France Unemployed Persons  1996-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France fell by 36.3 thousand, or 1.1 percent, to 3.47 million in April 2017. It was the biggest decline since September last year, as the number of young unemployed dropped by 5.9 thousand to 0.48 million; that of people aged 25 to 49 went down by 20.7 thousand to 2.09 million; and unemployment among those aged 50 or more declined by 9.7 thousand to 0.91 million. Compared with the same month of the previous year, registered jobless dropped by 46.4 thousand, or 1.3 percent. Unemployed Persons in France averaged 2817.76 Thousand from 1996 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 3579.50 Thousand in October of 2015 and a record low of 1976.90 Thousand in February of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-24 05:00 PM Feb 3464K 3467.9K 3464.9K
2017-04-26 04:00 PM Mar 3508.1K 3464.4K 3457K
2017-05-24 04:00 PM Apr 3471.8K 3508.1K 3489.1K
2017-06-26 04:00 PM May 3471.8K 3455.6K
2017-07-25 04:00 PM Jun 3479.4K
2017-08-24 04:00 PM Jul 3476.6K




France Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.60 10.00 10.70 7.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 27747.60 27798.60 27798.60 19530.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3471.80 3508.10 3579.50 1976.90 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 64.70 64.70 65.00 63.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.10 4.20 5.00 2.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.70 22.20 25.70 14.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 106.80 106.50 106.80 39.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 112.80 112.04 112.80 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 116.10 115.40 116.10 72.70 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 0.50 0.20 1.00 0.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 1480.27 1466.62 1480.27 1035.97 EUR/Month [+]
Population 66.63 66.38 66.63 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 [+]
Full Time Employment 21435.80 21709.80 21711.50 18337.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.20 0.20 0.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16227.70 16178.20 16437.30 12409.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 4759.00 4692.30 4937.60 3802.00 Thousand [+]
Wages High Skilled 3140.00 3090.00 3140.00 2920.00 EUR/Month [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 71.40 71.70 71.70 69.50 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 1365.70 1418.10 2190.00 1365.70 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1063.20 1097.10 1140.00 1063.20 EUR/Month [+]
Initial Jobless Claims -36.30 43.70 74.40 -63.80 Thousand [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1860.00 1990.00 1990.00 1400.00 EUR/Month [+]


France Unemployed Persons Notes

The jobseekers total in France refers to the registered number of unemployed at the end of the month at employment center which are obliged to actively seek a job. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3471.80 3508.10 3579.50 1976.90 1996 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country

Last
Australia 711.91 May/17
Brazil 14.05 Apr/17
Canada 1288.90 May/17
China 976.00 Mar/17
Euro Area 14930.00 Apr/17
France 3471.80 Apr/17
Germany 2497.72 May/17
India 48.26 Dec/14
Indonesia 7024172.00 Dec/16
Italy 2879.83 Apr/17
Japan 1860.00 Apr/17
Mexico 1821825.00 Mar/17
Netherlands 456.00 May/17
Russia 3.90 May/17
South Korea 999.00 May/17
Spain 3487.01 May/17
Switzerland 146008.73 Apr/17
Turkey 3642.00 Mar/17
United Kingdom 802.60 May/17
United States 6861.00 May/17