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Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

Industry Openings Q2/2016 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q2/2016 - Q2/2015 Closures Q1/2016 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q1/2016 - Q1/2015
Total 7 015 2.0 37 5 438 1.5 -258
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 1 146 2.2 88 745 1.5 -127
G Wholesale and retail trade 1 057 1.8 -59 1 028 1.8 -11
F Construction 1 041 2.1 52 832 1.7 -90
S Other service activities 605 2.6 14 389 1.7 -41
N Administrative and support service activities 439 2.4 -8 349 1.9 8
I Accommodation and food service activities 420 3.1 -20 294 2.2 -35
J Information and communication 387 2.5 44 247 1.6 7
C Manufacturing 376 1.4 5 339 1.3 -31
L Real estate activities 327 1.2 -59 265 1.0 67
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 282 2.9 11 164 1.7 1
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 229 1.2 10 133 0.7 6
Q Human health and social work activities 202 1.9 -14 166 1.5 -26
H Transportation and storage 197 0.9 -22 273 1.2 -2
P Education 149 2.5 23 122 2.1 24
K Financial and insurance activities 91 2.3 -15 50 1.3 -20
B Mining and quarrying 20 1.9 8 11 1.0 2
E Water supply 17 0.9 2 14 0.8 5
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 10 1.0 -21 4 0.4 -1
Other industries (O, T, U, X, Z) 20 3.6 -2 13 2.4 6

Source: Business Register: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2016, 2nd quarter; enterprise closures, 2016 1st quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.10.2016

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