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Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

Industry Openings Q3/2015 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q3/2015 - Q3/2014 Closures Q2/2015 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q2/2015 - Q2/2014
Total 6 254 1.9 -62 5 897 1.8 -887
G Wholesale and retail trade 1 024 1.9 57 1 122 2.0 -177
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 977 2.0 -33 889 1.8 -148
F Construction 847 1.8 -44 827 1.7 -219
S Other service activities 460 2.1 -38 485 2.2 -11
N Administrative and support service activities 404 2.3 26 380 2.2 -62
J Information and communication 372 2.6 9 291 2.0 -50
I Accommodation and food service activities 328 2.6 15 309 2.4 -29
L Real estate activities 326 1.3 33 229 0.9 -26
C Manufacturing 321 1.3 10 346 1.4 -53
Q Human health and social work activities 268 2.8 26 208 2.2 38
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 252 2.8 -16 180 2.0 -24
H Transportation and storage 202 0.9 -36 282 1.3 -51
P Education 159 3.0 -28 100 1.9 -30
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 149 1.1 -36 135 1.0 -22
K Financial and insurance activities 100 2.8 -13 74 2.0 -15
E Water supply 24 1.3 9 19 1.1 -1
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 11 1.1 -8 7 0.7 -3
B Mining and quarrying 9 0.9 5 5 0.5 -7
Other industries (O, T, U, X, Z) 21 0.4 0 9 2.7 3

Source: Business Register: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2015, 3rd quarter; enterprise closures, 2015 2nd quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.1.2016

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