A decrease in enterprise births in December 2010Enterprises births - december 2010

In December 2010, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to November (-6.7%).

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No 14
Paru le : 18/01/2011
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 December 2010, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to November (-6.7%).

-4.1% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up October, November and December 2010, decreased by 4.1% compared to the same quarter one year before.

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

+7.2% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births climbed by 7.2% year-on-year.

359,699 self-managed enterprises in 2010

In 2010, more than one out of two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (359,699).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
Sept. 2010 Oct. 2010 Nov. 2010 Dec. 2010
30 954 32 963 28 808 22 243
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
Sept. 2010 Oct. 2010 Nov. 2010 Dec. 2010
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 26 512 19 332 23 230 26 289
Variation [m-o-m] % 16.5 -27.1 20.2 13.2
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 57 466 52 295 52 038 48 532
Variation [m-o-m] % 30.9 -9.0 -0.5 -6.7
  • * 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- December 2010 January- December 2009
Total -4.1 7.2 622 039 580 193
Companies -0.2 7.5 163 659 152 303
Individual enterprises -5.5 7.1 458 380 427 890
Of which self-managed -6.3 12.4 359 699 320 019
  • * 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)