Decline in payroll employment reduced in Q2 2009Flash estimate of payroll employment - Second Quarter 2009

After a loss of 168,400 jobs during Q1 2009, payroll employment in principally market sectors continued to decline in Q2, but less markedly: -74,100. The reduction in the decline is mostly due to the stabilisation of temporary employment.

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Paru le : 14/08/2009
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Payroll employment in principally market sectors down by 74,100 in Q2 2009

After a loss of 168,400 jobs during Q1 2009, payroll employment in principally market sectors continued to decline in Q2, but less markedly: -74,100. The reduction in the decline is mostly due to the stabilisation of temporary employment.

In the principally market sectors, employment decreased by 0.5% q-o-q and by 2.5% y-o-y.

Graph1 – Payroll employment in principally market sectors

Tableau 1 – Payroll employment change in the competitive sector: thousands…

SA data in thousands
Payroll employment change in the competitive sector: thousands…
Change in 3 months Change in 1 year Level
2009 2009 2009
Q1 Q2 Q2 Q2
Total competitive sector (*) -157.6 na na na
Principally market sectors -168.4 -74.1 -401.4 15647.0
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction -48.6 -55.3 -149.0 3503.1
Manufacturing -47.0 -56.1 -146.5 2724.9
Construction -8.7 3.6 -8.1 1481.3
Services -111.2 -22.4 -244.3 10662.6
of which: Temporary employment -80.8 -16.2 -198.3 419.6
Principally non-market sectors (*) 10.7 na na na
  • (*) Excl. Agriculture and public employees in non-market sectors (administration, health, education and social activity)
  • na: not available
  • Source: INSEE

Tableau 2 – … percentage

SA data in %
… percentage
Change in 3 months Change in 1 year
2009 2009
Q1 Q2 Q2
Total competitive sector (*) -0.9 na na
Principally market sectors -1.1 -0.5 -2.5
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction -1.3 -1.6 -4.1
Manufacturing -1.7 -2,0 -5.1
Construction -0.6 0.2 -0.5
Services -1.0 -0.2 -2.2
of which: Temporary employment -15.6 -3.7 -32.1
Principally non-market sectors (*) 0.5 na na
  • (*) Excl. Agriculture and public employees in non-market sectors (administration, health, education and social activity)
  • na: not available
  • Source: INSEE