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

In July 2013, the number of business start-ups decreased compared to June: -1.4% for business setting up (seasonally and working-day adjusted data) including self-managed enterprises; -0.7% if the number of self-managed enterprises is excluded.

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Paru le : 22/08/2013
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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 July 2013, the number of business start-ups decreased compared to June: -1.4% for business setting up (seasonally and working-day adjusted data) including self-managed enterprises; -0.7% if the number of self-managed enterprises is excluded.

-2.9% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries added up in the last quarter decreased compared to the same quarter one year before (-2.9%).

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

-3.2% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of business start-ups decreased by 3.2% year-on-year.

165,479 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2013

For the first seven months of 2013, more than one out of two businesses set up were self-managed enterprises (165,479).

tab0 – Self-managed business set-ups

Raw data
Self-managed business set-ups
April 2013 May 2013 June 2013 July 2013
24 463 22 291 22 001 21 544
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Business set-ups by month

Business set-ups by month
April 2013 May 2013 June 2013 July 2013
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 21 600 22 585 21 966 21 815
Variation [m-o-m] % -2.1 4.6 -2.7 -0.7
Incl., in raw data, self-managed enterprises 46 063 44 876 43 967 43 359
Variation [m-o-m] % -2.7 -2.6 -2.0 -1.4
  • * 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- July 2013 January- July 2012
Total -2.9 -3.2 326 210 336 863
Companies 0.8 -3.8 96 952 98 393
Individual enterprises -4.4 -3.0 229 258 238 470
Of which self-managed -13.5 -6.9 165 479 187 254
  • * 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)