A decrease in enterprise births in January 2011Enterprise births - January 2011

In January 2011, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to December 2010: -24.9% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -10.2% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

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No 41
Paru le : 17/02/2011
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 January 2011, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to December 2010: -24.9% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -10.2% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

-8.9% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up November 2010, December 2010 and January 2011, decreased by 8.9% compared to the same quarter one year before.

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

+2.9% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births climbed by 2.9% year-on-year.

23,838 self-managed enterprises in January 2011

In January 2011, one out of every two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (23,838).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
Oct. 2010 Nov. 2010 Dec. 2010 Jan. 2011
32 963 28 808 22 243 23 838
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
Oct. 2010 Nov. 2010 Dec. 2010 Jan. 2011
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 19 332 23 230 26 289 19 739
Variation [m-o-m] % -27.1 20.2 13.2 -24.9
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 52 295 52 038 48 532 43 577
Variation [m-o-m] % -9.0 -0.5 -6.7 -10.2
  • * 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 2010 January 2009
Total -8.9 2.9 47 284 54 737
Companies 0.5 6.5 14 596 14 300
Individual enterprises -12.4 1.6 32 688 40 437
Of which self-managed -15.3 4.0 23 838 31 342
  • * 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)