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Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures

Industry Openings Q1/2019 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q1/2019 - Q1/2018 Closures Q4/2018 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q4/2018 - Q4/2017 1)
Total 10,363 2.7 -323 6,171 1.6 ..
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 1,833 3.3 -19 951 1.7 ..
G Wholesale and retail trade 1,218 2.1 -205 1,071 1.9 ..
F Construction 1,129 2.2 -103 800 1.5 ..
S Other service activities 850 3.3 -44 450 1.7 ..
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 674 5.6 119 192 1.6 ..
N Administrative and support service activities 639 3.2 -58 370 1.8 ..
J Information and communication 588 3.4 -83 300 1.7 ..
H Transportation and storage 580 2.5 291 428 1.9 ..
C Manufacturing 547 2.0 30 330 1.2 ..
Q Human health and social work activities 488 4.2 -7 217 1.9 ..
I Accommodation and food service activities 421 2.9 -49 300 2.1 .
L Real estate activities 410 1.5 -125 263 0.9 ..
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 385 1.9 -9 226 1.1 ..
P Education 339 4.9 -33 139 2.0 ..
K Financial and insurance activities 115 2.6 -95 93 2.1 ..
E Water supply 26 1.4 8 13 0.7 ..
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 15 1.4 2 5 0.5 ..
B Mining and quarrying 12 1.0 -3 10 0.9 ..
T Activities of households as employers 9 5.5 6 5 3.0 ..
Other industries (O, U, X) 85 14.7 54 8 1.4 ..
1) Due to a methodological change in the source data, the number of enterprise closures and the size of the stock of enterprises have not been published for the last three quarters of 2017.

Source: Enterprise openings 2019, 1st quarter; enterprise closures 2018, 4th quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.07.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Enterprise openings and closures [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-2346. 1st quarter 2019, Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.12.2019].
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