Enterprise births remain at a high level in spite of less self-managed enterprise births in November 2009Enterprises births - November 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 324
Paru le : 17/12/2009
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 November 2009, the number of enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises increased by 7.7% compared to October (seasonally and working-day adjusted data). The total number of enterprise births decreased by 4.5% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is taken into account.

+105.9% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up September, October and November 2009, went up 105.9% compared to the same quarter one year before.

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

+65.3% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births climbed by 65.3% year-on-year.

291,921 self-managed enterprises at the end of November 2009

From January to November 2009, more than one out of two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (291,921).

Graph1EN – Enterprise births

  • Source : INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births from August to November

Enterprise births from August to November
August 2009 Sept. 2009 Oct. 2009 Nov. 2009
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 20 214 24 329 20 620 22 209
Variation [m-o-m] % -1.7 20.4 -15.2 7.7
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 40 715 56 106 53 388 51 004
Variation [m-o-m] % -12.5 37.8 -4.8 -4.5
  • * Seasonally and working-day adjusted data
  • Source : INSEE (Sirene)

tab2EN – Enterprise births by type

Raw data
Enterprise births by type
Moving total % change* Moving total Moving total
on 3 months on 12 months January-November 2009 January-November 2008
Total 105.9 65.3 528 399 307 344
Companies 4.4 -8.2 136 742 149 087
Individual enterprises 199.1 135.0 391 657 158 257
Of which self-managed // // 291 921 //
  • * Total of enterprises births during the last 3 or 12 months compared with the same months a year earlier.
  • // = meaningless.
  • Source : INSEE (Sirene)