French payroll employment in the private sector declined by 158.2 thousand, or 0.8 percent, to 19.10 million in the second quarter of 2020, worse than initially estimates of a 0.6 percent fall and following a 2.5 percent drop in the previous period. It was the lowest level since the first quarter of 2017, as net private job creation in non-agricultural market" field, which includes industry, construction and market services, payroll employment fell by 0.8 percent after a 2.8 percent decrease in the previous quarter. Employment in agriculture plunged by 4.4 percent, after a 1.4 percent drop in the previous period. Temporary employment recovered 23.1 percent after an historic fall of 40.4 percent in the previous quarter. source: INSEE, France

Nonfarm Payrolls Private in France averaged 15143.99 Thousand from 1970 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 19745.70 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2019 and a record low of 12409.60 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 1970. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020.

Nonfarm Payrolls Private in France is expected to be 17850.00 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 17400.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Payroll Employment in the Private Sector is projected to trend around 18450.00 Thousand in 2021 and 19050.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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France Payroll Employment in the Private Sector

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
19097.50 19248.20 19745.70 12409.60 1970 - 2020 Thousand Quarterly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-05-07 06:45 AM Private Non Farm Payrolls QoQ Prel Q1 -2.3% 0.4% -0.7%
2020-06-11 05:30 AM Private Non Farm Payrolls QoQ Final Q1 -2.5% 0.5% -2.3% -2.3%
2020-08-07 06:45 AM Private Non Farm Payrolls QoQ Prel Q2 -0.6% -2.5% -7.1%
2020-09-08 05:30 AM Private Non Farm Payrolls QoQ Final Q2 -0.8% -2.5% -0.6% -0.6%


News Stream
France Private Employment Falls 0.8% in Q2
French payroll employment in the private sector declined by 158.2 thousand, or 0.8 percent, to 19.10 million in the second quarter of 2020, worse than initially estimates of a 0.6 percent fall and following a 2.5 percent drop in the previous period. It was the lowest level since the first quarter of 2017, as net private job creation in non-agricultural market" field, which includes industry, construction and market services, payroll employment fell by 0.8 percent after a 2.8 percent decrease in the previous quarter. Employment in agriculture plunged by 4.4 percent, after a 1.4 percent drop in the previous period. Temporary employment recovered 23.1 percent after an historic fall of 40.4 percent in the previous quarter.
2020-09-08
French Private Employment Falls at Softer Pace in Q2
French payroll employment in the private sector declined by 119.4 thousand or 0.6 percent to 19.13 million in the second quarter of 2020, the lowest level since the first quarter of 2017, a flash estimate showed. In the so-called "non-agricultural market" field, which includes industry, construction and market services, payroll employment fell by 0.6 percent after a 2.8 percent decline in the previous quarter. That was equivalent to a 3.4 percent drop over the semester, the the largest half-year decline since the series began. Employment in agriculture slumped by 4.4 percent, after a 1.4 percent fall in the previous period. Temporary employment rebounded 23.1 percent after an historic drop of 40.4 percent in the previous quarter.
2020-08-07
French Payroll Employment Shrinks 2.5% in Q1
French payroll employment in the private sector declined by 497.4 thousand, or 2.5 percent, to 19.25 million in the first quarter of 2020, the lowest level since the third quarter of 2017, as net private job creation in market services tumbled by 464.7 thousand (vs +71.9 thousand in Q4) while that in non-market services declined by 13.5 thousand (vs +11.6 thousand in Q4). Employment in manufacturing was down by 12.1 thousand (vs +0.7 thousand in Q4) and that in agriculture fell by 1.4 thousand (vs +0.5 thousand in Q4). Also, the employment in construction dropped by 5.6 thousand (vs +11.7 thousand in Q4). Year-on-year, private payroll employment decreased by 317.2 thousand, or 1.6 percent.
2020-06-11
French Private Payroll Employment Falls to 2-Year Low
French payroll employment in the private sector dropped by 453.8 thousand, or 2.3 percent, to 19.29 million in the first quarter of 2020, its lowest level since the third quarter of 2017, following a 0.4 percent advance in the previous three-month period. Net private job creation in market services tumbled by 437.9 thousand (vs +67.5 thousand in Q4) while that in non-market services declined by 10.0 thousand (vs +11.0 thousand in Q4). Employment in manufacturing was down by 10.0 thousand (vs -0.3 thousand in Q4) and that in agriculture fell by 1.6 thousand (vs +0.5 thousand in Q4). On the other hand, the construction sector added 5.7 thousand jobs, compared to 10.1 thousand in the previous quarter.
2020-05-07

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).