The unemployment rate fell sharply, by 0.4 points, in the fourth quarter of 2019 to 8.1% of the labor force

Unemployment Rate at 8.1% is at its Lowest Level Since Late 2008

The unemployment rate fell by 0.4 points in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to figures published by INSEE on Thursday 13th February 2020. The unemployment rate fell sharply by 0.4 points in the fourth quarter of 2019 to settle at 8.1% of the working population and reach its lowest level since the end of 2008, according to figures published by INSEE on Thursday. February 13, […]

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Pôle Emploi announce a reduction of job seekers in France

Pôle Emploi: The Drop in the Number of Unemployed is Confirmed in the 4th Auarter of 2019

UNEMPLOYMENT: The number of job seekers in category A fall by 1.7% (–55,700) at the end of 2019 according to the Pôle Emploi The decline continues for unemployment. According to Dares figures published on Monday, the number of people registered with Pôle Emploi and required to look for a job (categories A, B, C) stood at 5.44 million people in […]

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The unemployment rate fell by 0.2 point in the second quarter to 8.5% of the labor force in France (excluding Mayotte), continuing its downward trend.

Unemployment Rate Continues its Slow Decline

At 8.5% in the second quarter, the unemployment rate returned to a level in early 2009. It is down 0.6 points in one year. The unemployment rate continued its slow decline in the second quarter to 8.5 %, according to INSEE figures released Wednesday 14th August 2019, despite a modest growth. Since mid-2015, the unemployment rate has continued to […]

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Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on June 12, 2019 at the National Assembly.

Tax cuts, PMAs, Unemployment, Retirement: What to Remember from Edouard Philippe’s Speech

The Prime Minister was speaking to the Assembly on Wednesday 12th June 2019 for his second general policy speech, which is to launch the works of Act II of the government “For two years now we have been governing and there is always urgency,” said Edouard Philippe in the preamble of his second policy statement on Wednesday, […]

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The unemployment rate in the first quarter down 0.1 point to 8.7% on May 16, 2019.

Unemployment Rate at its Lowest Level Since 2009

Unemployment fell in the first quarter to 8.7% of the labour force, according to preliminary figures from INSEE published Thursday 16th May, 2019. The unemployment rate is down 0.1 point to 8.7% of the workforce in France (excluding Mayotte) in the fourth quarter of 2018, its lowest level since early 2009 , according to provisional figures from INSEE published Thursday, […]

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Germany unemployment rate lowest since reunification

Germany: The Lowest Unemployment Rate Since Reunification

WUNDERBAR: Less than 5% of Germans are looking for a job The unemployment rate in Germany fell in March to 4.9%, its lowest level since the reunification of the country in 1990, according to figures released Friday by the Employment Agency. In raw data, less representative of a basic trend but which serve as a reference in the public debate, the […]

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The number of unemployed fell significantly in the fourth quarter of 2018

Unemployment: The Number of Unemployed Down Sharply by 1.1% at the End of 2018

The number of unemployed stood at 3,676 million people in the whole of France in the fourth half of 2018, its lowest level since mid-2014. The number of unemployed decreased significantly in the fourth quarter of 2018 with 42,000 fewer people (-1.1%) enrolled in Pôle emploi, to reach 3,676 million people in France, its lowest level since the mid-1980s. 2014, according to figures […]

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Unemployment remains stable in France at 9.1 percent

Unemployment Rate Remains Stable in the Third Trimester at 9.1%

EMPLOYMENT: Over one year, the unemployment rate measured by INSEE is down 0.5 points and returns to its level in early 2011  The figure is stable. France had 2.73 million unemployed in the third quarter of 2018, according to provisional data published by INSEE on Tuesday. The unemployment rate thus remains constant at 9.1% of the active population in […]

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Unemployment in France rose in the third quarter

Unemployment: The Number of Jobseekers on the Rise

On Thursday 25th October, the Ministry of Labour unveiled unemployment figures for the third quarter. It is up 0.4% (plus 16,400 job seekers). The number of unemployed again rose slightly in Q3 (+16,400, + 0.4%) to reach 3.718 million people in France, according to figures released Thursday by the Ministry of Labor. The number of jobseekers, with or […]

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Unemployment in France fell by 0.1 percent to 9.1 percent across France

The Unemployment Rate Fell by 0.1 points to 9.1% in the Whole of France

The rate of unemployment in the second quarter (-0.1 points), to reach 9.1% in France, according to provisional figures published by INSEE on Tuesday. The unemployment rate calculated according to the standards of the International Labor Office fell to 0.3% in the United States to 8.7% of the active population, a decline which was mainly manifested […]

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