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Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

Industry Openings Q3/2018 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q3/2018 - Q3/2017 Closures Q2/2018 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q2/2018 - Q2/2017 1)
Total 7,965 2.1 1,059 5,708 1.5 ..
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 1,252 2.3 40 968 1.8 ..
F Construction 1,017 2.0 15 733 1.4 ..
G Wholesale and retail trade 924 1.6 29 1,011 1.8 ..
S Other service activities 670 2.7 83 409 1.7 ..
H Transportation and storage 612 2.8 371 274 1.2 ..
J Information and communication 501 3.0 62 364 2.2 ..
N Administrative and support service activities 488 2.5 84 313 1.6 ..
C Manufacturing 434 1.6 50 305 1.2 ..
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 425 3.8 91 203 1.8 .
I Accommodation and food service activities 337 2.4 13 294 2.1 ..
L Real estate activities 309 1.1 -10 192 0.7 ..
Q Human health and social work activities 287 2.6 71 203 1.8 ..
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 273 1.4 91 164 0.8 ..
P Education 218 3.3 35 130 2.0 ..
K Financial and insurance activities 103 2.4 -9 87 2.0 ..
E Water supply 24 1.3 1 17 0.9 ..
B Mining and quarrying 6 0.5 -2 7 0.6 ..
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 3 0.3 -3 18 1.7 ..
T Activities of households as employers 2 1.4 -1 2 1.4 ..
Other industries (O, U, X) 80 14.6 48 14 2.6 ..
1) Due to a methodological change in the source data, the number of enterprise closures and the size of the stock of enterprises have not been published for the last three quarters of 2017.

Source: Enterprise openings 2018, 3rd quarter; enterprise closures 2018, 2nd quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.01.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Enterprise openings and closures [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-2346. 3rd quarter 2018, Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.10.2019].
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