Wednesday December 08, 2021

Number of enterprise openings grows 23% in Q2

Published : 25 Oct 2021, 01:12

  DF Report

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There were 10,498 enterprise openings in the country in April to June 2021, according to Statistics Finland.

There were 23 per cent more enterprise openings than in the corresponding period of 2020.

Examined by main industry, most enterprise openings were recorded in professional, scientific and technical activities.

The number of enterprise openings in this industry was 1,780. The number of enterprise openings was next highest in construction (1,379) and trade (1,255).

Compared to April to June 2020, the number of enterprise openings increased most in the main industry of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply and decreased most in the main industry of water and waste management.

Examined by region, most enterprise openings were recorded in Uusimaa, 3,951 enterprises. The number of enterprise openings was next highest in Southwest Finland (984). The number of enterprise openings grew most in relative terms in Central Ostrobothnia (71%) and the number of enterprise openings did not decrease in any region from one year back.