A decrease in enterprise births in January 2010Enterprises births - January 2010

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

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No 45
Paru le : 17/02/2010
Prochaine parution le : 13/10/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

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

In January 2010, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to December 2009: -27.4% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -7.7% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

+89.3% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up November 2009, December 2009 and January 2010, went up 89.3% compared to the same quarter one year before, a quarter when there were just a few self-managed enterprises.

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

+78.6% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births climbed by 78.6% year-on-year.

31,605 self-managed enterprises in January 2010

In January 2010, more than one out of two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (31,605).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
Oct. 2009 Nov. 2009 Déc. 2009 Jan. 2010
32 633 28 615 28 413 31 605
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
Oct. 2009 Nov. 2009 Dec. 2009 Jan. 2010
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 20 596 22 194 27 221 19 757
Variation [m-o-m] % -15.3 7.8 22.7 -27.4
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 53 229 50 809 55 634 51 362
Variation [m-o-m] % -5.1 -4.5 9.5 -7.7
  • * 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
over 3 months over 12 months January 2010 January 2009
Total 89.3 78.6 55 075 37 485
Companies 18.8 -2.7 14 366 12 675
Individual enterprises 143.5 151.4 40 709 24 810
Of which self-managed // // 31 605 12 553
  • * 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

  • * Seasonally and working-day adjusted data
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)