Long Term Unemployment Rate in France decreased to 3.40 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 3.60 percent in the second quarter of 2018. Long Term Unemployment Rate in France averaged 3.64 percent from 1992 until 2018, 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 3.40 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 3.20 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 9.10 9.10 10.70 7.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 28184.20 28145.30 28184.20 19530.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3425.90 3435.60 3584.90 1975.90 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 65.90 65.80 65.90 63.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.40 3.60 5.00 2.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.50 20.40 26.20 14.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 108.20 108.10 108.20 5.90 Index Points [+]
Productivity 118.72 118.44 118.72 20.68 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 289.20 264.80 363.80 121.10 Thousand [+]
Wages 2998.00 2956.00 2998.00 1751.73 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 102.00 101.60 117.90 72.70 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 1498.47 1498.47 1498.47 1035.97 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 0.40 0.70 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 72.20 72.30 69.50 percent [+]
Initial Jobless Claims -9.70 -37.20 74.30 -61.70 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 2772.80 2774.30 5475.10 2768.90 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 25173.60 25158.60 25173.60 24298.40 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 19392.30 19369.90 19392.30 12409.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 4948.80 4838.00 4965.70 3802.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.10 0.20 0.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 21849.10 21682.40 21859.10 18337.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 5781.30 5788.70 5806.90 5609.30 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.40 3.60 5.00 2.40 1992 - 2018 percent Quarterly




Country Last Previous
Spain 6.60 Jun/18
Italy 6.40 Jun/18
Euro Area 3.90 Jun/18
France 3.40 Sep/18
Turkey 2.30 Jun/18
Switzerland 1.80 Jun/18
Netherlands 1.60 Jun/18
Germany 1.40 Jun/18
United Kingdom 1.00 Jun/18
United States 0.77 Nov/18


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