France Initial Jobless Claims  1996-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France rose by 8 thousand, or 0.2 percent, to 3.48 million in October 2017, after a sharp drop in the previous month. Initial Jobless Claims in France averaged 1.38 Thousand from 1996 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 74.40 Thousand in February of 2009 and a record low of -64.80 Thousand in September of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-26 04:00 PM Unemployment Benefit Claims 22.3K 34.9K -12.2K
2017-10-24 04:00 PM Unemployment Benefit Claims -64.8K 22.3K -16.8K
2017-11-24 05:00 PM Unemployment Benefit Claims 8K -64.8K -11.5K
2017-12-27 05:00 PM Unemployment Benefit Claims -12.2K
2018-01-24 05:00 PM Unemployment Benefit Claims
2018-02-24 05:00 PM Unemployment Benefit Claims


France Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.70 9.50 10.70 7.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 27950.40 27892.70 27950.40 19530.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3483.60 3475.60 3579.50 1976.90 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 65.10 65.30 65.30 63.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.20 4.00 5.00 2.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 22.00 22.50 25.70 14.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 107.40 107.30 107.40 39.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 113.38 112.82 113.38 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 [+]
Minimum Wages 1480.27 1466.62 1480.27 1035.97 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 0.30 0.50 1.00 0.10 percent [+]
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 8.00 -64.80 74.40 -64.80 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 [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 2767.30 2769.50 5475.10 2767.30 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 25038.00 24993.50 25038.00 24297.80 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 19223.40 19173.50 19223.40 12409.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 4965.70 4812.70 4965.70 3802.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.20 0.30 0.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 21667.30 21337.90 21711.50 18337.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 5814.60 5820.00 5820.00 5611.40 Thousand [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1630.00 1570.00 1630.00 1510.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3160.00 3420.00 3420.00 3160.00 EUR/Month [+]


France Initial Jobless Claims

In France, unemployment benefit claims refer to the change in number of people claiming unemployment benefits in mainland France. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Initial Jobless Claims - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Initial Jobless Claims - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.00 -64.80 74.40 -64.80 1996 - 2017 Thousand Monthly




initial jobless claims by Country
Country Last
France 8.00 Oct/17
United States 236.00 Dec/17