Appendix table 20. Effects of legislation or regulation on innovation activities 2014–2016, share of enterprises with innovation activity

Industry/
Legislation or regulation
Stimulated
innovation
Created no
major problems
Created
uncertainty
Generated
an excessive
burden
Lack
consistency
across the EU
Not
relevant
% % % % % %
All NACE -Total  
Product safety/consumer protection 6.5 36.3 6.7 10.7 2.3 41.1
Operational and worker safety 4.8 41.4 5.3 8.7 0.9 40.3
Environmental 6.8 38.6 5.8 8.0 1.8 41.9
Intellectual property 4.2 41.1 9.2 5.5 0.6 41.3
Tax 0.9 41.8 7.2 5.6 1.3 44.4
Employment and social affairs 1.6 40.4 5.2 5.9 0.9 46.7
Data protection 3.5 41.4 11.1 8.6 1.0 36.7
Other 2.2 39.3 6.6 5.8 2.0 46.0
Manufacturing  
Product safety/consumer protection 9.0 40.6 6.8 11.8 3.7 32.8
Operational and worker safety 5.2 47.8 5.9 9.6 1.4 31.5
Environmental 8.6 43.7 8.2 10.8 2.8 29.5
Intellectual property 4.8 44.8 9.3 5.7 0.5 37.3
Tax 1.0 48.2 5.5 4.9 1.7 39.6
Employment and social affairs 1.2 46.8 4.5 5.1 1.6 41.4
Data protection 2.0 49.2 8.2 5.6 1.1 35.2
Other 2.5 45.6 6.2 5.5 2.0 39.9
Services  
Product safety/consumer protection 4.2 32.4 6.6 9.7 1.0 48.7
Operational and worker safety 4.3 35.5 4.7 7.8 0.5 48.4
Environmental 5.1 33.8 3.5 5.4 0.9 53.2
Intellectual property 3.7 37.7 9.2 5.2 0.6 44.9
Tax 0.9 35.9 8.8 6.2 1.0 48.9
Employment and social affairs 2.0 34.5 5.9 6.6 0.3 51.5
Data protection 4.9 34.3 13.7 11.3 0.9 38.1
Other 1.9 33.5 7.0 6.1 2.0 51.7

Source: Innovation 2016, Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.4.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Innovation [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-4399. 2016, Appendix table 20. Effects of legislation or regulation on innovation activities 2014–2016, share of enterprises with innovation activity . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.6.2019].
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