France: Unemployment rate

(measure: percent, source: National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies of France)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Unemployment rate, percent in France, Q1 1975 - Q3 2021:

For that indicator, we provide data for France from Q1 1975 to Q3 2021. The average value for France during that period was 8.34 percent with a minimum of 3 percent in Q1 1975 and a maximum of 10.8 percent in Q2 1994. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Measure: percent
Source: National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies of France



Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
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