Decrease in business setting up in November 2012Enterprise births - november 2012

In November 2012, the number of business start-ups decreased compared to October: -0.3% for business setting up excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -12.1% if the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

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Paru le : 14/12/2012
Prochaine parution le : 14/12/2017 at 08:45 - November 2017

Warning : Only business start-ups 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 November 2012, the number of business start-ups decreased compared to October: -0.3% for business setting up excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -12.1% if the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

-0.8% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries added up September, October and November 2012 decreased compared to the same months one year before (-0.8%).

The sectors that most contributed to that decrease were “real estate activities” and business support service activities.

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

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

290,116 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2012

For the first eleven months of 2012, more than one out of two business setting up were self-managed enterprises (290,116).

tab0EN – Self-managed business setting up

Raw data
Self-managed business setting up
Aug. 2012 sept 2012 Oct. 2012 Nov. 2012
20 763 26 289 30 958 24 852
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Business setting up by month

Business setting up by month
Aug. 2012 sept 2012 Oct. 2012 Nov. 2012
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 20 506 19 791 19 986 19 919
Variation [m-o-m] % 2.1 -3.5 1.0 -0.3
Incl., in raw data, self-managed enterprises 41 269 46 080 50 944 44 771
Variation [m-o-m] % -6.1 11.7 10.6 -12.1
  • * 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- November 2012 January- November 2011
Total -0.8 1.2 513 496 505 776
Companies -4.2 -2.7 146 788 151 378
Individual enterprises 0.5 2.8 366 708 354 398
Of which self-managed 2.9 6.5 290 116 270 358
  • * Total of enterprises births 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)