Register of Enterprises and Establishments / REE

Dernière mise à jour le : 30/11/2016

Présentation de l'opération

Organisme producteur :

- Business Statistics Directorate (DSE), Department of Registers, Infrastructures and Structural Statistics (DRISS)
- Competence Center for Enterprises and Establishments Demographics (Grand-Est Regional Office/Nancy center)

Type d'opération :

Statistical register

Objectifs :

The REE (Register of Enterprises and Establishments) is the information system for the dissemination and study of demographic data for enterprises and establishments.
Data from the REE are used to build the following annual data files:
- The stocks databases which register both active legal units (enterprises), and active establishments in metropolitan France and overseas departments from the first of January of the year concerned. Data for year N are available in year N+1.
- The annual databases for enterprise creations and establishment creations. Data for year N are available in year N+1.

Thèmes abordés :

Stocks, business creation and cessation, sustainability indicators for 1-5 years.

Champ de l'opération

Champ géographique :

Metropolitan France and overseas departments (DOM).

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

Units registered in REE-Sirene are legally registered productive and market units, and all associated establishments, conducting real economic activity in the following sectors: manufacturing, construction, trade and market services. Excluded from the demographic data for enterprises and establishments are :
 · registered units active in agriculture, forestry and fishing (divisions " 01 " to " 03 " classified under NAF rév.2, 2008);
 · registered units whose functioning is supported by non-commercial activity (administrations, local authorities, social organizations and non-commercial associations).
The non-agricultural business sector is comprised of all legally registered units:
- conducting real economic activity, i.e. market and productive;
- whose principal activity is in manufacturing, construction, trade and market services (excluding agriculture).

Caractéristiques techniques

Périodicité de l'opération :

The Register of Enterprises and Establishments is updated annually and produces data on the first of January.  

Historique :

The first version of the REE was created using data from 2003.

Source d'information :

The REE is a central repository fed by data from the administrative business register (SIRENE) which generates unique identifiers: a Siren number attributed to individuals and corporations, and a Siret for each associated establishments.

Autres spécifications :

The REE also meets all requirements for Eurostat statistical data for business demographics pursuant to SBS regulation. Accordingly, data is produced annually identifying active stock, births, deaths, survival rates from 1 to 5 years for all registered businesses, employer enterprises and high-growth enterprises (including "Gazelles", which are in their first five years), on national, regional and departmental levels. These data are available on the Eurostat website: (

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