An increase in enterprise births in February 2010Enterprises births - February 2010

In February 2010, the number of enterprise births increased compared to January: +11.3% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); +12.9% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

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No 72
Paru le : 17/03/2010
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 February 2010, the number of enterprise births increased compared to January: +11.3% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); +12.9% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

+57.0% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up December 2009, January 2010 and February 2010, went up 57.0% compared to the same quarter one year before.

The sectors that most contributed to that raise were service activities and household services.

+76.4% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births climbed by 76.4% year-on-year.

67,242 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2010

From January to February 2010, more than one out of two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (67,242).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
Nov. 2009 Déc. 2009 Jan. 2010 Jév. 2010
28 615 28 413 31 440 35 802
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
Nov. 2009 Dec. 2009 Jan. 2010 Jan. 2010
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 22 194 27 221 19 717 21 946
Variation [m-o-m] % 7.8 22.7 -27.6 11.3
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 50 809 55 634 51 157 57 748
Variation [m-o-m] % -4.5 9.5 -8.0 12.9
  • * 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 57.0 76.4 113 178 81 197
Companies 12.9 -1.4 28 396 26 258
Individual enterprises 83.0 140.3 84 782 54 939
Of which self-managed // // 67 242 32 146
  • * 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)