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Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

Industry Openings Q4/2016 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q4/2016 - Q4/2015 Closures Q3/2016 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q3/2016 - Q3/2015
Total 5 987 1.7 116 5 239 1.5 436
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 969 1.9 -65 778 1.5 99
G Wholesale and retail trade 916 1.6 16 1 038 1.8 127
F Construction 735 1.5 -4 766 1.5 12
S Other service activities 452 1.9 46 383 1.6 -1
L Real estate activities 393 1.5 59 203 0.8 -12
N Administrative and support service activities 383 2.1 -22 306 1.7 -20
J Information and communication 380 2.4 48 225 1.4 18
I Accommodation and food service activities 371 2.7 1 344 2.5 40
C Manufacturing 311 1.2 12 339 1.3 76
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 255 2.5 10 142 1.4 9
Q Human health and social work activities 198 1.8 17 141 1.3 12
H Transportation and storage 188 0.8 0 288 1.3 70
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 134 0.7 10 89 0.5 -29
P Education 130 2.2 1 92 1.5 18
K Financial and insurance activities 115 2.8 3 60 1.5 3
E Water supply 19 1.0 -1 10 0.5 -1
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 13 1.2 -9 9 0.9 2
B Mining and quarrying 10 0.9 3 8 0.7 3
Other industries (O, T, U, X) 15 1.8 -9 18 2.2 10

Source: Business Register: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2016, 4th quarter; enterprise closures, 2016 3rd quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.04.2017

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