Slight increase in employment in Q4 2013 (flash estimate)Flash estimate of payroll employment - 4th Quarter 2013

In Q4 2013, payroll employment in principally market sectors recovered q-o-q (+14,700 jobs), after a drop in the previous quarter (-15,600). Industry and construction drifted this quarter, whereas services revived. Excluding temporary work, employment fell again in Q4 2013 (-9,200 jobs).

In Q4 2013, payroll employment in principally market sectors recovered q-o-q (+14,700 jobs), after a drop in the previous quarter (-15,600). Industry and construction drifted this quarter, whereas services revived. Excluding temporary work, employment fell again in Q4 2013 (-9,200 jobs).

Strong increase in temporary employment

Temporary employment rose sharply this quarter (+23,900 jobs), after a stabilization over 2013.

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
2013 2013 2013 2013
Q3 Q4 Q4 Q4
Principally market sectors –15,6 14,7 –65,5 15902,8
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –14,6 –14,8 –59,9 3182,6
Construction –6,7 –5,2 –25,0 1392,2
Services 5,6 34,7 19,4 11328,0
of which: Temporary employment* 5,0 23,9 35,4 546,9

    tableau_2 – ... Percentage

    SA data in %
    ... Percentage
    Change in 3 months Change in 1 year
    2013 2013 2013
    Q3 Q4 Q4
    Principally market sectors –0,2 0,1 –0,4
    Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –0,5 –0,5 –1,8
    Construction –0,5 –0,4 –1,8
    Services 0,0 0,3 0,2
    of which: Temporary employment* 1,0 4,6 6,9
    • 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