The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France fell by 133.7 thousand from the previous month to 3.490 million in May of 2021, the lowest level since February 2020. It was also the largest monthly drop in unemployment levels since last August. Among the different age categories, unemployment in the population aged 25 to 49 declined by 79.7 thousand to 2.055 million, and that in the younger population was down by 30.9 thousand to 0.478 million. Also, unemployment among those aged 50 or more fell by 23.1 thousand to 0.957 million. Compared with the same month of the previous year, the number of people registered as jobless 670.5 thousand. source: DARES, France
Unemployed Persons in France averaged 2936.41 Thousand from 1996 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 4306.90 Thousand in April of 2020 and a record low of 1975.80 Thousand in February of 2008. This page provides the latest reported value for - Unemployed Persons - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Unemployed Persons - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2021.
Unemployed Persons in France is expected to be 3450.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in France to stand at 3520.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 3650.00 Thousand in 2022 and 3250.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.