Economic growth reached 0.5 percent according to Insee

Growth Reached 0.5% in the Third Quarter, according to Insee

ESTIMATE: This figure is in line with the forecast published in early October by the National Statistics Institute … Economic growth reached 0.5% in France in the third quarter, thanks to an acceleration in household consumption and a further increase in investment, according to preliminary estimates released Tuesday by INSEE . Le PIB augmente de 0,5 % […]

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In the first quarter 2017, the unemployment rate was 9.3% of the workforce.

Unemployment: Down 0.4 Percentage Points in the First Quarter to 9.3%

In the first quarter 2017, the unemployment rate was 9.3% of the working population in France and 9.6% in France as a whole. A drop of 0.4 points. INSEE, which measures the indicator according to the standards of the International Labor Office (ILO), recorded 2.7 million unemployed in France, a decrease of 115,000 over the quarter […]

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More than 185,000 jobs created in France in 2016

More than 185,000 Jobs Created in 2016, the Most Since 2007

EMPLOYMENT: The last quarter of 2016 ended well, with 64,400 net jobs created in the non-agricultural market sectors … This is an unprecedented performance since 2007. The French economy created 187,200 jobs , net, in the commercial sector (+ 1.2%) over the full year of 2016, according to final figures from INSEE published Thursday. L’emploi […]

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France has noticed a fall in tourism numbers in the summer

Terrorist threat: Tourist Numbers fell 2.5% in France this Summer

ECONOMY: In a study published on Wednesday, INSEE highlights the weight of the attacks in France, hit tourism this summer … The destination France is a risk? This is what many more foreign tourists seem to think of France. The first results of the summer especially bad for the French Riviera and the Paris area, was […]

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The German economy slows but is doing better than France

The German Economy Slows but is still Better than France

The German economy has fared better than expected in the second quarter, rising exports and strong government spending and private consumption offset weakness in investment in construction and industry. The gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.4% over the period April to June after growing 0.7% in premiertrimestre, according to preliminary estimates released Friday by the […]

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Youth unemployment, job creation, forecasts for 2016 ... During his televised speech Thursday, President Hollande juggled the figures

Employment and Unemployment: Figures from Hollande Analysed

Youth unemployment, job creation, forecasts for 2016 … During his televised speech Thursday, President Hollande juggled the figures. France in the European average youth unemployment: FALSE Thursday evening in the show “citizen dialogues” , François Hollande denied that unemployment under 25 is greater than five points at the European average.  “No, is not true “ , he […]

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A slight consumer price increase of 0.2 percent in France for February

Consumer Prices up 0.2% in February, But Down year on year (INSEE, provisional)

The consumer prices rose 0.2% in February compared to January, mainly because of “price increses of manufactured products after the winter sales,” according to preliminary estimates released Friday by INSEE . The consumer prices rose 0.2% in February compared to January, mainly due to the “increase in prices of manufactured products after the winter sales,” according […]

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Unemployment increases in France once again

France has the Highest Unemployment Rate Since 1997

With a jump in Unemployment figures of + 0.2% in the third quarter of 2015 … According to Insee, the rate of unemployment is at its highest level since 1997, after rising in the third quarter 2015 by 0.2%, or 10.2% of the workforce in metropolitan France.   Hausse du taux de chômage au troisième trimestre […]

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Highest unemployment in the Pays de la Loire

Pays de la Loire: Unemployment has never been so high for 15 years

At the End of 2014, 9% of workers in the region were unemployed, according to Insee … A gloomy year and a record unemployment rate. These are the findings of INSEE in its economic assessment of the region in 2014, unveiled at the end of last week.  If there is a certain dynamism in shops […]

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