A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

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

Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings by industry

Industry Openings Q4/2017 Change Q4/2017 - Q4/2016
Total 6 429 363
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 1 090 108
G Wholesale and retail trade 907 -25
F Construction 773 28
S Other service activities 483 29
J Information and communication 451 69
N Administrative and support service activities 405 16
I Accommodation and food service activities 364 -13
L Real estate activities 341 -62
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 333 75
C Manufacturing 329 17
Q Human health and social work activities 205 4
H Transportation and storage 189 1
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 177 40
P Education 169 38
K Financial and insurance activities 137 18
E Water supply 17 -2
B Mining and quarrying 8 -2
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 8 -6
Other industries (O, T, U, X, Z) 43 30

Source: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2017, 4th quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.04.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Enterprise openings and closures [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-2346. 4th quarter 2017, Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings by industry . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.8.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/aly/2017/04/aly_2017_04_2018-04-26_tau_001_en.html