The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France decreased by 6.1 thousand from a month earlier to 3.383 million in March 2019, the lowest level since April 2014. Initial Jobless Claims in France averaged 0.94 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 -7.60 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 20.50 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.

France Initial Jobless Claims
width
height
Forecast Data Chart
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-25 11:00 AM Unemployment Benefit Claims 8.4K -15.1K -2.6K
2019-02-27 11:00 AM Unemployment Benefit Claims -5.2K 8.4K -4.2K
2019-03-27 11:00 AM Unemployment Benefit Claims -48K -5.2K -32.6K
2019-04-26 02:20 PM Unemployment Benefit Claims -6.1K -15.7K 17.9K
2019-05-27 10:00 AM Unemployment Benefit Claims -6.1K 4.5K
2019-06-26 10:00 AM Unemployment Benefit Claims
2019-07-25 10:00 AM Unemployment Benefit Claims -7.5K


France Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.70 8.80 10.70 7.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 28208.80 28184.20 28208.80 19530.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3382.60 3388.70 3591.10 1975.80 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 66.10 66.10 66.10 63.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.40 3.40 5.00 2.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.20 20.10 26.00 14.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 108.50 108.20 108.50 5.90 Index Points [+]
Productivity 103.16 118.72 118.72 20.68 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 293.90 259.90 363.80 121.10 Thousand [+]
Wages 2998.00 2956.00 2998.00 1751.73 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 102.20 102.00 117.90 72.70 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 1521.22 1521.22 1521.22 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 72.30 72.30 69.50 percent [+]
Initial Jobless Claims -6.10 -15.70 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 2780.20 2775.90 5475.10 2768.70 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 25245.20 25191.70 25245.20 24296.40 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 19495.50 19429.10 19495.50 12409.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 4711.00 4948.70 4965.70 3802.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.10 0.10 0.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 22172.40 21849.30 22172.40 18337.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 5783.00 5780.20 5807.50 5609.30 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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-6.10 -15.70 72.70 -60.70 1996 - 2019 Thousand Monthly




Country Last Previous
France -6.10 Mar/19
United States 212.00 May/19


Related

Latest