Increase in enterprise births in September 2012Enterprise births - September 2012

In September 2012, the number of enterprise births increased compared to August: +12.4%. The decrease for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (-3%, seasonally and working-day adjusted data) was compensated by the increase of births self-managed enterprises.

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No 254
Paru le : 12/10/2012
Prochaine parution le : 14/12/2017 at 08:45 - November 2017

Warning : Only enterprise births data excluding self-managed enterprises (SME) are seasonally adjusted. In February 2012, the seasonal adjustment model has been reviewed. 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 September 2012, the number of enterprise births increased compared to August: +12.4%. The decrease for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (-3%, seasonally and working-day adjusted data) was compensated by the increase of births self-managed enterprises.

+0.6% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries added up the third quarter 2012 increased slightly compared to the same quarter one year before (+0.6%).

The sectors that most contributed to that increase were “education; human health and social work activities” and construction.

-1.2% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births decreased by 1.2% year-on-year.

234,720 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2012

For the first eight months of 2012, more than one out of two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (234,720).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
June 2012 July 2012 Aug. 2012 sept 2012
27 096 23 859 20 869 26 597
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
June 2012 July 2012 Aug. 2012 sept 2012
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 20 280 20 044 20 498 19 879
Variation [m-o-m] % 1.4 -1.2 2.3 -3.0
Incl., in raw data, self-managed enterprises 47 376 43 903 41 367 46 476
Variation [m-o-m] % 4.9 -7.3 -5.8 12.4
  • * 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- September 2012 January- September 2011
Total 0.6 -1.2 417 467 412 796
Companies -5.6 -2.4 119 727 124 512
Individual enterprises 3.3 -0.7 297 740 288 284
Of which self-managed 7.2 2.0 234 720 218 210
  • * 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)