Employment Rate in France decreased to 65.20 percent in the third quarter of 2019 from 65.50 percent in the second quarter of 2019. Employment Rate in France averaged 63.86 percent from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 65.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 and a record low of 63 percent in the fourth quarter of 2005. source: INSEE, France

Employment Rate in France is expected to be 66.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in France to stand at 66.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Employment Rate is projected to trend around 66.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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France Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.20 65.50 65.50 63.00 2003 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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France Employment Rate
In France, the employment rate measures the number of people aged 15 to 64 who have a job as a percentage of the labour force from the same age group.

France Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.60 8.50 10.70 7.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 28437.90 28376.60 28437.90 19522.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3302.90 3330.70 3591.10 1975.80 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 65.20 65.50 65.50 63.00 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.40 3.40 5.00 2.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.90 19.00 26.00 14.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 102.60 102.20 102.70 5.90 points [+]
Productivity 103.69 103.59 103.70 18.48 points [+]
Job Vacancies 238.90 282.60 363.80 121.10 Thousand [+]
Wages 2988.00 2962.00 2988.00 1751.73 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 103.90 103.60 116.10 72.70 points [+]
Wage Growth 0.50 0.80 1.00 0.10 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 1521.22 1521.22 1521.22 1035.97 EUR/Month [+]
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 71.30 71.60 72.00 69.20 percent [+]
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 2784.20 2783.20 5475.10 2761.20 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims -27.80 4.00 72.70 -60.70 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 25444.40 25402.20 25444.40 24324.70 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 19623.60 19589.90 19623.60 12409.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 4555.60 4668.20 4965.70 3802.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 5820.80 5812.30 5823.10 5609.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.20 0.30 0.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 22181.90 22138.70 22181.90 18337.00 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 [+]