France GDP Growth Rate  1949-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The French economy advanced 0.5 percent quarter-on-quarter in the June quarter of 2017, the same pace as in the previous two quarters and in line with the second estimates, final figures showed. It was the fourth straight quarter of expansion, driven by household consumption, government spending and exports while fixed investment rose at a slower pace. Year-on-year, the economy expanded 1.8 percent, slightly above the preliminary estimate of 1.7 percent and following a 1.1 percent growth in the previous period. It was the strongest pace of expansion since the September quarter 2011. GDP Growth Rate in France averaged 0.79 percent from 1949 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 7.70 percent in the third quarter of 1968 and a record low of -5 percent in the second quarter of 1968.

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French Q2 GDP Growth Matches Estimates


The French economy advanced 0.5 percent quarter-on-quarter in the June quarter of 2017, the same pace as in the previous two quarters and in line with the second estimates, final figures showed. It was the fourth straight quarter of expansion, driven by household consumption, government spending and exports while fixed investment rose at a slower pace.

In the second quarter 2017, positive contribution to GDP came from final domestic demand excluding inventory changes (0.5 percentage points from 0.4 percentage points in Q1) and net foreign trade (0.6 percentage points after -0.6 percentage points). In contrast, changes in inventories subtracted 0.5 percentage points from the growth after contributing 0.7 percentage points in the first quarter.

Household consumption increased by 0.3 percent, faster than a 0.1 percent rise in the prior three-month period. Government expenditure went up by 0.4 percent, following a 0.3 percent rise in Q1. Meanwhile, gross fixed capital formation rose at a slower 0.9 percent after a 1.4 percent  growth in Q1.

Exports rebounded  (2.4 percent after -0.8 percent in Q1) while imports rose at a softer pace (0.3 percent after a 1.2 percent rise in the March quarter).

Year-on-year, the economy expanded 1.8 percent, slightly above the preliminary estimate of 1.7 percent and following a 1.1 percent growth in the previous period. It was the strongest pace of expansion since the September quarter 2011.

Insee l Rida Husna | rida@tradingeconomics.com
9/22/2017 7:09:16 AM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-28 05:30 AM GDP Growth Rate QoQ 1st Est 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
2017-08-29 06:45 AM GDP Growth Rate QoQ 2nd Est 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
2017-09-22 06:45 AM GDP Growth Rate QoQ Final 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
2017-10-31 06:30 AM GDP Growth Rate QoQ 1st Est 0.5% 0.5%
2017-11-29 07:45 AM GDP Growth Rate QoQ 2nd Est 0.5% 0.5%
2017-12-22 07:45 AM GDP Growth Rate QoQ Final 0.5% 0.5%


France GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP Growth Rate 0.50 0.50 7.70 -5.00 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.80 1.10 12.50 -3.80 percent [+]
GDP 2465.45 2433.56 2923.47 62.65 USD Billion [+]
GDP Constant Prices 538243.00 535321.00 538243.00 68907.00 EUR Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 119056.00 118433.00 121168.00 11800.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP per capita 42013.29 41689.71 42013.29 12991.27 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 38058.87 37765.75 38058.87 29527.97 USD [+]
GDP From Agriculture 7887.00 7773.00 8837.00 2165.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP From Construction 24650.00 24513.00 30452.00 6440.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP From Manufacturing 55597.00 55254.00 55597.00 7291.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP From Services 278144.00 276391.00 278144.00 26222.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP From Transport 22768.00 22692.00 22768.00 1600.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP From Utilities 10860.00 10761.00 12746.00 535.00 EUR Million [+]


France GDP Growth Rate

France is the seventh largest economy in the world and the second largest in the Euro Area. Composition of the GDP on the expenditure side: household consumption (55 percent); government expenditure (24 percent) and gross fixed capital formation (22 percent). Exports of goods and services account for 29 percent of GDP while imports account for 31 percent, subtracting 2 percent from total GDP. This page provides the latest reported value for - France GDP Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France GDP Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.50 0.50 7.70 -5.00 1949 - 2017 percent Quarterly




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