Official Statistics of Finland

Enterprise openings and closures

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Number of enterprise openings decreased in January to March 2019
25 Jul 2019
According to Statistics Finland, the number of enterprise openings decreased by three per cent in the first quarter of 2019 from the respective quarter of the year before. The number of enterprise openings decreased most in the industry of trade and increased most in the industry of transport and storage from one year ago.

Next release:
25 Oct 2019

Description: These statistics are derived from data in Statistics Finland’s Business Register. They cover those enterprises engaged in business activity that are liable to pay value-added tax or act as employers. Excluded are foundations, housing companies, voluntary associations, public authorities and religious communities. The statistics cover enterprises of the state but not those of municipalities.
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Change: Enterprise closures, 2st quarter 2017
25 Jan 2018
A discontinuity in the source data for this statistic causes a bias in the count of enterprise closures beginning from the second quarter of 2017.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Enterprise openings and closures [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-2346. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/aly/index_en.html