Strong decrease in payroll employment in Q3 2012Payroll employment - 3rd Quarter 2012

In Q3 2012, payroll employment in principally market sectors decreased by 0.3% q-o-q (- 41,700 jobs), after -0.1% (-16,100) in the previous quarter. Excluding temporary work, employment decreased slightly in Q3 2012 (-10,400 jobs).

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Paru le : 11/12/2012
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In Q3 2012, payroll employment in principally market sectors decreased by 0.3% q-o-q (- 41,700 jobs), after -0.1% (-16,100) in the previous quarter. Excluding temporary work, employment decreased slightly in Q3 2012 (-10,400 jobs).

Job losses in temporary employment

Temporary employment dropped this quarter : -5.7%, after -3.2 % in Q2 2012 (-31,300 jobs).

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
2012 2012 2012 2012
Q2 Q3 Q3 Q3
Principally market sectors –16,1 –41,7 –56,6 16061,1
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –7,4 –5,5 –24,6 3272,1
Manufacturing –10,3 –7,4 –31,2 2895,6
Construction –4,7 –2,7 –7,6 1434,4
Services –4,0 –33,5 –24,5 11354,6
of which : Temporary employment –18,4 –31,3 –74,4 516,4
Principally non-market sectors (*) 7,1 3,6 19,9 1949,4
Total competitive sector (*) –9,1 –38,1 –36,7 18010,5

    tableau_2 – ... Percentage

    SA data in %
    ... Percentage
    Change in 3 months Change in 1 year
    2012 2012 2012
    Q2 Q3 Q3
    Principally market sectors –0,1 –0,3 –0,4
    Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –0,2 –0,2 –0,7
    Manufacturing –0,4 –0,3 –1,1
    Construction –0,3 –0,2 –0,5
    Services 0,0 –0,3 –0,2
    of which : Temporary employment –3,2 –5,7 –12,6
    Principally non-market sectors (*) 0,4 0,2 1,0
    Total competitive sector (*) –0,1 –0,2 –0,2
    • (*) Excl. Agriculture and public employees in non-markets sectors (administration, health, education and social activity) ; na : not available
    • 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 2012 2012 2012 2012
    rev.2 Q2 Q3 Q3 Q3
    DE Electricity, gas, steam, and air conditioning supply ; water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 3,0 1,9 6,6 376,4
    C1 Manufacture of food products beverage and tobacco products –1,5 –0,9 –3,9 545,0
    C2 Manufacture of coke, and refined petroleum products –0,1 0,0 –0,3 10,3
    C3 Manufacture of computer, electronic and electrical products; manufacture of machinery and equipment –0,9 –1,3 –3,1 452,3
    C4 Manufacture of transport equipment –0,2 0,2 3,0 372,4
    C5 Other manufacturing –7,6 –5,5 –27,0 1515,7
    FZ Construction –4,7 –2,7 –7,6 1434,4
    GZ Wholesale and retail trade ; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles –0,1 –2,9 0,7 3019,5
    HZ Transportation and storage –0,5 0,5 –2,8 1333,2
    IZ Accommodation and food service activities 4,0 –0,7 10,2 977,9
    JZ Information and communication 1,4 –0,6 5,0 717,8
    KZ Financial and insurance activities 1,1 1,0 5,1 846,8
    LZ Real estate activities –0,7 –1,5 –3,4 236,0
    MN Professional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities –9,8 –21,9 –35,9 2901,6
    of which : Temporary employment –18,4 –31,3 –74,4 516,4
    OQ Public administration and defence ; compulsory social security; education; human health and social work activities 7,1 3,6 19,9 1949,4
    RU Other service activities 0,5 –7,4 –3,3 1321,8
    • (*) 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