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

Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

Industry Openings Q3/2016 Share of stock of enterprises, % Closures Q2/2016 Share of stock of enterprises, %
Total 6 211 1.7 5 722 1.6
G Wholesale and retail trade 1 031 1.8 1 084 1.9
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 949 1.8 808 1.6
F Construction 824 1.7 846 1.7
S Other service activities 513 2.2 442 1.9
J Information and communication 398 2.6 285 1.8
I Accommodation and food service activities 344 2.5 307 2.3
N Administrative and support service activities 340 1.8 403 2.2
C Manufacturing 329 1.3 346 1.3
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 297 3.0 189 1.9
L Real estate activities 279 1.0 206 0.8
Q Human health and social work activities 220 2.0 196 1.8
H Transportation and storage 213 0.9 264 1.2
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 163 0.8 120 0.6
P Education 148 2.5 108 1.8
K Financial and insurance activities 118 3.0 74 1.9
E Water supply 16 0.9 13 0.7
B Mining and quarrying 9 0.8 11 1.0
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 7 0.7 8 0.8
Other industries (O, T, U, X) 13 1.6 12 1.5

Source: Business Register: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2016, 3rd quarter; enterprise closures, 2016 2nd quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.01.2017

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