An increase in enterprise births in February 2011Enterprises births - February 2011

In February 2011, the number of enterprise births increased compared to January: +14.1% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); +9.8% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

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No 68
Paru le : 17/03/2011
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 February 2011, the number of enterprise births increased compared to January: +14.1% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); +9.8% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

-14.5% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up December 2010, January 2011 and February 2011, decreased by 14.5% compared to the same quarter one year before.

The sectors that most contributed to that decrease were service activities and household services.

-1.1% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births decreased by 1.1% year-on-year.

48,954 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2011

From January to February 2011, one out of every two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (48,954).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
Nov. 2010 Dec. 2010 Jan. 2011 Feb. 2011
28 808 22 243 23 734 25 220
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
Nov. 2010 Dec. 2010 Jan. 2011 Feb. 2011
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 23 230 26 289 19 686 22 469
Variation [m-o-m] % 20.2 13.2 -25.1 14.1
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 52 038 48 532 43 420 47 689
Variation [m-o-m] % -0.5 -6.7 -10.5 9.8
  • * 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- February 2011 January- February 2010
Total -14.5 -1.1 95 495 112 689
Companies 1.2 6.6 29 216 28 310
Individual enterprises -20.2 -3.7 66 279 84 379
Of which self-managed -25.3 -3.7 48 954 66 892
  • * 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)