Long Term Unemployment Rate in France decreased to 3.30 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 3.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. Long Term Unemployment Rate in France averaged 3.64 percent from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5 percent in the first quarter of 1997 and a record low of 2.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008.

Long Term Unemployment Rate in France is expected to be 3.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Long Term Unemployment Rate in France to stand at 3.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Long Term Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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France Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.70 8.80 10.70 7.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 28257.50 28208.80 28257.50 19530.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3376.50 3372.90 3591.10 1975.80 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 66.10 66.10 66.10 63.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.30 3.40 5.00 2.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.20 20.10 26.00 14.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 107.50 108.30 108.30 5.90 Index Points [+]
Productivity 103.70 103.60 103.70 18.48 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 290.50 297.10 363.80 121.10 Thousand [+]
Wages 2988.00 2962.00 2988.00 1751.73 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 103.10 102.20 116.10 72.70 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 1521.22 1521.22 1521.22 1035.97 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 0.80 0.20 1.00 0.10 percent [+]
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 72.30 72.30 72.30 69.50 percent [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 3.60 -9.70 72.70 -60.70 Thousand [+]
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 2780.90 2775.50 5475.10 2760.70 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 25330.50 25236.70 25330.50 24288.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 19538.30 19445.60 19538.30 12409.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 4754.60 4732.00 4965.70 3802.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.20 0.20 0.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 21820.30 22043.90 22172.40 18337.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 5792.20 5791.10 5817.80 5608.00 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 Long Term Unemployment Rate

In France, the long term unemployment rate refers to the share of unemployed persons since 12 months or more in the total number of active persons (those who are either employed or unemployed) in the labour market. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Long Term Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.30 3.40 5.00 2.40 1992 - 2019 percent Quarterly




Country Last Previous
Italy 6.00 Mar/19
Spain 5.60 Mar/19
Euro Area 3.50 Mar/19
France 3.30 Mar/19
Turkey 2.90 Mar/19
Switzerland 1.70 Mar/19
Germany 1.30 Mar/19
Netherlands 1.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 1.00 Mar/19
United States 0.87 Jun/19


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