Capacity Utilization in France decreased to 85 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 85.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. Capacity Utilization in France averaged 84.94 percent from 1976 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 90.30 percent in the second quarter of 1990 and a record low of 71.40 percent in the second quarter of 2009.
Capacity Utilization in France is expected to be 85.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Capacity Utilization in France to stand at 85.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Capacity Utilization is projected to trend around 86.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.