In Q3 2015, payroll employment incrased again (flash estimate)Flash estimate of payroll employment - 3rd Quarter 2015

In Q3 2015, payroll employment continued to increase in non-farm market sectors (+14,900 jobs, that is +0.1% q-o-q, after + 23,800 jobs in the previous quarter).

In Q3 2015, payroll employment continued to increase in non-farm market sectors (+14,900 jobs, that is +0.1% q-o-q, after + 23,800 jobs in the previous quarter).

Employment in industry (–0.4%, –12 800 jobs) and in construction (–0.8%, –10 000 jobs) dropped in Q3 2015 at the same pace as in Q2 2015. However, employment in services increased again (+0.3%, +37 800 jobs, after +0.4% in Q2 2015). Excluding temporary work, employment in services also rose again, increasing by 0.2%, +20 200 jobs after +0,2% in the previous quarter. Excluding temporary work, employment in market sectors was almost stable (–2,700 jobs).

Further increase in temporary employment in Q3

Temporary employment continued to increase in Q3 2015: +17,600 jobs that is +3.2%, after +19,100 jobs that is +3.6% in the previous quarter. Year-on-year, it increased sharply (+51,500 jobs, +10.0%).

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
2015 2015 2015 2015
Q2 Q3 Q3 Q3
Principally market sectors 23,8 14,9 49,2 15856,0
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –9,0 –12,8 –39,4 3109,5
Construction –11,6 –10,0 –46,5 1316,5
Services 44,3 37,8 135,1 11430,1
of which: Temporary employment* 19,1 17,6 51,5 566,7

    tableau_2 – ... Percentage

    SA data in %
    ... Percentage
    Change in 3 months Change in 1 year
    2015 2015 2015
    Q2 Q3 Q3
    Principally market sectors 0,2 0,1 0,3
    Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –0,3 –0,4 –1,3
    Construction –0,9 –0,8 –3,4
    Services 0,4 0,3 1,2
    of which: Temporary employment* 3,6 3,2 10,0
    • 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