A decrease in enterprise births in April 2010Enterprise births - April 2010

In April 2010, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to March (-18.1%).

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No 131
Paru le : 19/05/2010
Prochaine parution le : 14/12/2017 at 08:45 - November 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 April 2010, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to March (-18.1%).

+20.1% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up February, March and April 2010, went up 20.1% compared to the same quarter one year before.

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

+59.6% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births climbed by 59.6% year-on-year.

144,981 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2010

From January to April 2010, more than one out of two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (144,981).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
Jan. 2010 Feb. 2010 March 2010 April 2010
31 342 35 550 43 595 34 494
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
Jan. 2010 Feb. 2010 March 2010 April 2010
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 19 693 21 843 22 706 19 788
Variation [m-o-m] % -27.7 10.9 4.0 -12.8
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 51 035 57 393 66 301 54 282
Variation [m-o-m] % -8.3 12.5 15.5 -18.1
  • * 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- April 2010 January- April 2009
Total 20.1 59.6 239 528 191 383
Companies 8.3 2.6 58 589 53 571
Individual enterprises 24.3 95.9 180 939 137 812
Of which self-managed 39.8 // 144 981 93 832
  • * 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)