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

In March 2011, the number of enterprise births increased compared to February: +7% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); +11.2% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

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No 97
Paru le : 15/04/2011
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 March 2011, the number of enterprise births increased compared to February: +7% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); +11.2% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

-17.5% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up January, February and March 2011, decreased by 17.5% compared to the same quarter one year before.

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

-5.6% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births decreased by 5.6% year-on-year.

77,562 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2011

From January to March 2011, one out of every two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (77,562).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
Dec. 2010 Jan. 2011 Feb. 2011 March 2011
22 243 23 625 25 094 28 843
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
Dec. 2010 Jan. 2011 Feb. 2011 March 2011
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 26 289 19 643 22 407 23 976
Variation [m-o-m] % 13.2 -25.3 14.1 7.0
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 48 532 43 268 47 501 52 819
Variation [m-o-m] % -6.7 -10.8 9.8 11.2
  • * 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- March 2011 January- March 2010
Total -17.5 -5.6 150 168 181 999
Companies 3.2 5.8 45 690 44 262
Individual enterprises -24.1 -9.4 104 478 137 737
Of which self-managed -29.7 -11,1 77 562 110 390
  • * 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)