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

In October 2011, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to September: -25.0% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -15.3% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

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No 279
Paru le : 16/11/2011
Prochaine parution le : 16/01/2018 at 08:45 - December 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 October 2011, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to September: -25.0% for enterprise births excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); -15.3% when the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

-10.8% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries, added up August, September and October 2011, decreased by 10.8% compared to the same quarter one year before.

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

-12% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births decreased by 12.0% year-on-year.

244,174 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2011

From January to October 2011, one out of every two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (244,174).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
July 2011 Aug. 2011 Sept. 2011 Oct. 2011
20 584 18 353 27 728 25 843
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
July 2011 Aug. 2011 Sept. 2011 Oct. 2011
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 18 083 23 002 24 215 18 150
Variation [m-o-m] % -14.0 27.2 5.3 -25.0
Incl., in raw data, self-managed enterprises 38 667 41 355 51 943 43 993
Variation [m-o-m] % -15.5 7.0 25.6 -15.3
  • * 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- October 2011 January- October 2010
Total -10.8 -12.0 459 236 528 324
Companies 0.6 1.2 137 958 135 849
Individual enterprises -14.7 -16.7 321 278 392 475
Of which self-managed -15.5 -19.3 244 174 308 648
  • * 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)