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5. Patents granted to enterprises and associations by industry in 2000-2006

Industry Year
Enterprises Grants Enterprises Grants Enterprises Grants Enterprises Grants
Total of industries 262 879 332 868 372 1114 261 649
Total of manufaturing industries 177 725 219 674 218 817 160 478
Manufacture of food products and bewerages 6 12 10 11 4 9 5 5
Manufacture of textiles and clothing 4 4 2 2 2 3 2 3
Manufacture of wood and wood products 12 25 11 20 11 19 8 16
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products 23 54 25 57 26 55 20 33
Manufacture of metals, metal products, machinery and equipment 81 269 107 240 98 356 69 264
Manufacture of electrical and optical equipment 40 349 47 321 65 357 42 139
Other manufacturing industries 11 12 17 23 12 18 14 18
Total of other industries 85 154 113 194 154 297 101 171
Electricity, gas and water supply 1 1 3 3 2 2 .. ..
Construction 3 4 3 4 6 7 8 11
Wholesale and retail trade 19 26 19 25 14 22 12 18
Transport, storage and communication 6 30 11 51 14 72 5 24
Computer and related activities 7 9 6 6 31 40 21 30
Research and development 10 30 14 35 12 35 18 42
Other business services 26 36 40 50 61 100 30 35
Other industries 13 18 17 20 14 19 7 11

Source: Patenting 2006. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.10.2007

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2006, 5. Patents granted to enterprises and associations by industry in 2000-2006 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2006/pat_2006_2007-10-25_tau_005_en.html