Key indicators

Key indicators
Key indicators Last update Value date Value Trend/previous period Reference period
Economic growth 29/08/2017 2nd quarter 2017 + 0,5 % Q/(Q-1)
Consumption 29/08/2017 July 2017 44,7 billion euros Year-on-year change M(M-12)
Households' confidence 25/08/2017 August 2017 103 M/(M-1)
Payroll employment 12/09/2017 2nd quarter 2017 25004 thousand Q/(Q-1)
Unemployment rate 17/08/2017 2nd quarter 2017 9,5 % Q/(Q-1)
Inflation 14/09/2017 August 2017 + 0,9 % Year-on-year change M(M-12)
Manufacturing output 08/09/2017 July 2017 + 0,3 % M/(M–1)
Production capacity 25/07/2017 3rd quarter 2017 84,2 % Q/(Q–1)
Labour cost 15/09/2017 2nd quarter 2017 + 1,1 % Year-on-year change Q/(Q–4)
Business climate
Total 24/08/2017 August 2017 109 M/(M–1)
Goods-producing industries 24/08/2017 August 2017 111 M/(M–1)
Services 24/08/2017 August 2017 106 M/(M–1)
Construction 24/08/2017 August 2017 104 M/(M–1)
Retail trade 24/08/2017 August 2017 108 M/(M–1)
Wholesale trade 25/07/2017 4th two-month 2017 110 M/(M–2)

French GDP increased by 0.5% in Q2 2017

Gross Domestic Product and its components

Value date Growth overhang Q/(Q–1) Next issue
2nd quarter 2017 + 1,3 % + 0,5 % 22 September 2017

Household consumption expenditure on goods bounced back in July 2017 (+0.7%)

Value date M/(M–1) Year-on-year change M(M-12) Next issue
July 2017 + 0,7 % + 2,1 % 29 September 2017

In August 2017, households' confidence declines slightly

Value date Value M/(M–1) in points Next issue
August 2017 103 – 1 27 September 2017

In Q2 2017, the increase in payroll employment remained robust

Payroll employment

Value date Q/(Q–1) Year-on-year change Q/(Q–4) Next issue
2nd quarter 2017 + 0,3 % + 1,2 % 10 November 2017

The unemployment rate decreased by 0.1 points in Q2 2017

ILO unemployment rate

Value date Value (France) Q/(Q–1) in points Next issue
2nd quarter 2017 9,5 % – 0,1 16 November 2017

In August 2017, consumer prices rose by 0.5% over a month and by 0.9% year on year

Consumer price index

Value date M/(M–1) Year-on-year change M/(M-12) Next issue
August 2017 + 0,5 % + 0,9 % 29 September 2017

In July 2017, manufacturing output recovered slightly (+0.3%)

Industrial production index

Value date M/(M–1) Year-on-year change M/(M–12) Next issue
July 2017 + 0,3 % + 3,9 % 10 October 2017

In July 2017, the industrialists' opinion on past change of global and foreign demand has significantly improved

Value date Value Q/(Q–1) in points Next issue
3rd quarter 2017 84,2  % + 0,4 24 October 2017

In Q2 2017, the labour cost index - wages and salaries as well as the labour cost index - total labour cost increased by 0.4%

Value date Q/(Q–1) Year-on-year change Q/(Q–4) Next issue
2nd quarter 2017 + 0,4 % + 1,1 %

In August 2017, the French business climate keeps improving and the employment climate falters again

Value date Value M/(M–1) in points Next issue
August 2017 109 + 1 26 September 2017

In August 2017, the business climate in manufacturing improves and reaches its highest level since December 2007

Value date Value M/(M–1) in points Next issue
August 2017 111 + 3 26 September 2017

In August 2017, the business climate in services improves again

Value date Value M/(M–1) in points Next issue
August 2017 106 + 2 26 September 2017

In August 2017, the economic climate is a little less favourable in the building construction industry

Value date Value M/(M–1) in points Next issue
August 2017 104 – 1 26 September 2017

In August 2017, the business climate weakens but remains favourable in retail trade and in trade and repair of motor vehicles

Value date Value M/(M–1) in points Next issue
August 2017 108 – 3 26 September 2017

In July 2017, the business climate improves significantly in wholesale trade

Value date Value M/(M–2) in points Next issue
4th two-month 2017 110 + 5 26 September 2017