Decrease in business start-ups in June 2013Enterprise births - June 2013

In June 2013, the number of business start-ups decreased compared to May: -1.8% for business setting up (seasonally and working-day adjusted data) including self-managed enterprises; -2.5% if the number of self-managed enterprises is excluded.

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Paru le : 12/07/2013
Prochaine parution le : 14/12/2017 at 08:45 - November 2017

Warning : Only business start-ups data excluding self-managed enterprises (SME) are seasonally adjusted. In order to get the total number of enterprise creation, the raw number of SME is added. The SME time series is too short to be properly deseasonalized.

In June 2013, the number of business start-ups decreased compared to May: -1.8% for business setting up (seasonally and working-day adjusted data) including self-managed enterprises; -2.5% if the number of self-managed enterprises is excluded.

-2% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries added up in the last quarter decreased compared to the same quarter one year before (-2%).

The sectors that most contributed to that decrease were construction, household services and business support activities.

-2.6% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of business start-ups decreased by 2.6% year-on-year.

144,168 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2013

For the first six months of 2013, more than one out of two businesses set up were self-managed enterprises (144,168).

tab0 – Self-managed business set-ups

Raw data
Self-managed business set-ups
March 2013 April 2013 May 2013 June 2013
25 272 24 463 22 388 22 137
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Business set-ups by month

Business set-ups by month
March 2013 April 2013 May 2013 June 2013
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 22 033 21 588 22 664 22 101
Variation [m-o-m] % -0.9 -2.0 5.0 -2.5
Incl., in raw data, self-managed enterprises 47 305 46 051 45 052 44 238
Variation [m-o-m] % 2.7 -2.7 -2.2 -1.8
  • * 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- June 2013 January- June 2012
Total -2.0 -2.6 281 770 292 636
Companies -0.6 -4.1 82 470 84 679
Individual enterprises -2.5 -2.0 199 300 207 957
Of which self-managed -11.6 -5.0 144 168 163 395
  • * Total of business start-ups during the last 3 or 12 months compared with the same months a year earlier
  • // = meaningless
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

Graph1EN – Business start-ups

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