Payroll employment incrases in Q2 2015 due to temporary employment (flash estimate)Flash estimate of payroll employment - 2nd quarter 2015

In Q2 2015, payroll employment in non-farm market sectors raised by 0.2% q-o-q (+27,300 jobs), after a stabililty in the previous quarter.

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Paru le : 14/08/2015
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In Q2 2015, payroll employment in non-farm market sectors raised by 0.2% q-o-q (+27,300 jobs), after a stabililty in the previous quarter.

Industry dropped this quarter at much the same pace as in Q1 2015 (–0.3%, –9,600 jobs), as well as in construction (–0.8%, –10,700 jobs). Employment in services increased (+0.4%, +47,600 jobs, after +0.2%). Excluding temporary work, employment in services increased over the quarter (+0.3%). Excluding temporary work, employment in market sectors shrank over a year (–17,900 jobs, –0.1%).

Upturn in temporary employment in Q2

Temporary employment bounced back in Q2 2015 (+20,500 jobs, +3.9%), after a slight decrease in the previous quarter (–8,900 jobs, –1.6%). It increased slightly year-on-year (+13,800 jobs, +2.6%).

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
Q1 Q2 Q2 Q2
Principally market sectors –0.7 27.3 –4.2 15867.1
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –8.1 –9.6 –36.3 3126.9
Construction –10.9 –10.7 –48.7 1330.4
Services 18.3 47.6 80.8 11409.8
of which: Temporary employment* –8.9 20.5 13.8 551.4

    tableau_2 – ... Percentage

    SA data in %
    ... Percentage
    Change in 3 months Change in 1 year
    2015 2015 2015
    Q1 Q2 Q2
    Principally market sectors 0.0 0.2 0.0
    Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –0.3 –0.3 –1.1
    Construction –0.8 –0.8 –3.5
    Services 0.2 0.4 0.7
    of which: Temporary employment* –1.6 3.9 2.6
    • 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