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Latest publication: Enterprise openings and closures 2019, 1st quarter

Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

Industry Openings Q1/2014 Share of stock of enterprises, % Closures Q4/2013 Share of stock of enterprises, %
Total 8 710 2.6 11 304 3.3
G Wholesale and retail trade 1 459 2.6 2 170 3.8
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 1 401 2.9 1 747 3.6
F Construction 1 021 2.1 1 710 3.5
S Other service activities 663 3.0 821 3.8
N Administrative and support service activities 499 2.8 709 4.0
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 471 3.6 318 2.4
J Information and communication 441 3.1 526 3.7
C Manufacturing 414 1.6 739 2.8
I Accommodation and food service activities 410 3.2 536 4.2
L Real estate activities 400 1.7 458 1.9
Q Human health and social work activities 390 4.3 315 3.5
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 381 4.6 305 3.7
H Transportation and storage 241 1.0 529 2.3
P Education 214 4.3 183 3.7
K Financial and insurance activities 160 4.5 162 4.5
E Water supply 26 1.4 33 1.8
B Mining and quarrying 18 1.7 22 2.1
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 15 1.6 14 1.5

Source: Business Register: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2014 1st quarter; enterprise closures, 2013 4th quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.7.2014

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