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

Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by region

1) Region Openings Q1/2015 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q1/2015 - Q1/2014 Closures Q4/2014 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q4/2014 - Q4/2013
WHOLE COUNTRY 8 595 2.5 -775 11 951 3.5 332
MAINLAND FINLAND 8 526 2.5 -770 11 843 3.5 329
Uusimaa 3 113 2.8 -241 4 259 3.9 642
Varsinais-Suomi 788 2.5 -65 1 028 3.2 -166
Pirkanmaa 786 2.6 -23 1 107 3.6 -31
North Ostrobothnia 509 2.6 -35 636 3.3 -57
Central Finland 361 2.5 -45 527 3.6 -11
Satakunta 330 2.4 -14 464 3.4 22
Pohjois-Savo 293 2.4 -14 396 3.2 -27
Ostrobothnia 282 2.5 -3 338 3.0 -58
South Ostrobothnia 253 1.9 -55 349 2.6 -40
Kanta-Häme 243 2.4 -25 360 3.6 14
Päijät-Häme 233 2.1 -51 375 3.4 -14
Kymenlaakso 203 2.3 -23 278 3.2 20
Lapland 196 1.8 -48 347 3.2 -15
North Karelia 193 2.4 -25 271 3.3 41
Etelä-Savo 171 1.9 -34 281 3.2 16
South Karelia 144 2.1 -20 223 3.3 -35
Central Ostrobothnia 77 1.9 -14 123 3.0 -19
Kainuu 74 2.0 -12 131 3.6 12
ÅLAND 69 2.5 -5 108 4.0 3
Åland 69 2.5 -5 108 4.0 3
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, 2015 1st quarter; enterprise closures, 2014 4th quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.07.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Enterprise openings and closures [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-2346. 1st quarter 2015, Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by region . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.8.2019].
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