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

Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

Industry Openings Q1/2017 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q1/2017 - Q1/2016 Closures Q4/2016 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q4/2016 - Q4/2015
Total 8 588 2.4 -383 8 737 2.4 -580
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 1 438 2.7 -49 1 341 2.6 -118
G Wholesale and retail trade 1 261 2.2 -132 1 594 2.8 -93
F Construction 1 023 2.0 -82 1 158 2.3 -121
S Other service activities 658 2.8 6 751 3.2 13
J Information and communication 560 3.5 83 370 2.3 -95
N Administrative and support service activities 540 2.9 43 461 2.5 -104
C Manufacturing 474 1.8 14 556 2.1 5
I Accommodation and food service activities 421 3.1 -35 440 3.2 27
L Real estate activities 406 1.5 -124 397 1.5 -4
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 399 3.9 -60 303 2.9 25
Q Human health and social work activities 357 3.3 -44 340 3.1 31
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 339 1.7 -31 263 1.3 -100
P Education 269 4.5 24 184 3.1 3
H Transportation and storage 259 1.2 11 412 1.8 -17
K Financial and insurance activities 114 2.8 -16 99 2.4 -17
E Water supply 18 1.0 9 18 1.0 2
B Mining and quarrying 17 1.6 6 9 0.8 -8
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 13 1.2 -6 15 1.4 -3
Other industries (O, T, U, X) 22 3.1 0 26 3.7 -6

Source: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2017, 1st quarter; enterprise closures, 2016 4th quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.07.2017

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