Decrease in business start-ups in September 2014Enterprise births - September 2014

In September 2014, the number of business start-ups including self-managed enterprises seasonally and working-day adjusted (sa-wda) moved back compared to August by -0.8% for all business start-ups and by –3.1% excluding self-managed enterprises (auto–entreprises).

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Paru le : 15/10/2014
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In September 2014, the number of business start-ups including self-managed enterprises seasonally and working-day adjusted (sa-wda) moved back compared to August by -0.8% for all business start-ups and by –3.1% excluding self-managed enterprises (auto–entreprises).

+4.9% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of births added up in the last three months increased compared to the same months one year before (+4.9%) for all entreprises, as well as for companies alone (+5.0%).

The sectors that most contributed to that growth were business support activities; education, health and social work activities.

+2.3% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of business start-ups rose by 2.3% year-on-year, especially for companies (+4.3%).

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

In September 2014, 51.2% 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 %
July 2014 Aug. 2014 Sept. 2014
Companies 29.9 29.9 29.9
Sole proprietorships 19.2 19.0 18.8
Self-managed business 50.9 51.0 51.2
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

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

Business set-ups by month (sa-wda *)
June 2014 July 2014 Aug. 2014 Sept. 2014
Excl. self-managed enterprises 22,321 22,586 22,457 21,759
Variation [m-o-m] % -1.1 1.2 -0.6 -3.1
Incl., self-managed enterprises 45,282 46,687 46,416 46,045
Variation [m-o-m] % -0.5 3.1 -0.6 -0.8
  • * 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- September 2014 January- September 2013
Total 4.9 2.3 413,032 402,950
Companies 5.0 4.3 122,869 117,555
Sole proprietorships 4.9 1.4 290,163 285,395
Of which self-managed 8.6 0.4 212,444 206,504
  • * 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)