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ILO Unemployment and Labour Market-related indicators (Labour Force Survey results)

  • The unemployment rate increased in Q3 2014

    In Q3 2014, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 10.4%, after 10.1% in Q2 2014. In metropolitan France only, with 2.8 million people, 9.9% of the ...

    Results of 3rd Quarter 2014 - released on December 4, 2014 07:30

  • Unemployment rate was almost steady in Q2 2014

    In Q2 2014, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 10.2% after 10.1% in Q1 2014. In metropolitan France only, with 2.8 million people, 9.7% of the a...

    Results of 2nd quarter 2014 - released on September 4, 2014 07:30

  • Unemployment rate was steady in Q1 2014

    In Q1 2014, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 10.1%. In metropolitan France only, with 2.8 million people, 9.7% of the active population was un...

    Results of 1st Quarter 2014 - released on June 5, 2014 07:30

  • Unemployment rate decreased by 0.1 point in Q4 2013

    In Q4 2013, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 10.2%. ...

    Results of 4th Quarter 2013 - released on March 6, 2014 07:30

  • Unemployment rate increases by 0.1 point in Q3 2013

    In Q3 2013, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 10.9%, after neutralization of the effects of the updated questionnaire....

    Results of 3rd quarter 2013 - released on December 5, 2013 07:30

  • Unemployment rate increases by 0.1 point in Q2 2013

    In Q2 2013, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 10.9%, after neutralization of the effects of the updated questionnaire. ...

    Results of 2nd Quarter 2013 - released on September 5, 2013 07:30

  • Estimation du taux de chômage au sens du BIT pour le 1er trimestre 2013

    L'Insee n'est pas en mesure de publier l'Informations Rapides trimestriel sur les statistiques de l'emploi et de chômage au sens du Bureau International du travail (BIT) du premier trimestre 2013. Le ...

    Results of 1st Quarter 2013 - released on June 6, 2013 07:30

  • Unemployment rate increases in Q4 2012

    In Q4 2012, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 10.6% of the active population. ...

    Results of 4th Quarter 2012 - released on March 7, 2013 07:30

  • New unemployment rate increase in Q3 2012

    In Q3 2012, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 10.3% of the active population. ...

    Results of 3rd Quarter 2012 - released on December 6, 2012 07:30

  • New unemployment rate increase in Q2 2012

    In Q2 2012, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 10.2% of the active population. ...

    Results of 2nd Quarter 2012 - released on September 6, 2012 07:30

  • New unemployment rate increase in Q1 2012

    In Q1 2012, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 10.0% of the active population. ...

    Results of 1st Quarter 2012 - released on June 7, 2012 07:30

  • The unemployment rate increased by 0.1 point in Q4 2011

    In Q4 2011, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 9.8% of the active population. ...

    Results of 4st Quarter 2011 - released on March 1, 2012 07:30

  • Increase in the unemployment rate in Q3 2011

    In Q3 2011, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 9.7% of the active population. ...

    Results of 3rd quarter 2011 - released on December 1, 2011 07:30

  • Decrease in the unemployment rate in Q2 2011

    In Q2 2011, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 9.6% of the active population. ...

    Results of 2nd Quarter 2011 - released on September 1, 2011 07:30

  • Decrease in the unemployment rate in Q1 2011

    In Q1 2011, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 9.7% of the active population. In metropolitan France only, 9.2% of the active population was u...

    Results of 1st Quarter 2011 - released on June 1, 2011 07:30

  • Decrease in the unemployment rate in Q4 2010

    In Q4 2010, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 9.6% of the active population. ...

    Results of 4th Quarter 2010 - released on March 3, 2011 07:30

  • Stability in the unemployment rate in Q3 2010

    In Q3 2010, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 9.7% of the active population. ...

    Results of 3rd Quarter 2010 - released on December 2, 2010 07:30

  • Decrease in the unemployment rate in Q2 2010

    In Q2 2010, the average ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 9.7% of the active population....

    Results of 2nd Quarter 2010 - released on September 2, 2010 07:30

  • Stability of the unemployment rate in Q1 2010

    The average ILO unemployment rate in Q1 2010 in metropolitan France and overseas departments stood at 9.9% of the active population. ...

    Results of 1st quarter 2010 - released on June 3, 2010 08:45

  • The unemployment rate rose in Q4 2009

    The average ILO unemployment rate in Q4 2009 in metropolitan France and overseas departments reached 10.0% of the active population. ...

    Results of 4th Quarter 2009 - released on March 4, 2010 08:45

For further information

Historical data are available on the BDM: G1533, G1534, G1535, G1536, G1537, G1539.

Links

Time series data

More: Long time series about the labour market, data on January 2010, in French only

Local data, in French only

Metropolitan France

unemployment by "régions", by "départements", and by employment area

Unemployment in overseas departments

Guadeloupe, La Réunion, Martinique, Guyane

See also

Publications, in French only

Previous methodology

The series published until July 2007: methodology and data (.PDF, 25 KB), in French only