The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France increased by 10.8 thousand from the previous month to 3.393 million in July 2019. Initial Jobless Claims in France averaged 0.96 Thousand from 1996 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 72.70 Thousand in February of 2009 and a record low of -60.70 Thousand in November of 2000.

Initial Jobless Claims in France is expected to be -26.20 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Initial Jobless Claims in France to stand at -8.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Initial Jobless Claims is projected to trend around -10.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-27 10:00 AM Unemployment Benefit Claims Apr -9.7K -6.1K 4.5K
2019-06-26 10:00 AM Unemployment Benefit Claims May 3.6K -9.7K 5.1K
2019-07-25 10:00 AM Unemployment Benefit Claims Jun 6.1K 3.6K -7.5K
2019-08-27 10:00 AM Unemployment Benefit Claims Jul 10.8K 6.1K 9.8K
2019-09-25 10:00 AM Unemployment Benefit Claims Aug 10.8K -4K
2019-10-25 10:00 AM Unemployment Benefit Claims Sep -26.2K
2019-11-27 11:00 AM Unemployment Benefit Claims Oct -8.6K


France Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.50 8.70 10.70 7.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 28383.20 28288.50 28383.20 19522.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3393.40 3382.60 3591.10 1975.80 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 66.00 66.10 66.10 63.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.20 3.30 5.00 2.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.20 19.30 26.00 14.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 107.60 107.50 108.30 5.90 Index Points [+]
Productivity 103.59 103.70 103.70 18.48 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 322.70 272.60 363.80 121.10 Thousand [+]
Wages 2988.00 2962.00 2988.00 1751.73 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 103.10 102.20 116.10 72.70 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 1521.22 1521.22 1521.22 1035.97 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 0.80 0.20 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 72.00 72.20 72.30 69.50 percent [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 10.80 6.10 72.70 -60.70 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 2782.80 2781.70 5475.10 2760.90 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 25395.90 25339.70 25395.90 24289.20 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 19591.40 19545.60 19591.40 12409.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 4754.60 4732.00 4965.70 3802.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.30 0.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 21820.30 22043.90 22172.40 18337.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 5804.60 5794.10 5821.90 5608.60 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 Initial Jobless Claims

In France, unemployment benefit claims refer to the change in number of people claiming unemployment benefits in mainland France. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Initial Jobless Claims - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Initial Jobless Claims - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.80 6.10 72.70 -60.70 1996 - 2019 Thousand Monthly




Country Last Previous
France 10.80 Jul/19
United States 208.00 Sep/19


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