Official Statistics of Finland

Enterprise openings and closures

Producer: Statistics Finland
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The number of enterprise openings increased by 5.5 per cent when compared with 2016
31 Oct 2018
According to Statistics Finland, the number of enterprise openings in 2017 were most numerous in professional, scientific and technical activities. Regionally enterprise openings were most numerous in Uusimaa. The number of enterprise openings increased by 5.5 per cent from 2016.

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Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 2018.

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: 14.11.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/aly/index_en.html