Official Statistics of Finland

Enterprise openings and closures

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Number of enterprise openings grew by 10 per cent in the first quarter of 2020
23 Jul 2020
According to Statistics Finland, the number of enterprise openings rose by 10 per cent in the first quarter of 2020 from the respective quarter of 2019. In the fourth quarter of 2019, the number of enterprise closures was eight per cent higher than in the corresponding quarter of the year before.

Next release:
22 Oct 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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Keywords: industries, corporations.
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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: 20.10.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/aly/index_en.html