Appendix table 21. Effects of legislation and regulations on innovation activities by industry 2014-2016, share of enterprises with innovation activity

Industry Number of enterprises Legislation to some extent stimulated innovation activity Legislation to some extent created uncertainty Legislation to some extent generated an excessive burden Legislation to some extent lacked consistency across the EU Legislation created no major problems Legislation was not relevant here
% % % % % %
05-09 Mining and quarrying 35 11.3 39.0 8.5 5.7 22.0 36.2
10-12 Food products and beverages 276 22.7 23.5 32.3 13.5 22.4 10.0
13 Textiles 19 0.0 10.7 5.3 5.3 31.2 58.1
14 Wearing apparel 23 3.2 36.2 47.7 0.0 9.7 31.9
15 Leather and related products 9 21.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 52.2 0.0
16 Wood, products of wood, and cork 148 17.9 34.8 35.9 7.9 18.5 23.7
17 Paper and paper products 62 17.0 33.9 25.6 17.1 23.8 21.9
18 Printing and reproduction of recorded media 68 9.9 15.6 31.5 0.0 4.3 56.3
19-21 Chemicals and chemical products 97 25.1 33.7 30.2 11.7 23.4 7.5
22 Rubber and plastic products 141 16.4 22.6 21.1 6.6 33.4 21.8
23 Other non-metallic mineral products 99 10.9 31.4 16.4 2.0 20.0 44.4
24 Basic metals 34 11.9 31.1 46.7 11.1 11.1 25.2
25 Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 451 15.0 25.4 12.5 4.5 28.9 28.5
26 Computer, electronic and optical products 129 25.2 34.3 34.8 6.8 27.6 8.0
27 Electrical equipment 130 19.4 28.4 24.0 6.7 33.3 10.4
28 Machinery and equipment n.e.c. 352 19.4 28.6 25.5 4.0 35.5 8.7
29 Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 61 8.7 27.1 20.3 1.6 29.1 23.2
30 Other transport equipment 45 15.5 38.4 25.9 6.7 22.4 16.9
31 Furniture 96 7.6 44.0 17.7 0.0 32.9 19.8
32 Other manufacturing 62 9.9 24.9 35.8 12.5 30.3 22.4
33 Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 85 10.0 13.7 33.4 7.6 35.6 20.9
35 Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 110 25.3 27.3 24.2 4.4 28.6 13.1
36 Water collection, treatment and supply 14 23.9 23.9 49.2 0.0 25.4 25.4
37-39 Sewerage, waste treatment 85 24.7 56.7 55.6 24.6 18.9 0.0
46 Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 857 14.0 20.4 21.8 6.3 29.7 26.5
49-52 Transportation and storage 508 9.0 30.7 28.1 7.2 22.1 34.2
53 Postal and courier activities 17 0.0 69.8 8.1 0.0 8.1 22.1
58 Publishing activities 79 13.2 49.2 26.3 1.9 20.1 17.3
59 Programme production, sound recording and music publishing activities 36 10.6 44.2 0.0 10.6 34.6 10.6
60 Programming and broadcasting activities .. 0.0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
61 Telecommunications 48 16.3 18.4 47.6 2.1 14.1 19.9
62 Computer programming, consultancy and related activities 518 23.6 36.1 33.0 4.4 25.0 12.9
63 Information service activities 41 19.2 24.4 16.7 0.0 33.5 28.2
64 Financial service activities 144 17.1 31.8 37.5 0.0 8.8 34.4
65 Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding 35 36.0 15.3 43.6 0.0 12.7 15.3
66 Activities auxiliary to financial services and insurance activities 65 1.5 66.2 52.3 23.1 0.0 29.2
71 Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis 358 19.0 33.3 13.5 2.6 20.4 32.5
72 Scientific research and development 48 10.3 45.9 27.3 13.9 20.1 22.2
73 Advertising and market research 116 15.0 18.3 15.0 5.0 22.5 34.1
All NACE - Total 5499 16.4 29.5 25.7 6.2 25.2 22.9
05-39 Manufacturing, total 2628 17.3 28.9 25.8 7.0 27.2 19.3
46, 49-53, 58-66, 71-73 Services, total 2871 15.6 30.0 25.6 5.5 23.4 26.1

Source: Innovation 2016, Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.4.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Innovation [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-4399. 2016, Appendix table 21. Effects of legislation and regulations on innovation activities by industry 2014-2016, share of enterprises with innovation activity . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.7.2019].
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