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

Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

Industry Openings Q3/2014 Share of stock of enterprises, % Closures Q2/2014 Share of stock of enterprises, %
Total 6 166 1.8 6 997 2.1
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 968 2.0 1 097 2.2
G Wholesale and retail trade 919 1.6 1 321 2.4
F Construction 846 1.7 1 075 2.2
S Other service activities 458 2.1 525 2.4
N Administrative and support service activities 365 2.1 452 2.6
J Information and communication 356 2.5 361 2.5
I Accommodation and food service activities 308 2.4 348 2.7
C Manufacturing 303 1.2 408 1.6
L Real estate activities 284 1.2 250 1.0
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 258 3.1 209 2.5
H Transportation and storage 235 1.0 338 1.5
Q Human health and social work activities 231 2.5 169 1.8
P Education 180 3.5 143 2.8
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 177 1.3 157 1.2
K Financial and insurance activities 112 3.1 95 2.6
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 21 2.2 10 1.1
E Water supply 14 0.8 21 1.2
B Mining and quarrying 4 0.4 12 1.2
Other industries (O, T, U, X, Z) 127 32.3 6 1.5

Source: Business Register: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2014 3rd quarter; enterprise closures, 2014 2nd quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.01.2015

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