Virtual stability in payroll employment in Q4 2014Payroll employment - 4th quarter 2014

In Q4 2014, payroll employment in principally market sectors remained virtually stable (-1,300 jobs) after a strong decrease in the previous quarter (-0.4%, 59,900 jobs). Excluding temporary work, employment dropped in Q4 2014 (–25,400 jobs after -37,800 jobs in Q3 2014). Industry and construction continued to shrink in Q4 2014 (-0.3% and -1.3%).

Informations rapides
No 55
Paru le : 11/03/2015
Prochaine parution le : 12/12/2017 at 07:30 - third quarter 2017

In Q4 2014, payroll employment in principally market sectors remained virtually stable (-1,300 jobs) after a strong decrease in the previous quarter (-0.4%, 59,900 jobs). Excluding temporary work, employment dropped in Q4 2014 (–25,400 jobs after -37,800 jobs in Q3 2014). Industry and construction continued to shrink in Q4 2014 (-0.3% and -1.3%).

Sharp increase in temporary employment

Temporary employment rose sharply in Q4 2014: +4.7% (+24,100 jobs), after -4.1 % in Q3 2014 (-22,100 jobs).

Year-on-year, principally market sectors lost 74,000 jobs (-0,5%).

tableau_1 – Payroll employment change in the competitive sector : thousands …

SA data in thousands
Payroll employment change in the competitive sector : thousands …
Change in 3 months Change in 1 year Level
2014 2014 2014 2014
Q3 Q4 Q4 Q4
Principally market sectors –59.9 –1.3 –74.0 15,813.3
Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –11.6 –10.4 –37.7 3,141.3
Manufacturing –12.5 –12.4 –42.2 2,771.0
Construction –15.8 –17.7 –49.5 1,346.4
Services –32.5 26.8 13.1 11,325.6
of which : Temporary employment –22.1 24.1 0.3 542.1
Principally non-market sectors (*) 4.9 8.6 13.2 1,991.9
Total competitive sector (*) –55.0 7.3 –60.8 17,805.2

    tableau_2 – ... Percentage

    SA data in %
    ... Percentage
    Change in 3 months Change in 1 year
    2014 2014 2014
    Q3 Q4 Q4
    Principally market sectors –0.4 0.0 –0.5
    Goods-producing industries excl. Construction –0.4 –0.3 –1.2
    Manufacturing –0.4 –0.4 –1.5
    Construction –1.1 –1.3 –3.5
    Services –0.3 0.2 0.1
    of which : Temporary employment –4.1 4.7 0.1
    Principally non-market sectors (*) 0.2 0.4 0.7
    Total competitive sector (*) –0.3 0.0 –0.3
    • (*) Excl. Agriculture and public employees in non-markets sectors (administration, health, education and social activity) ; na : not available
    • Source : INSEE

    tableau_4 – Payroll employment change in the competitive sector (*)

    SA data in thousands
    Payroll employment change in the competitive sector (*)
    Code Change in 3 months Change in 1 year Level
    Naf 2014 2014 2014 2014
    rev.2 Q3 Q4 Q4 Q4
    DE Electricity. gas. steam. and air conditioning supply ; water supply. sewerage. waste management and remediation activities 0.9 2.0 4.5 370.3
    C1 Manufacture of food products beverage and tobacco products –0.7 –0.7 –1.2 543.5
    C2 Manufacture of coke. and refined petroleum products –0.1 0.0 –0.1 9.7
    C3 Manufacture of computer. electronic and electrical products; manufacture of machinery and equipment –2.8 –2.1 –6.2 432.0
    C4 Manufacture of transport equipment –1.9 –1.9 –9.5 348.4
    C5 Other manufacturing –7.0 –7.6 –25.1 1,437.3
    FZ Construction –15.8 –17.7 –49.5 1,346.4
    GZ Wholesale and retail trade ; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles –8.6 –4.7 –14.9 2,989.8
    HZ Transportation and storage –2.0 –0.8 –6.7 1,334.9
    IZ Accommodation and food service activities –2.7 1.4 7.1 980.3
    JZ Information and communication 1.8 4.7 6.4 712.8
    KZ Financial and insurance activities 1.9 1.4 4.5 844.6
    LZ Real estate activities –0.6 –0.3 –0.8 230.6
    MN Professional. scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities –21.9 28.5 18.3 2,960.6
    of which : Temporary employment –22.1 24.1 0.3 542.1
    OQ Public administration and defence ; compulsory social security; education; human health and social work activities 4.9 8.6 13.2 1,991.9
    RU Other service activities –0.4 –3.3 –0.7 1,272.0
    • (*) Excl. Agriculture and public employees in non-markets sectors (administration. health. education and social activity)
    • Source : INSEE

    Graph2 – Evolution of principally market sectors