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

In May 2010, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to April (-7.2%).

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No 156
Paru le : 17/06/2010
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 May 2010, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to April (-7.2%).

+11.7% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up March, April and May 2010, went up 11.7% compared to the same quarter one year before.

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

+51.6% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births climbed by 51.6% year-on-year.

174,554 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2010

From January to May 2010, more than one out of two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (174,554).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
Feb. 2010 March 2010 April 2010 May 2010
35 550 43 498 34 293 29 871
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

N. B. : Impact of the change in legislation on April 2010. Since April 1st 2010, it is compulsory for the self-managed entrepreneurs artisans to register also on the Trade Directory. This measure caused a slight underestimation of the number of artisans self-managed entrepreneurs births in SIRENE, which has been corrected.

Graph1EN – Enterprise births

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

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
Feb. 2010 March 2010 April 2010 May 2010
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 21 843 22 676 19 803 20 312
Variation [m-o-m] % 10.9 3.8 -12.7 2.6
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 57 393 66 174 54 096 50 183
Variation [m-o-m] % 12.5 15.3 -18.3 -7.2
  • * 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- May 2010 January- May 2009
Total 11.7 51.6 288 701 238 705
Companies 11.6 4.5 70 733 64 278
Individual enterprises 11.8 78.7 217 968 174 427
Of which self-managed 19.7 // 174 554 122 090
  • * Total of enterprises births during the last 3 or 12 months compared with the same months a year earlier
  • // = meaningless
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)