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

In July 2011, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to June: -13.6% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -15.1% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

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No 207
Paru le : 19/08/2011
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 July 2011, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to June: -13.6% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -15.1% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

-7% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up May, June and July 2011, decreased by 7.0% compared to the same quarter one year before.

The sectors that most contributed to that decrease were service activities and wholesale and retail trade.

-9% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births decreased by 9.0% year-on-year.

172,514 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2011

From January to July 2011, one out of every two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (172,514).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
April 2011 May 2011 June 2011 July 2011
24 347 25 328 24 840 20 754
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
April 2011 May 2011 June 2011 July 2011
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 18 379 23 615 21 076 18 215
Variation [m-o-m] % -23.0 28.5 -10.8 -13.6
Incl. self-managed enterprises (in raw data) 42 726 48 943 45 916 38 969
Variation [m-o-m] % -18.6 14.6 -6.2 -15.1
  • * 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- July 2011 January- July 2010
Total -7.0 -9.0 329 900 382 774
Companies 1.7 2.7 100 889 98 894
Individual enterprises -10.4 -13.1 229 011 283 880
Of which self-managed -10.4 -15.6 172 514 223 576
  • * 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)