Ongoing decrease of employment in Q1 2013 (flash estimate)Flash estimate of payroll employment - 1st Quarter 2013

In Q1 2013, payroll employment in principally market sectors is expected to decrease q-o-q (–20,300 jobs), after a stronger drop in the previous quarter (-44,600). Excluding temporary work, employment is expected to decrease again in Q1 2013 (-31,700 jobs).

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Paru le : 05/16/2013

In Q1 2013, payroll employment in principally market sectors is expected to decrease q-o-q (–20,300 jobs), after a stronger drop in the previous quarter (-44,600). Excluding temporary work, employment is expected to decrease again in Q1 2013 (-31,700 jobs).

Slight increase in temporary employment in Q1 2013

Temporary employment is expected to rise in Q1 2013 (+11,400 jobs, +2.2 %) after an ongoing decrease since Q3 2011.

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 2013 2013 2013
Q4 Q1 Q1 Q1
Principally market sectors –44,6 –20,3 –133,8 15940,2
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –9,4 –13,4 –37,9 3224,9
Construction –7,0 –4,8 –21,6 1416,4
Services –28,2 –2,0 –74,2 11299,0
of which: Temporary employment* –9,3 11,4 –46,5 519,4

    tableau_2 – ... Percentage

    SA data in %
    ... Percentage
    Change in 3 months Change in 1 year
    2012 2013 2013
    Q4 Q1 Q1
    Principally market sectors –0,3 –0,1 –0,8
    Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –0,3 –0,4 –1,2
    Construction –0,5 –0,3 –1,5
    Services –0,2 0,0 –0,7
    of which: Temporary employment* –1,8 2,2 –8,2
    • 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