French payroll employment in the private sector increased by 16.2 thousand, the smallest gain in near four years, or 0.1 percent, to 19.40 million in the fourth quarter of 2018 in line with market expectations, a preliminary estimate showed. Net private job creation in market services stood at 13 thousand in the fourth quarter (vs 15.8 thousand in Q3) and employment in construction rose by 2.7 thousand (vs 5.4 thousand in Q3). Also, private payroll employment in agriculture went up by 0.9 thousand (vs 1.7 thousand in Q3), while employment in industry fell by 2.4 thousand (vs -1 thousand in Q3). Year-on-year, private payroll employment increased by 106.1 thousand, or 0.5 percent. Nonfarm Payrolls Private in France averaged 15007.16 Thousand from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 19403.90 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2018 and a record low of 12409.60 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 1970.

Nonfarm Payrolls Private in France is expected to be 19530.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Nonfarm Payrolls Private in France to stand at 19650.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Payroll Employment in the Private Sector is projected to trend around 19790.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-11 05:30 AM Private Non Farm Payrolls QoQ Final 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
2018-11-13 07:45 AM Private Non Farm Payrolls QoQ Prel 0.2% 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
2018-12-11 06:30 AM Private Non Farm Payrolls QoQ Final 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
2019-02-08 07:45 AM Private Non Farm Payrolls QoQ Prel 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%


France Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.80 9.10 10.70 7.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 28184.20 28145.30 28184.20 19530.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3419.20 3410.80 3584.90 1975.90 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 66.10 65.90 66.10 63.50 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.40 3.40 5.00 2.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.10 21.80 26.20 14.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 108.20 108.10 108.20 5.90 Index Points [+]
Productivity 118.72 118.44 118.72 20.68 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 202.50 242.90 363.80 121.10 Thousand [+]
Wages 2998.00 2956.00 2998.00 1751.73 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 102.00 101.60 117.90 72.70 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 1521.22 1521.22 1521.22 1035.97 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 0.40 0.70 1.00 0.10 percent [+]
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 72.30 72.30 72.30 69.50 percent [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 8.40 -15.10 74.30 -61.70 Thousand [+]
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 2772.80 2774.30 5475.10 2768.90 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 25173.60 25158.60 25173.60 24298.40 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 19403.90 19387.70 19403.90 12409.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 4711.00 4948.70 4965.70 3802.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.10 0.10 0.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 22172.40 21849.30 22172.40 18337.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 5781.30 5788.70 5806.90 5609.30 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 [+]


France Payroll Employment in the Private Sector

In France, Payroll Employment in the Private Sector refers to the number of persons, regardless of work duration, in employment on the last day of the quarter. Employment estimates are in all sectors. Until the third quarter of 2010, data refers only to mainland France. From the fourth quarter of 2010 onwards, employment estimates cover all France (excluding Mayotte). This page provides - France Nonfarm Payrolls Private- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. France Payroll Employment in the Private Sector - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
19403.90 19387.70 19403.90 12409.60 1970 - 2018 Thousand Quarterly
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France 19403.90 Dec/18
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