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Economic and financial Data

Last update: July /23/2014

The data shown in this page correspond to the data described on the International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB).

For a fuller explanation of the DSBB and the statistical standards to which France has committed, please click on DSBB Home Page.

For each specific data category, a summary methodology statement is available in the Data Quality Assesment Framework of the IMF. Data sources and methods are explained in the rubric Definitions and methods.

Unless otherwise indicated, data are not seasonally adjusted.

REAL SECTOR
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Results More info
Date of latest data Latest data Previous data
National Accounts GDP at chained prices Billion euros (seasonally and working-days adjusted data) Q1/14 515.00 514.80 Quaterly national accounts (Insee)
* Imports " " 152.70 151.20
* Households consumption expenditures " " 270.10 271.60
* General government consumption " " 126.10 125.60
* NPISH consumption expenditures " " 10.50 10.40
* Gross fixed Capital Formation " " 110.70 111.60
* Inventory changes 1/ " " 0.50 -0.30
* Exports " " 128.30 126.70
National Accounts GDP at current prices Billion euros (seasonally and working-days adjusted data) Q1/14 533.40 530.90
* Imports " " 158.60 158.80
* Households consumption expenditures " " 281.90 282.50
* General government consumption " " 129.40 129.00
* NPISH consumption expenditures " " 11.10 11.00
* Gross fixed Capital Formation " " 115.70 116.70
* Inventory changes 1/ " " 2.40 -0.30
* Exports " " 152.00 151.30
Production Index (exclud. Energy and agricultural and food industries) 2/ 2000=100 (seasonally and working-days adjusted data) May/14 97.4 100.1 Economic indicators (Insee)
Business Surveys
* Monthly business survey (goods-producing industries) – Manufacturing industry – recent changes in output balance of opinion among employers. seasonally adjusted. % July/14 5 10
* Quarterly business survey (goods-producing industries) - Manufacturing industry – Productive capacity utilization rate (*) seasonally adjusted. % July/14 82 80
Employment 4/ seasonally adjusted. Thousands Q1/14 15 881 15 100
Unemployment (ILO definition) seasonally adjusted. end-of-month. %
*  Metropolitan France and Overseas Departments seasonally adjusted. % Q1/14 10.1 10.2
*  Metropolitan France seasonally adjusted. % Q1/14 9.7 9.8
Wages/Earnings 3/ 5/
* Basic hourly earnings for manual workers and employees (SHBOE) quarterly variation. % Q1/14 0.6 0.2
* Basic monthly earning for non-manual workers (SMB) quarterly variation. % Q1/14 0.7 0.2
Consumer Prices 1998=100 June/14 128.1 128.2
Producer Prices Index – Manufacturing (excluding value added tax (VAT)) 2005=100 May/14 107.1 107.7
FISCAL SECTOR
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Results More info
Date of latest data Latest data Previous data
General Government or Public Sector Operation National accounts (Insee)
* Revenue billion euros 2013 1 087.9 1 053.2
* Expenditure billion euros 1 176.1 1 152.6
* Balance. Deficit/Surplus billion euros -88.2 -99.4
* Financing % GDP 93.5 90.6
** General government % GDP 73.9 71.1
** Other Central administration organisms % GDP 0.4 0.5
** Local administrations % GDP 8.8 8.6
** Social security administrations % GDP 10.3 10.4
* Financing billion euros 1 925.3 1 841.0
** Deposits billion euros 40.2 41.2
** Non-share titles billion euros 1 618.7 1 547.1
** Short-term credits billion euros 9.1 9.3
** Long-term credits billion euros 257.2 243.4
Central Government Operations 2/ 6/ Direction du budget
* Revenue million euros May/14 123 963 93 043
* Expenditure million euros May/14 166 623 138 612
* Balance of special accounts million euros May/14 -21 669 -18 600
* Balance. Deficit/Surplus million euros May/14 -64 329 -64 169
Central Government Negotiable Debt 7/  Agency France Tresor
* Total billion euros June/14 1 535 836.000 1 516 045.000
** OAT / Bonds (10-50 years) billion euros June/14 1 149 212.000 1 128 106.000
** BTAN / Treasury Notes (2-5 years) billion euros June/14 198 213.000 199 601.000
** BTF / Treasury Bills (less than 1 year) billion euros June/14 188 411.000 188 338.000
* Average maturity of debt years June/14 6 6
days 343 353
FINANCIAL SECTOR
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Results More info
Date of latest data Latest data Previous data
Analytical Accounts of the Banking Sector Banque de France
* French contribution to M3 (euro area residency) 8/ million euros May/14 1 860 464 1 852 878
* Domestic credit to the public sector million euros May/14 506 394 492 351
* Domestic credit to the private sector million euros May/14 2 577 623 2 581 167
* External position (gross)
** Credit to the other euro area residents million euros
** Credit to the rest of the world million euros May/14 1 020 937 963 301
** Deposits to the other euro area residents million euros
** Deposits to the rest of the world million euros May/14 793 363 748 821
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank Banque de France
* Reserve money (euro area residency) 9/ million euros June/14 292 935 291 389
* Domestic claims on the public sector million euros June/14 112 413 112 920
* Domestic claims on the private sector million euros June/14 189 188
* External position (gross)
** Claims to the other euro area residents million euros
** Claims to the rest of the world (series breakdown in August due to a reclassification) million euros June/14 24 276 92 668
** Deposits to the other euro area residen million euros
** Deposits to the rest of the world (series breakdown in August due to a reclassification) million euros June/14 109 601 107 342
Interest Rates Banque de France
* EURIBOR 3 months montly average June/14 0.24 0.33
* 10 years benchmark bond montly average June/14 1.71 1.84
* 3 months Treasury bill rate June/14 0.05 0.15
Financial Soundness Indicators Seven indicators on IMF Website IMF
Stock Market Banque de France
* CAC40 index end of period June/14 4 423 4 520
EXTERNAL SECTOR
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Results More info
Date of latest data Latest data Previous data
Balance of Payments (early indicator) Banque de France
* Imports of goods and services million euros May/14 50 735 51 968
* Exports of goods and services million euros May/14 52 839 53 481
* Net income receipts million euros May/14 -3 969 827
* Net receipts from current transfers million euros May/14 -3 642 -3 619
* International reserves (net) million euros May/14 -49 524
* Financial transactions (incl. International reserves) million euros May/14 -24 056 -11 982
International reserves and foreign currency liquidity
* Official International reserves million euros June/14 128 711 125 317 Banque de France
** Gold reserves million euros June/14 75 273 71 901 Banque de France
** Foreign exchange reserves million euros June/14 36 306 36 013
** Fund position million euros June/14 16 039 16 380
* Net International reserves and foreign currency liquidity million euros May/14 123 777 123 834 Banque de France
* Exchange Rates EUR against USD monthly average rate June/14 1.3592 1.3732 Banque de France
Merchandise Trade 10/ Ministry of the Economy. Finance and Industry
* Total exports (fob) seasonally and working-days adjusted data - million euros April/14 35 972 36 235
* Total imports (fob seasonally and working-days adjusted data - million euros April/14 39 905 41 102
International Investment Position (date of previous data : end of 2010) billion euros Q1/14 -350.700 -342.400 Banque de France
* Assets billion euros Q1/14 5 769.800 5 891.400
** Direct investment (market value) billion euros Q1/14 1 264.300 1 267.300
** Porfolio investment billion euros Q1/14 2 094.700 2 077.500
*** Equity billion euros Q1/14 598.400 557.800
*** Debt billion euros Q1/14 1 496.200 1 519.700
** Financial derivatives billion euros Q1/14 804.700 869.700
** Other investment billion euros Q1/14 1 501.100 1 558.900
** Reserve assets billion euros Q1/14 105.100 117.900
* Liabilities billion euros Q1/14 6 120.500 6 233.800
** Direct investment (market value) billion euros Q1/14 875.600 876.000
** Porfolio investment billion euros Q1/14 2 819.300 2 773.400
*** Equity billion euros Q1/14 715.900 677.600
*** Debt billion euros Q1/14 2 103.400 2 095.800
** Financial derivatives billion euros Q1/14 869.800 918.300
** Other investment billion euros Q1/14 1 555.900 1 666.000
Gross external debt position 11/ million euros Q1/14 4 170 402 4 024 279 Banque de France
* General Government million euros Q1/14 1 259 758 1 209 451
** Short-term million euros Q1/14 180 400 174 332
*** Money market instruments million euros Q1/14 169 665 161 984
*** Loans million euros Q1/14 0 0
** Long-term million euros Q1/14 1 079 358 1 035 119
*** Bonds and notes million euros Q1/14 1 037 304 993 199
*** Loans million euros Q1/14 42 054 41 920
*** Other debt liabilities 0 0
* Monetary Autorities million euros Q1/14 145 610 158 049
** Short-term million euros Q1/14 134 250 146 726
*** Loans & deposits million euros Q1/14
* Monetary Financial Institutions million euros Q1/14 1 685 074 1 605 038
** Short-term million euros Q1/14 832 619 770 535
*** Money market instruments million euros Q1/14 60 075 57 884
*** Currency and deposits million euros Q1/14 772 544 712 651
** Long-term million euros Q1/14 852 455 834 503
*** Bonds and notes million euros Q1/14 534 250 516 048
*** Currency and deposits million euros Q1/14 318 205 318 454
* Others sectors million euros Q1/14 712 744 686 523
** Short-term million euros Q1/14 307 226 289 245
*** Money market instruments million euros Q1/14 15 049 14 251
*** Loans million euros Q1/14 228 761 214 878
*** Currency and deposits million euros
*** Trade credits million euros Q1/14 59 578 59 882
** Long-term million euros Q1/14 405 518 397 278
*** Bonds and notes million euros Q1/14 369 129 359 996
*** Loans million euros Q1/14 33 243 34 128
* Direct investment: intercompany lending million euros Q1/14 367 217 365 219
** Debt liabilities to affiliated enterprises million euros Q1/14 83 164 79 372
** Debt liabilities to direct investors million euros Q1/14 57 461 58 407
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Results More info
Date of latest data Latest data Previous data
Population (date of previous data: January 2010) million (final) January/14 65.8 64.9 Demographic report (INSEE)
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Results More info
Date of latest data Latest data Previous data

Footnotes

1/ Inventory changes include acquisitions net of sales of valuable.

2/ France is taking a flexibility option for the timeliness of this data category.

3/ Source: Statistical Office of the Ministry in charge of Employment (DARES).

4/ All sectors excluding agriculture. government. education. health. and social services

5/ All sectors excluding agriculture.

6/ Accrued monthly issues. Previous data= same month. previous year

7/ Month-end results. excluding interest accrued and not paid. including provision for indexation of inflation-linked OAT's principal.

8/ French contribution to euro area aggregates measures the French resident MFIs monetary liabilities. other that notes and coins. vis-a-vis the euro area money holding sector (euro area residents other than MFIs and central government) as well as this sector's deposits at the central government (Post Office...).

9/ National statistics on euro banknote circulation are drawn up taking into account specific accounting conventions adopted at the level of the euro area. The European Central Bank now legally issues 8% of euro banknotes. The remainder is allocated to the National Central Banks as a share of the euro banknotes issue corresponding to its paid-up share in the ECB's capital.

10/ Source: French Customs.

11/ External debt is consistent with liabilities items of the IIP. SDR allocations are not considered as liabilities of monetary authorities for the international investment position under BPM 5. They will be included within BPM6 (planed for 2013-2014).