An increase in enterprise births in January 2012Enterprise births - January 2012

In January 2012, the number of enterprise births increased compared to December 2011 (+14.4%).

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No 43
Paru le : 15/02/2012
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 January 2012, the number of enterprise births increased compared to December 2011 (+14.4%).

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

The amount of entries, added up November 2011, December 2011 and January 2012, increased by 2.3% compared to the same quarter one year before.

The sectors that most contributed to that increase were education, human health and social work activities and manufacturing.

-9.5% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births decreased by 9.5% year-on-year.

28,604 self-managed enterprises

In January 2012, more than one out of every two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (28,604).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
Oct. 2011 Nov. 2011 Dec. 2011 Jan. 2012
25 604 26 544 21 363 28 604
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
Oct. 2011 Nov. 2011 Dec. 2011 Jan. 2012
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 20 396 22 739 21 902 20 905
Variation [m-o-m] % -5.4 11.5 -3.7 -4.6
Incl., in raw data, self-managed enterprises 46 000 49 283 43 265 49 509
Variation [m-o-m] % -6.5 7.1 -12.2 14.4
  • * 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 2012 January 2011
Total 2.3 -9.5 52 787 46 957
Companies 4.3 2.2 15 363 14 536
Individual enterprises 1.4 -13.8 37 424 32 421
Of which self-managed 2.5 -15.7 28 604 23 625
  • * Total of enterprises births during the last 3 or 12 months compared with the same months a year earlier
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  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

Graph1EN – Enterprise births

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