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.

Nonfarm Payrolls Private in France averaged 15124.07 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 August of 2020. source: INSEE, France

Nonfarm Payrolls Private in France is expected to be 16850.00 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 16600.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Payroll Employment in the Private Sector is projected to trend around 16950.00 Thousand in 2021 and 18050.00 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
19248.30 19745.70 19745.70 12409.60 1970 - 2020 Thousand Quarterly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-02-07 07:45 AM Private Non Farm Payrolls QoQ Prel Q4 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
2020-03-10 06:30 AM Private Non Farm Payrolls QoQ Final Q4 0.5% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
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%


News Stream
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
French Private Payroll Employment Revised Higher
French payroll employment in the private sector increased 88.8 thousand, or 0.5 percent, to 19.74 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, revised higher from a preliminary estimate of 0.2 percent and compared to 0.2 percent in the previous three-month period. Net private job creation in market services grew 67.5 thousand (vs +31.4 thousand in Q3) while that in construction advanced 10.1 thousand (vs +10.2 thousand in Q3). In addition, employment rose 0.5 thousand in agriculture (vs +2.3 thousand in Q3) while that in manufacturing fell 0.3 thousand (vs +1.3 thousand in Q3). Year-on-year, private payroll employment increased 263.1 thousand, or 1.4 percent.
2020-03-10
French Payroll Employment Rises 0.2% in Q4
French payroll employment in the private sector rose by 40.7 thousand, or 0.2 percent to 19.66 million in the last quarter of 2019, the same pace as in the previous period and in line with market forecasts, a preliminary estimate showed. Net private job creation grew by market services 31.8 thousand (vs 22.5 thousand in Q3), in construction increased by 8.1 thousand (vs 8.9 thousand in Q2) and in agriculture went up by 0.5 thousand (vs 1.8 thousand in Q2). Meantime, employment in industry shrank by 1.7 thousand. Considering 2019 as a whole, private payroll employment increased by 210 thousand, or 1.1 percent, higher than in 2018 (+163 thousand jobs).
2020-02-07

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).