Decrease in payroll employment in Q4 2011Payroll employment - 4st Quarter 2011

In Q4 2011, payroll employment in principally market sectors declined by 0.1% q-o-q (- 22,600 jobs), after -0.2% (-31,500) in the previous quarter. Excluding temporary work, employment remained stable in Q4 2011 (-1,500 jobs).

In Q4 2011, payroll employment in principally market sectors declined by 0.1% q-o-q (- 22,600 jobs), after -0.2% (-31,500) in the previous quarter. Excluding temporary work, employment remained stable in Q4 2011 (-1,500 jobs).

Fall of temporary employment

Temporary employment was in decline this quarter : -3.6%, after -2.1 % in Q3 2011. The number of people in employment in this sector was down 21,100 compared to the previous quarter.

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
2011 2011 2011 2011
Q3 Q4 Q4 Q4
Principally market sectors –31,5 –22,6 67,3 16103,3
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –5,1 –1,7 –2,1 3295,7
Manufacturing –5,7 –3,0 –7,7 2925,1
Construction –6,3 –4,6 –11,9 1437,6
Services –20,1 –16,2 81,3 11370,0
of which : Temporary employment –12,9 –21,1 –21,8 568,9
Principally non-market sectors (*) –2,1 3,5 13,1 1929,9
Total competitive sector (*) –33,5 –19,1 80,4 18033,3
  • (*) Excl. Agriculture and public employees in non-markets sectors (administration, health, education and social activity)
  • Source : INSEE

tableau_2 – ... Percentage

SA data in %
... Percentage
Change in 3 months Change in 1 year
2011 2011 2011
Q3 Q4 Q4
Principally market sectors –0,2 –0,1 0,4
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –0,2 –0,1 –0,1
Manufacturing –0,2 –0,1 –0,3
Construction –0,4 –0,3 –0,8
Services –0,2 –0,1 0,7
of which : Temporary employment –2,1 –3,6 –3,7
Principally non-market sectors (*) –0,1 0,2 0,7
Total competitive sector (*) –0,2 –0,1 0,4
  • (*) Excl. Agriculture and public employees in non-markets sectors (administration, health, education and social activity)
  • Source : INSEE

tableau_4 – Payroll employment change in the competitive sector (*)

SA data in thousands
Payroll employment change in the competitive sector (*)
Code Change in 3 months Change in 1 year Level
Naf 2011 2011 2011 2011
rev.2 Q3 Q4 Q4 Q4
DE Electricity, gas, steam, and air conditioning supply ; water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 0,6 1,3 5,6 370,7
C1 Manufacture of food products beverage and tobacco products –1,6 –1,2 –3,9 549,0
C2 Manufacture of coke, and refined petroleum products –0,1 0,0 –0,6 10,5
C3 Manufacture of computer, electronic and electrical products; manufacture of machinery and equipment 0,5 –0,5 –1,2 454,4
C4 Manufacture of transport equipment 1,5 1,8 7,3 371,5
C5 Other manufacturing –5,9 –3,1 –9,3 1539,7
FZ Construction –6,3 –4,6 –11,9 1437,6
GZ Wholesale and retail trade ; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles –5,2 5,5 20,3 3025,5
HZ Transportation and storage –0,7 –4,5 4,6 1332,0
IZ Accommodation and food service activities –6,2 –3,0 14,5 964,5
JZ Information and communication 2,5 1,2 14,4 715,5
KZ Financial and insurance activities 5,0 4,4 18,8 849,2
LZ Real estate activities –0,9 –0,9 0,3 239,0
MN Professional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities –6,8 –10,7 30,7 2932,0
of which : Temporary employment –12,9 –21,1 –21,8 568,9
OQ Public administration and defence ; compulsory social security; education; human health and social work activities –2,1 3,5 13,1 1929,9
RU Other service activities –7,8 –8,3 –22,2 1312,3
  • (*) Excl. Agriculture and public employees in non-markets sectors (administration, health, education and social activity)
  • Source : INSEE

Graph1 – Payroll employment in principally market sectors

  • Source : INSEE