The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France fell by 55 thousand from the previous month to 3.254 million in September of 2021, the lowest level since February 2020 as the labor market consolidated its recovery from the pandemic. Among different age categories, unemployment in the population aged 25 to 49 declined 29.9 thousand to 1.913 million, and that in the younger population was down by 20.2 thousand to 0.425 million. Also, unemployment among those aged 50 or older dropped by 4.9 thousand to 0.916 million. Compared with the same month in the previous year, the number of people registered as jobless fell by 353.3 thousand. source: DARES, France

Unemployed Persons in France averaged 2941.57 Thousand from 1996 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 4306.90 Thousand in April of 2020 and a record low of 1975.80 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 November of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in France is expected to be 3250.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the France Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 3180.00 Thousand in 2022 and 3140.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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France Unemployed Persons


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-09-27 10:00 AM Aug 3308.7K 3359.8K 3315.8K
2021-10-27 10:00 AM Sep 3253.7K 3308.7K 3272.7K
2021-11-25 11:00 AM Oct 3253.7K 3207.7K


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployed Persons 3253.70 3308.70 Thousand Sep/21
Job Vacancies 276.80 285.40 Thousand Aug/21
Wage Growth 0.30 0.60 percent Jun/21
Initial Jobless Claims -55.00 -51.10 Thousand Sep/21

News Stream
French Unemployment Hits 19-Month Low
The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France fell by 55 thousand from the previous month to 3.254 million in September of 2021, the lowest level since February 2020 as the labor market consolidated its recovery from the pandemic. Among different age categories, unemployment in the population aged 25 to 49 declined 29.9 thousand to 1.913 million, and that in the younger population was down by 20.2 thousand to 0.425 million. Also, unemployment among those aged 50 or older dropped by 4.9 thousand to 0.916 million. Compared with the same month in the previous year, the number of people registered as jobless fell by 353.3 thousand.
2021-10-27
French Unemployment Hits 18-Month Low
The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France fell by 51.1 thousand from the previous month to 3.309 million in August 2021, the lowest level since February 2020, as the labor market consolidated its recovery from the pandemic hit. Among the different age categories, unemployment in the population aged 25 to 49 declined by 32.4 thousand to 1.943 million, and that in the younger population was down by 11.3 thousand to 0.445 million. Also, unemployment among those aged 50 or more dropped by 7.4 thousand to 0.921 million. Compared with the same month of the previous year, the number of people registered as jobless fell by 313.5 thousand.
2021-09-27
French Registered Jobless Falls Further
The number of people registered as out of work in mainland France fell by 57.8 thousand from the previous month to 3.360 million in July of 2021, the lowest level since February 2020. Among the different age categories, unemployment in the population aged 25 to 49 declined by 35 thousand to 1.975 million, and that in the younger population was down by 5 thousand to 0.457 million. Also, unemployment among those aged 50 or more fell by 17.8 thousand to 0.928 million. Compared with the same month of the previous year, the number of people registered as jobless fell by 430.6 thousand.
2021-08-25

France Unemployed Persons
The jobseekers total in France refers to the registered number of unemployed at the end of the month at employment center which are obliged to actively seek a job.