A decrease in enterprise births in December 2011Enterprise births - December 2011

In December 2011, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to November: -6.3% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -13% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

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No 16
Paru le : 13/01/2012
Prochaine parution le : 14/12/2017 at 08:45 - November 2017

Warning : From the August issue, only enterprise births data excluding self-managed enterprises (SME) are seasonally adjusted. 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 December 2011, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to November: -6.3% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -13% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

-7.8% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up October, November and December 2011, decreased by 7.8% compared to the same quarter one year before.

The sectors that most contributed to that decrease were service activities and household services.

-11.6% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births decreased by 11.6% year-on-year.

291,721 self-managed enterprises in 2011

In 2011, more than one out of every two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (291,721).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
sept 2011 Oct. 2011 Nov. 2011 Dec. 2011
27 607 25 604 26 544 21 363
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
sept 2011 Oct. 2011 Nov. 2011 Dec. 2011
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 24 143 18 027 26 005 24 375
Variation [m-o-m] % 5.0 -25.3 44.3 -6.3
Incl., in raw data, self-managed enterprises 51 750 43 631 52 549 45 738
Variation [m-o-m] % 25.1 -15.7 20.4 -13.0
  • * 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- December 2011 January- December 2010
Total -7.8 -11.6 549 805 622 039
Companies 1.8 1.8 166 674 163 659
Individual enterprises -11.5 -16.4 383 131 458 380
Of which self-managed -12.5 -18.9 291 721 359 699
  • * 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)