France Employment Change  Forecast


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Employment Change in France is expected to be 0.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Change in France to stand at 0.19 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Employment Change is projected to trend around 0.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


France Labour Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 9.7 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.2 8.2
Employed Persons 27893 28000 28120 28120 28406 29100
Unemployed Persons 3476 3410 3400 3400 3299 3310
Employment Rate 65.1 65.4 65.5 65.5 64.98 69
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.1 3.98 3.98 3.97 3.8
Youth Unemployment Rate 22.5 21.1 20.9 20.9 21.28 18.3
Labour Costs 107 110 108 109 109 119
Productivity 113 114 113 113 113 119
Job Vacancies 266 200 256 254 253 208
Wages 2957 3270 3300 3300 3152 3520
Wages in Manufacturing 117 116 117 118 119 129
Wage Growth 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.31 0.7
Minimum Wages 1480 1480 1500 1500 1481 1530
Population 66.99 66.99 67.28 67.28 67.28 68.06
Retirement Age Women 65.33 65.33 64 64 64 66.33
Retirement Age Men 65.33 65.33 64 64 64 66.33
Labor Force Participation Rate 71.9 72.2 72.3 72.4 72.5 72.8
Initial Jobless Claims -64.8 -18 -10 -8 -12 -14
Non Farm Payrolls 19223 16200 19186 19166 19144 16800
Part Time Employment 4966 4850 4860 4860 4784 4930
Living Wage Family 1700 1450 1520 1520 1647 1920
Living Wage Individual 1030 1220 1310 1310 959 1730
Wages High Skilled 3160 3190 3369 3406 3442 3360
Employment Change 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.19 0.7
Full Time Employment 21667 22100 22200 22300 21477 22900
Wages Low Skilled 1630 1940 1582 1589 1596 2070