The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France decreased by 10.0 thousand from the previous month to 3.293 million in December 2019, the lowest level since October 2013. Unemployment among people aged 25 to 49 dropped by 4.7 thousand to 1.946 million, and that among young people declined by 1.3 thousand to 0.450 million. Also, unemployment among those aged 50 or more fell by 4.0 thousand to 0.897 million. Compared with the same month of the previous year, registered jobless decreased by 121.2 thousand.
Unemployed Persons in France averaged 2894.75 Thousand from 1996 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3591.10 Thousand in February of 2016 and a record low of 1975.80 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. source: DARES, France
Unemployed Persons in France is expected to be 3336.00 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 3290.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 3250.00 Thousand in 2021, according to our econometric models.