The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France dropped by 15.2 thousand from the previous month to 3.606 million in September 2020, remaining well above pre-pandemic levels, as the labor market recovery from the pandemic shock showed signs of slowing amid a resurgence in COVID-19 cases. Unemployment among people aged 25 to 49 decreased by 7.5 thousand to 2.145 million, and that among young people went down by 14.1 thousand to 0.498 million. Meanwhile, unemployment among those aged 50 or more rose by 6.4 thousand to 0.964 million. Still, compared with the same month of the previous year, the number of people registered as jobless was up by 274.5 thousand. source: DARES, France
Unemployed Persons in France averaged 2919.63 Thousand from 1996 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 4315.70 Thousand in April of 2020 and a record low of 1975.40 Thousand in February of 2008. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2020.
Unemployed Persons in France is expected to be 4100.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in France to stand at 3750.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 3650.00 Thousand in 2021 and 3250.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.