Official Statistics of Finland

Enterprise openings and closures

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
The number of enterprise openings decreased in all regions
24 Jul 2015
According to Statistics Finland, the number of enterprise openings decreased by 8.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2015 from the respective quarter of the year before. In the fourth quarter of 2014, the number of enterprise closures was up by 2.9 per cent on the corresponding quarter of the year before. Examined by industry, enterprise openings were most numerous in professional, scientific and technical activities and enterprise closures were most numerous in trade. Examined by region, the number of enterprise openings and closures was highest in Uusimaa.

Next release:
21 Oct 2015

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: The time series of the statistics has been broken
24 Jul 2014
The time series of the statistics has been broken and the enterprise openings for the first quarter of 2014 can only be compared with the number of enterprise openings in 2013 but not with data for preceding periods.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Enterprise openings and closures [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-2346. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.9.2015].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/aly/index_en.html

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