Employment Rate in France decreased to 66 percent in the second quarter of 2019 from 66.10 percent in the first quarter of 2019. Employment Rate in France averaged 64.35 percent from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 66.10 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 and a record low of 63.50 percent in the first quarter of 2006.

Employment Rate in France is expected to be 65.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in France to stand at 66.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Employment Rate is projected to trend around 66.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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France Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.50 8.70 10.70 7.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 28383.20 28288.50 28383.20 19522.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3373.30 3393.40 3591.10 1975.80 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 66.00 66.10 66.10 63.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.20 3.30 5.00 2.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.20 19.30 26.00 14.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 107.60 107.50 108.30 5.90 Index Points [+]
Productivity 103.59 103.70 103.70 18.48 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 322.70 272.60 363.80 121.10 Thousand [+]
Wages 2988.00 2962.00 2988.00 1751.73 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 103.60 103.10 116.10 72.70 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 0.50 0.80 1.00 0.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 1521.22 1521.22 1521.22 1035.97 EUR/Month [+]
Population 67.19 66.95 67.19 45.46 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.00 62.00 62.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.00 62.00 62.00 60.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 72.00 72.20 72.30 69.50 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 1790.00 1750.00 1860.00 1650.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1080.00 1050.00 1150.00 960.00 EUR/Month [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 2782.80 2781.70 5475.10 2760.90 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims -20.10 10.80 72.70 -60.70 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 25395.90 25339.70 25395.90 24289.20 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 19591.40 19545.60 19591.40 12409.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 4668.20 4754.60 4965.70 3802.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 5804.60 5794.10 5821.90 5608.60 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.30 0.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 22138.70 21820.30 22172.40 18337.00 Thousand [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1610.00 1580.00 1610.00 1530.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3120.00 3460.00 3460.00 3120.00 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 October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
66.00 66.10 66.10 63.50 2003 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.26 Aug/19
Switzerland 80.60 Jun/19
Netherlands 78.10 Jun/19
Germany 76.50 Jun/19
United Kingdom 75.90 Jul/19
France 66.00 Jun/19
Spain 64.49 Jun/19
Australia 62.70 Aug/19
Canada 62.10 Sep/19
South Korea 61.40 Aug/19
United States 61.00 Sep/19
Japan 60.90 Aug/19
Russia 59.90 Aug/19
Italy 59.10 Jul/19
Brazil 54.70 Aug/19
India 46.80 Dec/18
Turkey 45.50 Jul/19
Argentina 42.60 Jun/19
South Africa 42.44 Jun/19


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