French payroll employment in the manufacturing sector fell 0.1 percent to 2.77 million in the third quarter of 2018, after being unchanged in the previous period. Manufacturing Payrolls in France averaged 4012.34 Thousand from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 5475.10 Thousand in the second quarter of 1974 and a record low of 2768.90 Thousand in the second quarter of 2017.
Manufacturing Payrolls in France is expected to be 2820.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing Payrolls in France to stand at 2880.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Payroll Employment in Manufacturing is projected to trend around 2950.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.