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Latest publication: Enterprise openings and closures 2020, 2nd quarter

Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

  Openings Q1/2020 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q1/2020 - Q1/2019 Closures Q4/2019 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q4/2019 - Q4/2018
Total 11,963 3.0 1,068 6,461 1.6 480
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 2,051 3.5 148 987 1.7 74
F Construction 1,499 2.8 311 807 1.5 39
G Wholesale and retail trade 1,318 2.3 1 1,009 1.7 -40
S Other service activities 911 3.3 11 573 2.1 149
N Administrative and support service activities 773 3.6 113 434 2.0 72
J Information and communication 744 4.0 134 305 1.6 10
H Transportation and storage 685 2.8 75 439 1.8 21
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 645 4.7 -67 218 1.6 36
C Manufacturing 596 2.2 17 397 1.4 73
Q Human health and social work activities 580 4.6 54 229 1.8 16
I Accommodation and food service activities 513 3.3 71 329 2.1 47
L Real estate activities 503 1.7 67 281 1.0 16
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 447 2.0 5 210 0.9 -16
P Education 397 5.1 31 129 1.7 -2
K Financial and insurance activities 149 3.4 24 60 1.4 -26
E Water supply 28 1.4 -1 20 1.0 6
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 21 1.9 5 11 1.0 5
B Mining and quarrying 8 0.7 -3 13 1.1 2
T Activities of households as employers 2 1.2 -8 3 1.8 -2
Other industries (O, U, X) 93 23.2 80 7 1.7 0

Source: Enterprise openings 2020, 1st quarter; enterprise closures 2019, 4th quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.07.2020

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