Near stagnation in payroll employment in Q3 2011 (flash estimate)Flash estimate of payroll employment - 3rd Quarter 2011

In Q3 2011, payroll employment in principally market sectors is expected to almost stagnate q-o-q (+ 7,400 jobs) and to increase by 1.0% y-o-y. This stabilization follows a steady growth of payroll employment in principally market sectors since the beginning of 2010.

In Q3 2011, payroll employment in principally market sectors is expected to almost stagnate q-o-q (+ 7,400 jobs) and to increase by 1.0% y-o-y. This stabilization follows a steady growth of payroll employment in principally market sectors since the beginning of 2010.

Fall of temporary employment

Temporary employment is in decline in Q3 2011 (–3.3%). The number of people employed in temporary jobs had stabilized in the second quarter of 2011 after a continuous increase since Q2 2009.

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
2011 2011 2011 2011
Q2 Q3 Q3 Q3
Principally market sectors 33.3 7.4 159.5 16110.6
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –2.9 2.1 –0.1 3291.9
Construction 4.1 –3.0 1.4 1447.9
Services 32.1 8.3 158.2 11370.8
of which: Temporary employment* 0.2 –19.7 15.6 584.7

    tableau_2 – ... Percentage

    SA data in %
    ... Percentage
    Change in 3 months Change in 1 year
    2010 2011 2011
    Q2 Q3 Q3
    Principally market sectors 0.2 0.0 1.0
    Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –0.1 0.1 0.0
    Construction 0.3 –0.2 0.1
    Services 0.3 0.1 1.4
    of which: Temporary employment* 0.0 –3.3 2.7
    • 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