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Latest publication: Enterprise openings and closures 2018, 4th quarter

Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings by industry

Industry Openings Q2/2018 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q2/2018 - Q2/2017 Closures Q1/2018 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q1/2018 - Q1/2017
Total 8 485 2,3 1 026 4 806 1,3 -1 010
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 1 162 2,2 -30 776 1,5 -51
F Construction 974 1,9 -57 623 1,2 -254
G Wholesale and retail trade 962 1,7 -36 876 1,6 -197
S Other service activities 600 2,5 -76 405 1,7 -59
N Administrative and support service activities 470 2,5 -10 278 1,5 -57
J Information and communication 432 2,6 9 252 1,5 -16
I Accommodation and food service activities 425 3,0 -58 250 1,8 -75
C Manufacturing 413 1,6 24 279 1,1 -32
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 381 3,4 50 185 1,7 -4
L Real estate activities 342 1,2 -22 131 0,5 -110
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 285 1,4 33 127 0,6 -38
Q Human health and social work activities 274 2,5 50 177 1,6 -53
H Transportation and storage 270 1,2 36 217 1,0 -42
P Education 198 3,1 18 102 1,6 -28
K Financial and insurance activities 143 3,4 24 82 1,9 -9
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 16 1,5 6 13 1,2 5
B Mining and quarrying 13 1,1 2 10 0,9 6
E Water supply 13 0,7 -8 12 0,6 -2
T Activities of households as employers 3 2,1 2 3 2,1 1
O Public administration and defence 2 6,9 1 1 3,4 1
X Industry unknown 155 43,9 116 7 2,0 4

Source: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2018, 2nd quarter; enterprise closures, 2018 1st quarter, Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.10.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Enterprise openings and closures [e-publication].
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