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

In August 2010, the number of enterprise births increased compared to July (+3.5%).

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No 223
Paru le : 15/09/2010
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 August 2010, the number of enterprise births increased compared to July (+3.5%).

-0.7% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up June, July and August 2010, decreased by 0.7% compared to the same quarter one year before.

The sectors that most contributed to that decrease were wholesale and retail trade and household services.

+33% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births climbed by 33.0% year-on-year.

244,982 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2010

From January to August 2010, more than one out of two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (244,982).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
May 2010 June 2010 July 2010 Aug. 2010
29 350 25 904 24 009 21 327
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
May 2010 June 2010 July 2010 Aug. 2010
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 20 548 24 272 18 668 22 839
Variation [m-o-m] % 3.3 18.1 -23.1 22.3
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 49 898 50 176 42 677 44 166
Variation [m-o-m] % -7.4 0.6 -14.9 3.5
  • * 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- August 2010 January- August 2009
Total -0.7 33.0 421 577 373 034
Companies 12.0 10.2 109 653 99 060
Individual enterprises -5.2 43.5 311 924 273 974
Of which self-managed -6.9 // 244 982 198 581
  • * 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)