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

The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France rose by 22.3 thousand, or 0.6 percent, to 3.54 million in August 2017, the highest level in a year. The number of young unemployed increased by 1.9 thousand to 0.49 million; that of people aged 25 to 49 went up by 16.9 thousand to 2.13 million; and unemployment among those aged 50 or more grew by 3.5 thousand to 0.92 million. Compared with the same month of the previous year, registered jobless fell by 0.3 percent. Unemployed Persons in France averaged 2826.71 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 TEForecast
2017-07-25 04:00 PM Jobseekers Total 3483.2K 3494.1K 3486.9K
2017-08-24 04:00 PM Jobseekers Total 3518K 3483.2K 3474.8K
2017-09-26 04:00 PM Jobseekers Total 3540K 3518.1K 3505.9K
2017-10-24 04:00 PM Jobseekers Total 3540.4K 3523.6K
2017-11-24 05:00 PM Jobseekers Total 3546.2K
2017-12-27 05:00 PM Jobseekers Total 3555.5K


France Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.50 9.60 10.70 7.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 27892.70 27747.60 27892.70 19530.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3540.40 3518.10 3579.50 1976.90 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 65.30 64.70 65.30 63.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.00 4.10 5.00 2.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.00 23.10 25.70 14.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 107.30 106.80 107.30 39.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 112.82 112.80 112.82 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 66.99 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 [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.30 0.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16318.70 16227.70 16437.30 12409.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 4812.70 4759.00 4937.60 3802.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 72.00 71.40 72.00 69.50 percent [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 22.30 34.90 74.40 -63.80 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 1365.70 1418.10 1430.80 1365.70 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1063.20 1097.10 1103.50 1063.20 EUR/Month [+]
Full Time Employment 21337.90 21435.80 21711.50 18337.00 Thousand [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1860.00 1990.00 1990.00 1400.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3140.00 3090.00 3140.00 2920.00 EUR/Month [+]


France Unemployed Persons

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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3540.40 3518.10 3579.50 1976.90 1996 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country

Last
Australia 727.45 Aug/17
Brazil 13.11 Aug/17
Canada 1214.10 Sep/17
China 976.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 14642.00 Aug/17
France 3540.40 Aug/17
Germany 2448.91 Sep/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2903.38 Aug/17
Japan 1860.00 Aug/17
Mexico 1870180.00 Jun/17
Netherlands 422.00 Sep/17
Russia 3.79 Aug/17
South Korea 1022.00 Sep/17
Spain 3410.18 Sep/17
Switzerland 142874.70 Aug/17
Turkey 3251.00 Jun/17
United Kingdom 804.10 Sep/17
United States 6801.00 Sep/17