Payroll employment in decrease in Q4 2011 (flash estimate)Flash estimate of payroll employment - 4st Quarter 2011

In Q4 2011, payroll employment in principally market sectors is expected to decline by 0.2% q-o-q (- 31,900 jobs), after a stagnation in the previous quarter. Excluding temporary work, employment is expected to stabilise in Q4 2011 (-6,200 jobs).

In Q4 2011, payroll employment in principally market sectors is expected to decline by 0.2% q-o-q (- 31,900 jobs), after a stagnation in the previous quarter. Excluding temporary work, employment is expected to stabilise in Q4 2011 (-6,200 jobs).

Fall of temporary employment

Temporary employment is in decline this quarter : -4.4%, after -2.7 % in Q3 2011. The number of people in employment in this sector is down 25,800 compared to the previous quarter.

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
Q3 Q4 Q4 Q4
Principally market sectors 3,6 –31,9 108,7 16101,3
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –4,6 –7,4 –4,6 3283,9
Construction 3,1 –0,7 3,3 1445,3
Services 5,0 –23,8 110,0 11372,1
of which: Temporary employment* –16,0 –25,8 –26,0 561,7

    tableau_2 – ... Percentage

    SA data in %
    ... Percentage
    Change in 3 months Change in 1 year
    2010 2011 2011
    Q3 Q4 Q4
    Principally market sectors 0,0 –0,2 0,7
    Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –0,1 –0,2 –0,1
    Construction 0,2 –0,1 0,2
    Services 0,0 –0,2 1,0
    of which: Temporary employment* –2,7 –4,4 –4,4
    • 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