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Latest publication: Enterprise openings and closures 2021, 1st quarter

Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

Industry Openings Q4/2019 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q4/2019–Q4/2018 Closures Q3/2019 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q3/2019–Q3/2018
Total 9,029 2.3 1,174 4,156 1.1 355
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 1,563 2.7 273 567 1.0 26
G Wholesale and retail trade 1,080 1.9 175 732 1.3 55
F Construction 1,049 2.0 113 525 1.0 52
S Other service activities 690 2.5 101 353 1.3 67
H Transportation and storage 651 2.7 48 302 1.3 28
N Administrative and support service activities 616 2.9 61 259 1.2 48
J Information and communication 530 2.9 29 196 1.1 13
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 481 3.6 33 141 1.1 27
C Manufacturing 451 1.6 45 238 0.9 13
L Real estate activities 443 1.5 67 168 0.6 -22
I Accommodation and food service activities 386 2.5 50 263 1.7 45
Q Human health and social work activities 369 3.0 102 115 0.9 -15
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 272 1.3 23 128 0.6 18
P Education 256 3.4 18 82 1.1 6
K Financial and insurance activities 107 2.4 -3 54 1.2 -11
E Water supply 35 1.8 20 9 0.5 -1
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 28 2.6 16 7 0.6 1
B Mining and quarrying 10 0.9 2 6 0.5 1
T Activities of households as employers 0 0.0 0 1 0.6 0
Other industries (O, U, X) 12 3.4 1 10 2.8 4

Source: Enterprise openings 2019, 4th quarter; enterprise closures 2019, 3rd quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.04.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Enterprise openings and closures [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-2346. 4th quarter 2019, Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.9.2021].
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