1/2013 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q1/2013 - Q1/2012 Closures Q4/2012 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q4/2012 - Q4/2011
1) WHOLE COUNTRY 9 211 2,7 -735 10 934 3,2 1 632
MAINLAND FINLAND 8 866 2,6 -702 10 579 3,2 1 476
Uusimaa 3 308 3,0 -208 3 909 3,5 765
Pirkanmaa 917 2,9 0 947 3,0 113
Varsinais-Suomi 819 2,5 -109 1 134 3,4 329
North Ostrobothnia 518 2,6 -83 590 3,0 43
Central Finland 407 2,7 5 406 2,7 -56
Pohjois-Savo 300 2,4 -25 367 2,9 42
Päijät-Häme 297 2,5 -20 356 3,0 6
Satakunta 289 2,0 -95 432 3,0 28
Ostrobothnia 286 2,5 -36 295 2,6 11
South Ostrobothnia 270 2,0 -37 357 2,6 55
Kanta-Häme 252 2,4 -15 326 3,1 58
Kymenlaakso 220 2,4 -25 281 3,1 -1
Lapland 218 2,0 -41 257 2,4 -20
South Karelia 193 2,7 6 209 3,0 39
North Karelia 189 2,3 -9 218 2,6 -8
Etelä-Savo 185 2,0 3 265 2,9 53
Central Ostrobothnia 117 2,8 4 118 2,8 9
Kainuu 81 2,1 -17 112 2,9 10
ÅLAND 79 2,9 -1 108 4,0 37
Åland 79 2,9 -1 108 4,0 37
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, 2013 1st quarter; enterprise closures, 2012 4th quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.7.2013

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