A decrease in enterprise births in April 2011Enterprises births - April 2011

In April 2011, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to March: -22.8% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -18.3% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

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No 124
Paru le : 18/05/2011
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 April 2011, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to March: -22.8% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -18.3% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

-18.7% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up February, March and April 2011, decreased by 18.7% compared to the same quarter one year before.

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

-7.7% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births decreased by 7.7% year-on-year.

101,895 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2011

From January to April 2011, one out of every two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (101,895).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
Jan. 2011 Feb. 2011 March 2011 April 2011
23 625 25 010 28 732 24 528
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
Jan. 2011 Feb. 2011 March 2011 April 2011
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 19 643 22 391 23 903 18 456
Variation [m-o-m] % -25.3 14.0 6.8 -22.8
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 43 268 47 401 52 635 42 984
Variation [m-o-m] % -10.8 9.6 11.0 -18.3
  • * 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- April 2011 January- April 2010
Total -18.7 -7.7 196 713 239 038
Companies 2.6 5.0 59 908 58 522
Individual enterprises -25.5 -11.9 136 805 180 516
Of which self-managed -30.8 -14.4 101 895 144 392
  • * 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)