A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Enterprise openings and closures 2019, 2nd quarter

Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

Industry Openings Q4/2015 Share of stock of enterprises, % Closures Q3/2015 Share of stock of enterprises, %
Total 5 817 1.7 5 006 1.4
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 1 027 2.0 709 1.4
G Wholesale and retail trade 890 1.6 955 1.7
F Construction 733 1.5 774 1.6
S Other service activities 408 1.8 413 1.8
N Administrative and support service activities 402 2.2 335 1.8
I Accommodation and food service activities 365 2.8 324 2.5
L Real estate activities 329 1.3 216 0.9
J Information and communication 327 2.2 216 1.4
C Manufacturing 295 1.1 273 1.1
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 241 2.5 143 1.5
H Transportation and storage 186 0.8 223 1.0
Q Human health and social work activities 177 1.7 133 1.3
P Education 128 2.2 76 1.3
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 126 0.7 121 0.6
K Financial and insurance activities 112 2.9 62 1.6
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 21 2.1 7 0.7
E Water supply 21 1.2 12 0.7
B Mining and quarrying 7 0.7 5 0.5
Other industries (O, T, U, X, Z) 22 4.1 9 1.7

Source: Business Register: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2015, 4th quarter; enterprise closures, 2015 3rd quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 13.5.2016

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