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Basic Info

The France Unemployment Rate measures the total number of employees in France that are a part of the labor force, but are without a job. Unemployment rates can be a good gauge for how the economy is performing in a particular region. Historically, the France Unemployment Rate reached as high as 11% in 1997, due to sluggish growth throughout Europe.

France Unemployment Rate is at 7.90%, compared to 8.00% last month and 8.60% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 9.21%.

Region France
Source Eurostat

Stats

Last Value 7.90%
Latest Period Jul 2021
Last Updated Sep 1 2021, 05:02 EDT
Next Release Nov 3 2021, 06:00 EDT
Long Term Average 9.21%
Average Growth Rate 0.41%
Value from 1 Year Ago 8.60%
Change from 1 Year Ago -8.14%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Historical Data

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Date Value
July 31, 2021 7.90%
June 30, 2021 8.00%
May 31, 2021 8.30%
April 30, 2021 8.30%
March 31, 2021 8.10%
February 28, 2021 8.10%
January 31, 2021 7.90%
December 31, 2020 7.80%
November 30, 2020 8.00%
October 31, 2020 8.30%
September 30, 2020 9.00%
August 31, 2020 9.00%
July 31, 2020 8.60%
June 30, 2020 7.40%
May 31, 2020 7.00%
April 30, 2020 7.50%
March 31, 2020 7.50%
February 29, 2020 7.70%
January 31, 2020 8.20%
December 31, 2019 8.10%
November 30, 2019 8.10%
October 31, 2019 8.20%
September 30, 2019 8.10%
August 31, 2019 8.20%
July 31, 2019 8.30%
Date Value
June 30, 2019 8.70%
May 31, 2019 8.70%
April 30, 2019 8.50%
March 31, 2019 8.60%
February 28, 2019 8.70%
January 31, 2019 8.70%
December 31, 2018 8.80%
November 30, 2018 8.80%
October 31, 2018 8.90%
September 30, 2018 9.00%
August 31, 2018 9.00%
July 31, 2018 9.00%
June 30, 2018 9.00%
May 31, 2018 9.10%
April 30, 2018 9.10%
March 31, 2018 9.20%
February 28, 2018 9.20%
January 31, 2018 9.20%
December 31, 2017 9.10%
November 30, 2017 9.00%
October 31, 2017 9.20%
September 30, 2017 9.40%
August 31, 2017 9.60%
July 31, 2017 9.60%
June 30, 2017 9.50%

Basic Info

The France Unemployment Rate measures the total number of employees in France that are a part of the labor force, but are without a job. Unemployment rates can be a good gauge for how the economy is performing in a particular region. Historically, the France Unemployment Rate reached as high as 11% in 1997, due to sluggish growth throughout Europe.

France Unemployment Rate is at 7.90%, compared to 8.00% last month and 8.60% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 9.21%.

Region France
Source Eurostat

Stats

Last Value 7.90%
Latest Period Jul 2021
Last Updated Sep 1 2021, 05:02 EDT
Next Release Nov 3 2021, 06:00 EDT
Long Term Average 9.21%
Average Growth Rate 0.41%
Value from 1 Year Ago 8.60%
Change from 1 Year Ago -8.14%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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