Increase in business start-ups in April 2014Enterprises births - April 2014

In April 2014, the number of business start-ups including self-managed enterprises seasonally and working-day adjusted data (sa-wda) rose compared to March: +2.5% and +3.0% for business start-ups excluding self-managed enterprises.

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In April 2014, the number of business start-ups including self-managed enterprises seasonally and working-day adjusted data (sa-wda) rose compared to March: +2.5% and +3.0% for business start-ups excluding self-managed enterprises.

+2.3% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries added up in the last three months increased compared to the same months one year before (+2.3%).

The sectors that most contributed to that rise were wholesale and retail trade, transport, accommodation and food and beverage service activities and business support activities.

Stabilization year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of business start-ups remained steady year-on-year.

More than one creation out of two is a self-managed enterprise

In April 2014, 50.8% businesses sets up over the last twelve months were self-managed enterprises.

tab0 – business set-ups distribution by type %

Raw data moving total over 12 month
business set-ups distribution by type %
Feb. 2014 March 2014 April 2014
Companies 29,5 29,7 29,8
Individual enterprises 19,5 19,4 19,4
Self-managed business 51,0 50,9 50,8
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Business set-ups by month

Business set-ups by month
Jan. 2014 Feb. 2014 March 2014 April 2014
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 22 576 22 708 22 468 23 146
Variation [m-o-m] % 2.1 0.6 -1.1 3.0
Incl., self-managed enterprises 47 058 46 096 45 422 46 569
Variation [m-o-m] % 3.8 -2.0 -1.5 2.5
  • * Seasonally and working-day adjusted data
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab2EN – business start-ups by type

Raw data
business start-ups by type
Moving total % change* Moving total Moving total
over 3 months over 12 months January- April 2014 January- April 2013
Total 2.3 0.0 200 575 195 442
Companies 6.3 2.6 60 227 57 323
Individual enterprises 0.6 -1.0 140 348 138 119
Of which self-managed 0.6 -6.7 100 910 99 643
  • * Total of business start-ups during the last 3 or 12 months compared with the same months a year earlier
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  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

Graph1EN – Business start-ups

  • * Seasonally and working-day adjusted data
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)