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Latest publication: Enterprise openings and closures 2018, 4th quarter

Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

Industry Openings Q4/2014 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q4/2014 - Q4/2013 Closures Q3/2014 Share of stock of enterprises, % Change Q3/2014 - Q3/2013
Total 5 680 1.7 -523 6 000 1.8 855
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 962 2.0 -19 916 1.9 278
G Wholesale and retail trade 922 1.7 -136 1 121 2.0 137
F Construction 635 1.3 -131 986 2.0 174
S Other service activities 404 1.8 -44 495 2.3 36
J Information and communication 373 2.6 -6 290 2.0 75
N Administrative and support service activities 324 1.8 -92 375 2.1 52
C Manufacturing 302 1.2 -11 348 1.4 23
I Accommodation and food service activities 294 2.3 -46 349 2.8 44
L Real estate activities 275 1.1 -56 186 0.8 -2
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 248 2.9 6 159 1.9 8
H Transportation and storage 212 0.9 -17 296 1.3 31
Q Human health and social work activities 191 2.0 13 144 1.5 1
P Education 136 2.6 -2 98 1.9 19
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 133 1.0 -25 130 1.0 -28
K Financial and insurance activities 110 3.0 6 68 1.9 6
E Water supply 22 1.2 4 10 0.6 -5
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 15 1.6 -7 10 1.1 6
B Mining and quarrying 7 0.7 -3 11 1.1 4
Other industries (O, T, U, X, Z) 115 21.0 43 8 1.5 -4

Source: Business Register: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2014 4th quarter; enterprise closures, 2014 3rd quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.04.2015

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