Increase in business start-ups in November 2014Enterprises births - November 2014

In November 2014, the number of business start-ups including self-managed enterprises seasonally and working-day adjusted (sa-wda) increased compared to October (+1.0%) for all business start-ups. The rise was stronger (+1.5%) excluding self-managed enterprises (auto–entreprises).

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Paru le : 12/12/2014
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In November 2014, the number of business start-ups including self-managed enterprises seasonally and working-day adjusted (sa-wda) increased compared to October (+1.0%) for all business start-ups. The rise was stronger (+1.5%) excluding self-managed enterprises (auto–entreprises).

+1.9% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of births added up in the last three months went up compared to the same months one year before (+1.9%) for all entreprises. This increase was driven by companies (+4.2%) and self-managed enterprises (+5.1%).

The sectors that most contributed to that growth were “trade, transportation and storage, accommodation and food service activities” and “business support activities”.

+2.4% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of business start-ups rose by 2.4% year-on-year, especially for companies (+4.6%).

More than half of business set-ups are self–managed enterprises

In November 2014, 51.5% of business set-ups over the last twelve months were self-managed enterprises.

tab0EN – Business set-ups distribution by type %

Raw data moving total over 12 months
Business set-ups distribution by type %
Sept. 2014 Oct. 2014 Nov. 2014
Companies 30.0 30.0 30.1
Sole proprietorships excluding self-managed enterprises 18.8 18.6 18.4
Self-managed business 51.2 51.4 51.5
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Business set-ups by month (sa-wda *)

Business set-ups by month (sa-wda *)
Aug. 2014 Sept. 2014 Oct. 2014 Nov. 2014
Excl. self-managed enterprises 22,448 21,582 22,058 22,393
Variation [m-o-m] % -0.6 -3.9 2.2 1.5
Incl., self-managed enterprises 46,266 45,627 45,868 46,338
Variation [m-o-m] % -0.9 -1.4 0.5 1.0
  • * 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 2014 January- November 2013
Total 1.9 2.4 506,747 497,494
Companies 4.2 4.6 150,448 144,618
Sole proprietorships 1.1 1.5 356,299 352,876
Of which self-managed 5.1 2.9 263,145 256,340
  • * Total of business start-ups during the last 3 or 12 months compared with the same months a year earlier
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

Graph1EN – Business start-ups (sa-wda *)

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