Increase in business start-ups in January 2013Enterprises births - January 2013

In January 2013, the number of business start-ups increased compared to December: +4.9% for businesses set up (seasonally and working-day adjusted data) excluding self-managed enterprises; +25.6% if then number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

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Paru le : 02/14/2013
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Warning : Only business start-ups data excluding self-managed enterprises (SME) are seasonally adjusted. In February 2012, the seasonal adjustment model was reviewed. 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 January 2013, the number of business start-ups increased compared to December: +4.9% for businesses set up (seasonally and working-day adjusted data) excluding self-managed enterprises; +25.6% if then number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

-8.4% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries added up in the last three months decreased compared to the same months one year before (-8.4%).

The sectors that most contributed to that decrease were business support service activities and retail.

-1.1% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of business start-ups decreased slightly by 1.1% year-on-year.

26,293 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2013

For the first month of 2013, more than one out of two businesses set up were self-managed enterprises (26,293).

tab0EN – Self-managed business set-ups

Raw data
Self-managed business set-ups
Oct. 2012 Nov. 2012 Dec. 2012 Jan. 2013
30 838 24 753 17 581 26 293
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Business set-ups by month

Business set-ups by month
Oct. 2012 Nov. 2012 Dec. 2012 Jan. 2013
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 20 080 19 986 20 412 21 415
Variation [m-o-m] % 1.4 -0.5 2.1 4.9
Incl., in raw data, self-managed enterprises 50 918 44 739 37 993 47 708
Variation [m-o-m] % 10.5 -12.1 -15.1 25.6
  • * 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- January 2013 January- January 2012
Total -8.4 -1.1 51 143 52 291
Companies -8.8 -4.9 14 817 15 245
Individual enterprises -8.2 0.5 36 326 37 046
Of which self-managed -10.0 3.0 26 293 28 343
  • * 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)