Enterprise births remain at a high level in October 2009Enterprises births - October 2009

Warning: From the current issue, only enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (SME) serie is seasonally adjusted. In order to get the total of enterprise births, the raw number of SME is added. The SME serie is too short to be properly deseasonalized.

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No 297
Paru le : 17/11/2009
Prochaine parution le : 13/10/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

Warning : From the current issue, only enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (SME) serie is seasonally adjusted. In order to get the total of enterprise births, the raw number of SME is added. The SME serie is too short to be properly deseasonalized.

In October 2009, the raw number of enterprise births increased by 5.3% compared to September. The seasonally and working-day adjusted number decreased by 4.9% (see the warning above).

+92.0% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up August, September and October 2009, went up 92.0% compared to the same quarter one year before.

The sectors that most contributed to that raise were service activities and wholesale and retail trade.

+55.7% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births climbed by 55.7% year-on-year.

263,374 self-managed enterprises at the end of October 2009

From January to October 2009, more than one out of two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (263,374).

Tableau 2 – Enterprise births from July to October

Enterprise births from July to October
July 2009 August 2009 Sept. 2009 Oct. 2009
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 20 562 20 214 24 475 20 674
Variation [m-o-m] % -3.0 -1.7 21.1 -15.5
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 46 555 40 715 56 352 53 590
Variation [m-o-m] % -9.1 -12.5 38.4 -4.9
  • * Seasonally and working-day adjusted data
  • Source : INSEE (Sirene).

Tableau 3 – Enterprise births by type

Raw data
Enterprise births by type
Moving total % change* Moving total Moving total
on 3 months on 12 months January-October 2009 January-October 2008
Total 92.0 55.7 480 729 286 991
Companies -3.0 -10.4 124 543 138 898
Individual enterprises 178.5 118.9 356 186 148 093
Of which self-managed // // 263 374 //
  • * Total of enterprises births during the last 3 or 12 months compared with the same months a year earlier.
  • // = meaningless.
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

Graph1EN – Enterprise births