Enterprise openings

Last updated 27/03/2019 - 08:56

New enterprises are established again

In July-September of last year, approximately 2,900 new companies were set up in the Helsinki region.  During that time period, 20 per cent, i.e. 500 more enterprises were founded compared to the same time period the year before. 260 companies started in the trade sector.  However, most new companies were established in the service sector and amounted to approximately 2,100. There were 770 new enterprises in business services and 1,400 in other service industries.

New companies in the service industry in the entire country

Almost 8,000 new companies were established in Finland in the third quarter of last year. This is almost 1,200 more companies than the year before.  Most new enterprises in Finland started in service industry other than business services. Their number was 3,300, which is 40 per cent more than the previous year.