Strong decrease of employment in Q3 2012 (flash estimate)Flash estimate of payroll employment - 3rd quarter 2012

In Q3 2012, payroll employment in principally market sectors is expected to decrease strongly q-o-q (–50,400 jobs), after a slight drop in the previous quarter (-22,400). Excluding temporary work, employment is expected to decrease slightly in Q3 2012 (-17,600 jobs).

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Paru le : 13/11/2012
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In Q3 2012, payroll employment in principally market sectors is expected to decrease strongly q-o-q (–50,400 jobs), after a slight drop in the previous quarter (-22,400). Excluding temporary work, employment is expected to decrease slightly in Q3 2012 (-17,600 jobs).

Sharp drop in temporary employment in Q3 2012

Temporary employment is in decline in Q3 2012 (–32,800 jobs, -6.0 %) after a limited drop the previous quarter (–3.3 % in Q2 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
Q2 Q3 Q3 Q3
Principally market sectors –22,4 –50,4 –63,8 16065,6
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –7,7 –9,8 –28,4 3270,8
Construction –6,8 –3,9 –9,9 1432,5
Services –7,9 –36,7 –25,6 11362,3
of which: Temporary employment* –18,9 –32,8 –73,6 516,0

    tableau_2 – ... Percentage

    SA data in %
    ... Percentage
    Change in 3 months Change in 1 year
    2012 2012 2012
    T2 T3 T3
    Principally market sectors –0,1 –0,3 –0,4
    Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –0,2 –0,3 –0,9
    Construction –0,5 –0,3 –0,7
    Services –0,1 –0,3 –0,2
    of which: Temporary employment* –3,3 –6,0 –12,5
    • 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