Decrease in enterprise births in August 2012Enterprise births - August 2012

In August 2012, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to June: -5.5% for enterprise births (seasonally and working-day adjusted data) including in raw data self-managed enterprises; it was partly compensated by the increase of births excluding self-managed enterprises (+2.7%).

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No 224
Paru le : 14/09/2012
Prochaine parution le : 14/12/2017 at 08:45 - November 2017

Warning : Only enterprise births 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 August 2012, the number of enterprise births decreased compared to June: -5.5% for enterprise births (seasonally and working-day adjusted data) including in raw data self-managed enterprises; it was partly compensated by the increase of births excluding self-managed enterprises (+2.7%).

+6.9% year-on-year (quarterly basis)

The amount of entries added up June, July and August 2012 increased compared to the same months one year before (+6.9%).

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

-1% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of births decreased by 1% year-on-year.

208,348 self-managed enterprises since the beginning of 2012

For the first eight months of 2012, more than one out of two births enterprises were self-managed enterprises (208,348).

tab0EN – Self-managed entreprise births

Raw data
Self-managed entreprise births
May 2012 June 2012 July 2012 Aug. 2012
25 139 27 096 23 966 20 987
  • Source: INSEE (Sirene)

tab1EN – Enterprise births by month

Enterprise births by month
May 2012 June 2012 July 2012 Aug. 2012
Excl. self-managed enterprises (sa-wda *) 20 034 20 335 20 187 20 728
Variation [m-o-m] % 0.4 1.5 -0.7 2.7
Incl., in raw data, self-managed enterprises 45 173 47 431 44 153 41 715
Variation [m-o-m] % -1.3 5.0 -6.9 -5.5
  • * 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- August 2012 January- August 2011
Total 6.9 -1.0 374 039 364 461
Companies 1.8 -1.1 108 867 111 667
Individual enterprises 9.3 -1.0 265 172 252 794
Of which self-managed 13.1 1.3 208 348 190 603
  • * 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)