Increase in business setting up in October 2012Enterprises births - October 2012

In October 2012, the number of business start-ups increased compared to September: +1% for business setting up excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); +10.6% if the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

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Paru le : 14/11/2012
Prochaine parution le : 13/10/2017 at 08:45 - September 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 October 2012, the number of business start-ups increased compared to September: +1% for business setting up excluding self-managed enterprises (seasonally and working-day adjusted data); +10.6% if the number of self-managed enterprises (raw data) is added.

+3.3% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries added up August, September and October 2012 increased compared to the same months one year before (+3.3%).

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

+1.7% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of business start-ups decreased by 1.7% year-on-year.

265,538 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2012

For the first ten months of 2012, more than one out of two business setting up were self-managed enterprises (265,538).

tab0EN – Self-managed business setting up

Raw data
Self-managed business setting up
July 2012 Aug. 2012 sept 2012 Oct. 2012
23 859 20 763 26 410 31 111
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Business setting up by month

Business setting up by month
July 2012 Aug. 2012 sept 2012 Oct. 2012
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 20 093 20 533 19 872 20 080
Variation [m-o-m] % -1.1 2.2 -3.2 1.0
Incl., in raw data, self-managed enterprises 43 952 41 296 46 282 51 191
Variation [m-o-m] % -7.3 -6.0 12.1 10.6
  • * 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- October 2012 January- October 2011
Total 3.3 1.7 470 401 458 676
Companies -3.2 -1.5 134 285 137 850
Individual enterprises 5.9 3.0 336 116 320 826
Of which self-managed 9.4 6.3 265 538 243 814
  • * 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)