France Employment Rate  2003-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Employment Rate in France decreased to 65.10 percent in the third quarter of 2017 from 65.30 percent in the second quarter of 2017. Employment Rate in France averaged 64.17 percent from 2003 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 65.30 percent in the second quarter of 2017 and a record low of 63.50 percent in the first quarter of 2006.

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France Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.70 9.50 10.70 7.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 27892.70 27747.60 27892.70 19530.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3475.60 3540.40 3579.50 1976.90 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 65.10 65.30 65.30 63.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.00 4.10 5.00 2.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 22.50 22.70 25.70 14.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 107.30 106.80 107.30 39.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 112.82 112.80 112.82 20.64 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 266.40 322.20 363.80 121.10 Thousand [+]
Wages 2957.00 2913.00 2957.00 1751.73 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 116.60 116.10 116.60 72.70 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 0.50 0.20 1.00 0.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 1480.27 1466.62 1480.27 1035.97 EUR/Month [+]
Population 66.99 66.73 66.99 45.46 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.33 65.00 65.33 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.33 65.00 65.33 60.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 71.90 72.00 72.00 69.50 percent [+]
Initial Jobless Claims -64.80 22.30 74.40 -64.80 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 19223.10 19193.30 19223.10 12409.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 4812.70 4759.00 4937.60 3802.00 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 1700.00 1660.00 1700.00 1610.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1030.00 980.00 1030.00 930.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3160.00 3420.00 3420.00 3160.00 EUR/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.30 0.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 21337.90 21435.80 21711.50 18337.00 Thousand [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1630.00 1570.00 1630.00 1510.00 EUR/Month [+]


France Employment Rate

In France, the employment rate measures the number of people aged 15 to 64 who have a job as a percentage of the labour force from the same age group. This page provides - France Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. France Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.10 65.30 65.30 63.50 2003 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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employment rate by Country
Country Last
Mexico 96.40 Sep/17
Switzerland 79.80 Jun/17
Netherlands 75.70 Jun/17
United Kingdom 75.00 Aug/17
Germany 74.80 Jun/17
Russia 66.10 Sep/17
France 65.10 Sep/17
Spain 62.80 Sep/17
Australia 61.60 Sep/17
Canada 61.60 Oct/17
South Korea 61.30 Sep/17
United States 60.20 Oct/17
Japan 59.40 Sep/17
Italy 58.10 Sep/17
Brazil 54.10 Sep/17
Turkey 47.20 Aug/17