Economic dashboard

Key figures
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- May 2024

National key indicators

National key indicators
National key indicators Update date Value date Value Tendency / previous period Reference period
Economic growth 1st quarter 2024 +0,2 % Q/(Q-1) 30/04/2024
Consumption March 2024 45,9 billion euros M/(M-1) 30/04/2024
Household confidence April 2024 90 M-(M-1) 26/04/2024
Payroll employment 1st quarter 2024 21 161 thousands Q/(Q-1) 07/05/2024
Unemployment rate 1st quarter 2024 7,5 % Q/(Q-1) 17/05/2024
Consumer prices April 2024 +2,2 % Year-on-year change M/(M-12) 15/05/2024
Manufacturing output December 2023 +1,2 % M/(M–1) 02/02/2024
Production capacities 2nd quarter 2024 80,5 % Q/(Q–1) 25/04/2024
Labour cost 4th quarter 2022 +4,7 % Year-on-year change Q/(Q–4) 17/03/2023
Business climate
All sectors April 2024 99 M-(M–1) 25/04/2024
Manufacturing industry April 2024 100 M-(M–1) 25/04/2024
Services April 2024 100 M-(M–1) 25/04/2024
Building industry April 2024 101 M-(M–1) 25/04/2024
Retail trade April 2024 102 M-(M–1) 25/04/2024
Wholesale trade 2nd two-month 2024 94 M-(M–2) 21/03/2024

GDP grows moderately (+0.2%) in Q1 2024

Gross domestic product and its components

  • Source: INSEE
Value date GDP growth Q/(Q–1) Next publication
1st quarter 2024 +0,5 % +0,2 % 31 May 2024

Household consumption of goods rose in March 2024 (+0.4%)

Consumption

  • Source: INSEE
Value date M/(M–1) Year-on-year change M/(M–12) Next publication
March 2024 +0,4 % +0,5 % 31 May 2024

In April 2024, household confidence has remained sluggish

Household confidence

  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–1) in points Next publication
April 2024 90 –1 29 May 2024

In Q1 2024, private payroll employment rose by 0.2%

Payroll employment

  • Source: INSEE
Value date Q/(Q–1) Year-on-year change Q/(Q–4) Next publication
1st quarter 2024 +0,2 % +0,5 % 31 May 2024

In Q1 2024, the unemployment rate was stable at 7.5%

Persons employed in the sense of the ILO

  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value (France) Q/(Q–1) in points Next publication
1st quarter 2024 7,5 % +0,0 09 August 2024

In April 2024, consumer prices increased by 0.5% over one month and by 2.2% 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 2024 +0,5 % +2,2 % 31 May 2024

In March 2024, manufacturing output decreased (‑0.5%)

Manufacturing output index

  • Source: INSEE
Value date M/(M–1) Year-on-year change M/(M–12) Next publication
December 2023 +1,2 % +0,9 % 05 June 2024

In April 2024, manufacturers are more favourable than three months ago concerning the foreign demand

Production capacities

  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value Q/(Q–1) in points Next publication
2nd quarter 2024 80,5 % –0,3 25 July 2024

In Q4 2023, hourly wages increased by 3.1% over a year, hourly costs by 3.4%

Labour cost

  • Source: INSEE
Value date Q/(Q–1) Year-on-year change Q/(Q–4) Next publication
4th quarter 2022 +0,7 % +4,7 % 14 June 2024

In April 2024, the business climate in France is a little less favourable but the employment climate has slightly improved

Business climate

  • Field: Metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–1) in points Next publication
April 2024 99 –1 24 May 2024

In April 2024, the business climate in manufacturing industry has retreated sharply

Manufacturing industry

  • Field: Metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–1) in points Next publication
April 2024 100 –3 24 May 2024

In April 2024, the business climate in services has darkened and has reached back its long-term average

Services

  • Field: Metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–1) in points Next publication
April 2024 100 –3 24 May 2024

In April 2024, the business climate in the building construction has darkened

Building industry

  • Field: Metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–1) in points Next publication
April 2024 101 –2 24 May 2024

In April 2024, the business climate has improved in retail trade and in trade and repair of motor vehicles

Retail trade

  • Field: Metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–1) in points Next publication
April 2024 102 +2 24 May 2024

In March 2024, the business climate has sharply improved in wholesale trade

Wholesale trade

  • Field: Metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE
Value date Value M-(M–2) in points Next publication
2nd two-month 2024 94 +3 24 May 2024