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

In October 2010, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to September: -26.9% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -8.5% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

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No 280
Paru le : 18/11/2010
Prochaine parution le : 16/01/2018 at 08:45 - December 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 October 2010, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to September: -26.9% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -8.5% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

+2.2% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up August, September and October 2010, increased by 2.2% compared to the same quarter one year before.

The sectors that most contributed to that increase were construction and education, human health and social work activities.

+19.9% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births climbed by 19.9% year-on-year.

309,057 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2010

From January to October 2010, more than one out of two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (309,057).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
July 2010 Aug. 2010 Sept. 2010 Oct. 2010
23 930 21 155 31 036 33 290
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
July 2010 Aug. 2010 Sept. 2010 Oct. 2010
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 18 622 22 749 26 561 19 407
Variation [m-o-m] % -23.3 22.2 16.8 -26.9
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 42 552 43 904 57 597 52 697
Variation [m-o-m] % -15.2 3.2 31.2 -8.5
  • * 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- October 2010 January- October 2009
Total 2.2 19.9 528 860 480 142
Companies 7.5 11.2 135 913 124 396
Individual enterprises 0.5 23.3 392 947 355 746
Of which self-managed 0.7 // 309 057 262 991
  • * 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)