A high increase in enterprise births in March 2010Enterprises births - March 2010

In March 2010, the number of enterprise births increased compared to February : +3.8% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); +15.7% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

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No 103
Paru le : 15/04/2010
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 March 2010, the number of enterprise births increased compared to February : +3.8% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); +15.7% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

+33.3% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up January, February and March 2010, went up 33.3% compared to the same quarter one year before.

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

+68.0% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births climbed by 68.0% year-on-year.

110,788 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2010

From January to March 2010, more than one out of two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (110,788).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
Dec. 2009 Jan. 2010 Feb. 2010 March 2010
28 413 31 342 35 618 43 828
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
Dec. 2009 Jan. 2010 Feb. 2010 March 2010
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 27 221 19 693 21 894 22 728
Variation [m-o-m] % 22.7 -27.7 11.2 3.8
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 55 634 51 035 57 512 66 556
Variation [m-o-m] % 9.5 -8.3 12.7 15.7
  • * 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- March 2010 January- March 2009
Total 33.3 68.0 182 511 136 931
Companies 9.5 -0.1 44 331 40 480
Individual enterprises 43.3 117.3 138 180 96 451
Of which self-managed 76.4 // 110 788 62 820
  • * 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)