The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France decreased by 16.8 thousand from the previous month to 3.558 million in March of 2021, still above pre-pandemic levels of about 3.2 million but below an all-time high of 4.307 million hit in April 2020, when the country was under strict lockdown measures to curb the spread of COVID-19. Among the different age categories, unemployment in the population aged 25 to 49 declined by 11.9 thousand to 2.099 million, and that in the younger population was down by 4 thousand to 0.493 million. Also, unemployment among those aged 50 or more dropped by 0.9 thousand to 0.966 million. Compared with the same month of the previous year, the number of people registered as jobless rose by 63.5 thousand. source: DARES, France
Unemployed Persons in France averaged 2932.31 Thousand from 1996 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 4306.90 Thousand in April of 2020 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. France Unemployed Persons - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.
Unemployed Persons in France is expected to be 3880.00 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 3770.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 3650.00 Thousand in 2022 and 3250.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.