The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France edged up by 0.5 thousand from the previous month to 3.587 million in December of 2020, remaining well above pre-pandemic levels, as new coronavirus-induced lockdown measures hit the labor market. Unemployment among people aged 25 to 49 went up by 1.2 thousand to 2.124 million, and that among those aged 50 or more increased 1.1 thousand to 0.968 million. On the other hand, unemployment among people aged 25 to 49 fell by 1.8 thousand to 0.495 million. Compared with the same month of the previous year, the number of people registered as jobless advanced by 297.7 thousand. source: DARES, France
Unemployed Persons in France averaged 2926.18 Thousand from 1996 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 4315.70 Thousand in April of 2020 and a record low of 1975.40 Thousand in February of 2008. This page provides the latest reported value for - Unemployed Persons - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Unemployed Persons - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2021.
Unemployed Persons in France is expected to be 4070.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in France to stand at 3650.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 3650.00 Thousand in 2022 and 3250.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.