Ongoing decrease of employment in Q4 2012 (flash estimate)Flash estimate of payroll employment - 4st Quarter 2012

In Q4 2012, payroll employment in principally market sectors is expected to decrease q-o-q (–28,100 jobs), after a stronger drop in the previous quarter (-41,700). Excluding temporary work, employment is expected to decrease slightly in Q4 2012 (-14,300 jobs).

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Paru le : 02/14/2013

In Q4 2012, payroll employment in principally market sectors is expected to decrease q-o-q (–28,100 jobs), after a stronger drop in the previous quarter (-41,700). Excluding temporary work, employment is expected to decrease slightly in Q4 2012 (-14,300 jobs).

Decrease in temporary employment in Q4 2012

Temporary employment is in decline in Q4 2012 (–13,800 jobs, -2.7 %) after a stronger drop the previous quarter (–5.7 % in Q3 2012).

tableau_1 – Payroll employment change in the competitive sectors: thousands…

SA data in thousands
Payroll employment change in the competitive sectors: thousands…
Change in 3 months Change in 1 year Level
2012 2012 2012 2012
Q3 Q4 Q4 Q4
Principally market sectors –41,7 –28,1 –66,8 16033,0
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –5,5 –13,1 –31,7 3259,0
Construction –2,7 –4,4 –9,4 1430,0
Services –33,5 –10,6 –25,7 11344,0
of which: Temporary employment* –31,3 –13,8 –65,6 502,6

    tableau_2 – ... Percentage

    SA data in %
    ... Percentage
    Change in 3 months Change in 1 year
    2012 2012 2012
    Q3 Q4 Q4
    Principally market sectors –0,3 –0,2 –0,4
    Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –0,2 –0,4 –1,0
    Construction –0,2 –0,3 –0,7
    Services –0,3 –0,1 –0,2
    of which: Temporary employment* –5,7 –2,7 –11,5
    • Estimates from models elaborated by INSEE and DARES based on the Acemo survey data.
    • * Temporary employment estimates by DARES are calculated from monthly temporary lists collected by Pôle emploi.
    • Sources: INSEE and DARES