Employment Rate in France increased to 65.90 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 65.80 percent in the second quarter of 2018. Employment Rate in France averaged 64.28 percent from 2003 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 65.90 percent in the third quarter of 2018 and a record low of 63.50 percent in the first quarter of 2006.

Employment Rate in France is expected to be 65.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in France to stand at 65.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Employment Rate is projected to trend around 66.60 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 101.60 117.90 117.90 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 2778.20 2780.00 5475.10 2771.80 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 25179.80 25167.30 25179.80 24299.10 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 19427.50 19397.30 19427.50 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 5780.20 5791.90 5808.50 5609.00 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 Employment Rate

In France, the employment rate measures the number of people aged 15 to 64 who have a job as a percentage of the labour force from the same age group. This page provides - France Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. France Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.90 65.80 65.90 63.50 2003 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.76 Oct/18
Switzerland 79.90 Jun/18
Netherlands 77.00 Jun/18
United Kingdom 75.50 Aug/18
Germany 75.40 Jun/18
France 65.90 Sep/18
Spain 64.01 Sep/18
Australia 62.20 Sep/18
Canada 61.70 Nov/18
South Korea 61.20 Oct/18
Japan 60.60 Oct/18
United States 60.60 Nov/18
Russia 59.80 Oct/18
Italy 58.70 Oct/18
Brazil 54.50 Oct/18
Turkey 47.60 Aug/18
South Africa 43.10 Sep/18
Argentina 41.90 Jun/18


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