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Latest publication: Enterprise openings and closures 2018, 4th 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 7,309 2.0 138 6,028 1.7 723
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 1,166 2.2 -6 868 1.7 131
G Wholesale and retail trade 1,017 2.0 -49 895 1.8 79
F Construction 980 1.7 -112 1,108 1.9 91
S Other service activities 662 2.8 52 500 2.1 138
J Information and communication 475 2.5 30 338 1.8 -3
N Administrative and support service activities 474 3.5 52 340 2.5 53
C Manufacturing 417 2.6 18 286 1.8 48
I Accommodation and food service activities 380 1.5 -6 314 1.2 -18
L Real estate activities 360 1.3 21 245 0.9 -17
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 323 3.1 41 200 1.9 44
Q Human health and social work activities 239 1.2 1 167 0.8 41
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 234 1.1 35 266 1.2 -7
P Education 217 2.0 9 242 2.2 83
H Transportation and storage 178 2.9 25 136 2.2 23
K Financial and insurance activities 116 2.8 23 89 2.2 46
E Water supply 18 1.0 2 14 0.8 0
B Mining and quarrying 11 1.0 -8 4 0.4 -7
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 9 0.9 -1 8 0.8 4
Other industries (O, T, U, X) 33 5.3 11 8 1.3 -6

Source: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2017, 2nd quarter; enterprise closures, 2017 1st quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.10.2017

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