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Official Statistics of Finland

Enterprise openings and closures

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Number of enterprise openings grew by 1,1 percent in the third quarter of 2021 from one year ago
18 Jan 2022
According to Statistics Finland, the number of enterprise closures was 15.5 per cent higher in April to June 2021 than twelve months earlier. There were 1.1 per cent more enterprise openings in July to September than in the corresponding period of 2020.

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: Revision of legal form (25 July 2019)
25 Oct 2019
The classification of enterprises by legal form has been revised in the statistics on enterprise openings and closures.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Enterprise openings and closures [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-2346. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.5.2024].
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