Index of orders in value received by industry

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Dernière mise à jour le : 08/12/2011

Présentation de l'opération

Organisme producteur :

Insee. Direction des statistiques d'entreprises (DSE)

Type d'opération :

Indicator

Objectifs :

The index of orders in value received by industry is used to monitor trends in orders in value received by companies in French industry for products from a given branch.

The calculation of this index meets a national and European need. The indices of orders in value received by industry are subject to the European regulation on short-term statistics (EC "STS" regulation n°1165/98 of the Council of May 19, 1998, modified by EC regulation n° 1158/2005 of the Council of July 6, 2005).

Champ de l'opération

Champ géographique :

Metropolitan France

Champ(s) statistique(s) couvert(s) :

Since January 2009, the statistical scope has covered the following activities defined by the divisions of NAF rev. 2:

- Textile manufacture (13);

- Clothing industry (14);

- Paper and card industry (17);

- Chemical industry (20);

- Pharmaceutical industry (21);

- Metals (24);

- Manufacture of metallic products, except for machines and equipment (25);

- Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (26);

- Manufacture of electrical equipment (27);

- Manufacture of machines and equipment (28);

- Manufacture of motor vehicles (29);

- Manufacture of other transport equipment (30).

Until December 2008, the scope was defined at European level as the products of the branches of NAF rev. 1 :

- textile industry (17), clothing and fur industry (18), paper and card industry (21), chemical industry (24), metals (27), metal working (28), manufacture of machines and equipment (29), manufacture of office machines and computer equipment (30), manufacture of electrical machines and devices (31), manufacture of radio, television and telecommunication equipment (32), manufacture of precision medical, optical and clock-making instruments (33), manufacture of motor vehicles (34), manufacture of other transport equipment (35).

Caractéristiques techniques

Unité statistique enquêtée :

Enterprise

Périodicité de l'opération :

Monthly

Historique :

These indices have been calculated since 1998.

Source d'information :

The indices are calculated by INSEE based on the data collected by INSEE's Centre for Industrial Statistics (formerly the Industrial Studies and Statistics Service - Sessi - of the Ministry for Industry) and by the professional organisations accredited to conduct the branch surveys.

This is the same branch survey programme that is used for the industrial production index (IPI). As the statistical weight of small businesses in industry is low, only businesses with more than 20 employees are involved.

Méthodologie :

The monthly index of orders in value received by industry is calculated as a Laspeyres index by aggregating the elementary indices with fixed weightings.

As a value index, it theoretically has no base and simply has a reference period. Since January 2009, however, it has had a base and reference of 100 for the year 2005.

The series are adjusted for seasonal variations (CVS) and calendar or "working days" effects (CJO) in order to render the monthly index variations more easily interpretable.

Due to the year-on-year variations in the composition of years in terms of working days (presence of leap years, positioning in the week of different public holidays, etc.), the annual mean of the CVS-CJO indices may differ slightly from that of the gross indices.

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