Slight decrease of employment in Q2 2012, driven by the fall of temporary employment (flash estimate)Flash estimate of payroll employment - 2nd Quarter 2012

In Q2 2012, payroll employment in principally market sectors is expected to decrease slightly q-o-q (–11,700 jobs), after an increase in the previous quarter (+18,300). Excluding temporary work, employment is expected to rise slightly in Q2 2012 (+8,200 jobs).

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Paru le : 14/08/2012
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In Q2 2012, payroll employment in principally market sectors is expected to decrease slightly q-o-q (–11,700 jobs), after an increase in the previous quarter (+18,300). Excluding temporary work, employment is expected to rise slightly in Q2 2012 (+8,200 jobs).

Sharp drop in temporary employment in Q2 2012

Temporary employment is in decline in Q2 2012 (–19,900 jobs, -3.5 %) after a limited drop the previous quarter (–0.1 % in Q1 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
Q1 Q2 Q2 Q2
Principally market sectors 18,3 –11,7 –29,6 16125,1
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –6,2 –10,2 –23,7 3278,5
Construction 5,8 –1,8 –3,4 1444,4
Services 18,8 0,3 –2,6 11402,2
of which: Temporary employment* –0,7 –19,9 –55,6 547,7

    tableau_2 – ... Percentage

    SA data in %
    ... Percentage
    Change in 3 months Change in 1 year
    2012 2012 2012
    Q1 Q2 Q2
    Principally market sectors 0,1 –0,1 –0,2
    Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –0,2 –0,3 –0,7
    Construction 0,4 –0,1 –0,2
    Services 0,2 0,0 0,0
    of which: Temporary employment* –0,1 –3,5 –9,2
    • 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