Payroll employment in the French private sector increased by 312,400 or 1.6 percent in the third quarter of 2020, less than expected and compared to a 146,800 fall in the previous period. Still, private payroll employment fell by 234,300 or 1.2 percent compared to a year ago, as coronavirus crisis continued to hit the labor market. Payrolls in market services increased by 2.3 percent, and those in construction advanced by 1.3 percent. Meanwhile, employment in industry continued to fall. source: INSEE, France

Nonfarm Payrolls Private in France averaged 15165.34 Thousand from 1970 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 19751.90 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 January of 2021.

Nonfarm Payrolls Private in France is expected to be 18790.00 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 17900.00 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
19430.60 19118.20 19751.90 12409.60 1970 - 2020 Thousand Quarterly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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%
2020-11-06 07:45 AM Private Non Farm Payrolls QoQ Prel Q3 1.8% -0.8% 0.4%
2020-12-08 06:30 AM Private Non Farm Payrolls QoQ Final Q3 1.6% -0.8% 1.8% 1.8%


News Stream
French Q3 Private Payroll Employment Revised Lower
Payroll employment in the French private sector increased by 312,400 or 1.6 percent in the third quarter of 2020, less than expected and compared to a 146,800 fall in the previous period. Still, private payroll employment fell by 234,300 or 1.2 percent compared to a year ago, as coronavirus crisis continued to hit the labor market. Payrolls in market services increased by 2.3 percent, and those in construction advanced by 1.3 percent. Meanwhile, employment in industry continued to fall.
2020-12-08
Payroll Employment in France Rebounds
Payroll employment in the French private sector increased by 344,400 or 1.8 percent in the third quarter of 2020, rebounding from a 491,600 job loss in the first quarter and a 158,400 decline in the second quarter. However, private payroll employment fell by 214,000 or 1.1 percent compared to a year ago and returned to a level comparable to September of 2018, due to the coronavirus crisis. Payrolls increased 1.9 percent in industry, construction and market services, the strongest gain on record after falling for 3 straight quarters. Temporary employment continues to recover strongly and was up +23.5 percent.
2020-11-06
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

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).