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Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

Industry Enterprise openings Q3/2020 Enterprise openings, share of stock of enterprises, % Enterprise openings, change Q3/2020 - Q3/2019 Enterprise closures Q2/2019 Enterprise closures, share of stock of enterprises, % Enterprise closures, change Q2/2020 - Q2/2019
Total 9,320 2.3 -706 5,531 1.4 629
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 1,576 2.6 -179 895 1.5 78
G Wholesale and retail trade 1,133 2.0 67 894 1.5 59
F Construction 1,129 2.0 -193 658 1.2 56
S Other service activities 706 2.5 -55 481 1.7 143
N Administrative and support service activities 603 2.7 -118 297 1.3 18
J Information and communication 552 2.9 -33 328 1.7 33
H Transportation and storage 524 2.2 -178 361 1.5 85
C Manufacturing 516 1.8 1 318 1.1 25
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 504 3.6 -65 225 1.6 26
I Accommodation and food service activities 433 2.8 4 301 1.9 18
Q Human health and social work activities 399 3.1 -13 205 1.6 26
L Real estate activities 378 1.3 -21 183 0.6 1
P Education 304 3.8 -26 130 1.6 54
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 296 1.3 0 150 0.7 13
K Financial and insurance activities 118 2.6 17 68 1.5 -4
B Mining and quarrying 17 1.5 9 7 0.6 -3
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 17 1.5 -8 8 0.7 3
E Water supply 16 0.8 -5 18 0.9 5
T Activities of households as employers 3 1.9 0 0 0.0 0
Other industries (O, U, X) 96 18.5 90 4 0.8 -7

Source: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings 2020, 3rd quarter; enterprise closures 2020, 2nd quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.1.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Enterprise openings and closures [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-2346. 3rd quarter 2020, Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.3.2024].
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