Economic dashboard

Key figures
Paru le : Paru le 17/05/2022
- May 2022

National key indicators

National key indicators
National key indicators Update date Value date Value Tendency / previous period Reference period
Economic growth 1st quarter 2022 +0,0 % Q/(Q-1) 29/04/2022
Consumption March 2022 46,2 billion euros M/(M-1) 29/04/2022
Household confidence April 2022 88 M-(M-1) 27/04/2022
Payroll employment 1st quarter 2022 20 126 thousands Q/(Q-1) 06/05/2022
Unemployment rate 1st quarter 2022 7,3 % Q/(Q-1) 17/05/2022
Consumer prices April 2022 +4,8 % Year-on-year change M/(M-12) 13/05/2022
Manufacturing output March 2022 –0,3 % M/(M–1) 05/05/2022
Production capacities 2nd quarter 2022 82,3 % Q/(Q–1) 21/04/2022
Labour cost 4th quarter 2021 +0,0 % Year-on-year change Q/(Q–4) 04/04/2022
Business climate
All sectors April 2022 106 M-(M–1) 21/04/2022
Manufacturing industry April 2022 108 M-(M–1) 21/04/2022
Services April 2022 109 M-(M–1) 21/04/2022
Building industry April 2022 116 M-(M–1) 21/04/2022
Retail trade April 2022 93 M-(M–1) 21/04/2022
Wholesale trade 2nd two-month 2022 105 M-(M–2) 24/03/2022

GDP stagnated in Q1 2022 (0.0%)

Gross domestic product and its components

  • Source: INSEE
Value date GDP growth Q/(Q–1) Next publication
1st quarter 2022 +2,4 % +0,0 % 31 May 2022

Household consumption of goods decreased clearly in March (–1.3%)

Consumption

  • Source: INSEE
Value date M/(M–1) Year-on-year change M/(M–12) Next publication
March 2022 –1,3 % –2,4 % 31 May 2022

In April 2022, household confidence continued to decline

Household confidence

  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–1) in points Next publication
April 2022 88 –2 25 May 2022

In Q1 2022, private payroll employment increased by 0.3% (flash estimate)

Payroll employment

  • Source: INSEE
Value date Q/(Q–1) Year-on-year change Q/(Q–4) Next publication
1st quarter 2022 +0,3 % +2,9 % 09 June 2022

In Q1 2022, the unemployment rate was virtually stable at 7.3%

Persons employed in the sense of the ILO

  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value (France) Q/(Q–1) in points Next publication
1st quarter 2022 7,3 % –0,1 12 August 2022

In April 2022, consumer prices increased by 0.4% over one month and by 4.8% year on year

Consumer price index

  • Field: France
  • Source: INSEE
Value date M/(M–1) Year-on-year change M/(M–12) Next publication
April 2022 +0,4 % +4,8 % 31 May 2022

In March 2022, manufacturing output declined by 0.3%

Manufacturing output index

  • Source: INSEE
Value date M/(M–1) Year-on-year change M/(M–12) Next publication
March 2022 –0,3 % +1,5 % 03 June 2022

In April 2022, demand prospects have distinctly deteriorated in the manufacturing industries compared to January 2022

Production capacities

  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value Q/(Q–1) in points Next publication
2nd quarter 2022 82,3 % –0,5 21 July 2022

In Q4 2021, labour cost index - wages and salaries increased by 0.4%, total labour cost index by 0.2%

Labour cost

  • Source: INSEE
Value date Q/(Q–1) Year-on-year change Q/(Q–4) Next publication
4th quarter 2021 +0,7 % +0,0 %

In April 2022, the French business climate and the employment climate have worsened a little

Business climate

  • Field: Metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–1) in points Next publication
April 2022 106 –1 24 May 2022

In April 2022, the business climate in manufacturing industry has slightly bounced back

Manufacturing industry

  • Field: Metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–1) in points Next publication
April 2022 108 +1 24 May 2022

In April 2022, the business climate is stable in services

Services

  • Field: Metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–1) in points Next publication
April 2022 109 +0 24 May 2022

In April 2022, the business climate in the building construction industry remains favourable but supply difficulties have increased

Building industry

  • Field: Metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–1) in points Next publication
April 2022 116 +1 24 May 2022

In April 2022, the business climate in retail trade and in trade and repair of vehicles as a whole has deteriorated sharply

Retail trade

  • Field: Metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–1) in points Next publication
April 2022 93 –6 24 May 2022

In March 2022, the business climate in wholesale trade has strongly deteriorated

Wholesale trade

  • Field: Metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–2) in points Next publication
2nd two-month 2022 105 –10 24 May 2022