Key indicators

Key indicators
Key indicators Last update Value date Value Trend/previous period Reference period
Economic growth 23/06/2017 1st quarter 2017 + 0,5 % Q/(Q-1)
Consumption 30/06/2017 May 2017 44,7 billion euros Year-on-year change M(M-12)
Households' confidence 28/06/2017 June 2017 108 M/(M-1)
Payroll employment 19/06/2017 1st quarter 2017 24931 thousand Q/(Q-1)
Unemployment rate 18/05/2017 1st quarter 2017 9,6 % Q/(Q-1)
Inflation 13/07/2017 June 2017 + 0,7 % Year-on-year change M(M-12)
Manufacturing output 07/07/2017 May 2017 + 2,0 % M/(M–1)
Production capacity 25/07/2017 3rd quarter 2017 84,3 % Q/(Q–1)
Labour cost 13/07/2017 1st quarter 2017 + 0,5 % Year-on-year change Q/(Q–4)
Business climate
Total 25/07/2017 July 2017 108 M/(M–1)
Goods-producing industries 25/07/2017 July 2017 109 M/(M–1)
Services 22/06/2017 June 2017 103 M/(M–1)
Construction 25/07/2017 July 2017 105 M/(M–1)
Retail trade 22/06/2017 June 2017 109 M/(M–1)
Wholesale trade 23/05/2017 B3th two-month 2017 104 M/(M–2)

In Q1 2017, households' purchasing power and non-financial corporations' profit ratio were almost stable

Gross Domestic Product and its components

Value date Growth overhang Q/(Q–1) Next issue
1st quarter 2017 + 0,9 % + 0,5 % 28 July 2017

Household consumption expenditure on goods sped up in May (+1.0%)

Value date M/(M–1) Year-on-year change M(M-12) Next issue
May 2017 + 1,0 % + 1,4 % 28 July 2017

In June 2017, households' confidence improves sharply and returns to its highest level since June 2007

Value date Value M/(M–1) in points Next issue
June 2017 108 + 5 26 July 2017

The payroll employment increased robustly again in Q1 2017

Payroll employment

Value date Q/(Q–1) Year-on-year change Q/(Q–4) Next issue
1st quarter 2017 + 0,4 % + 1,2 % 11 August 2017

The unemployment rate decreased by 0.4 points in Q1 2017

ILO unemployment rate

Value date Value (France) Q/(Q–1) in points Next issue
1st quarter 2017 9,6 % – 0,4 17 August 2017

In June 2017, consumer prices were stable over a month and rose by 0.7% year on year

Consumer price index

Value date M/(M–1) Year-on-year change M/(M-12) Next issue
June 2017 + 0,0 % + 0,7 % 28 July 2017

In May 2017, manufacturing output bounced back sharply (+2.0%)

Industrial production index

Value date M/(M–1) Year-on-year change M/(M–12) Next issue
May 2017 + 2,0 % + 3,3 % 10 August 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 84,3  % + 0,4 24 October 2017

In Q1 2017, the labour cost index - wages and salaries increased by 0.7% and 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
1st quarter 2017 + 0,4 % + 0,5 %

In July 2017, the French business climate improves again and the employment climate weakens slightly

Value date Value M/(M–1) in points Next issue
July 2017 108 + 1 24 August 2017

In July 2017, the business climate in manufacturing is stable significantly above normal

Value date Value M/(M–1) in points Next issue
July 2017 109 – 0 24 August 2017

In July 2017, the business climate increases slightly in services

Value date Value M/(M–1) in points Next issue
June 2017 103 + 1 24 August 2017

In July 2017, the economic climate continues to improve in the building construction industry

Value date Value M/(M–1) in points Next issue
July 2017 105 + 1 24 August 2017

In July 2017, the business climate remains very favourable in retail trade and in trade and repair of motor vehicles

Value date Value M/(M–1) in points Next issue
June 2017 109 + 4 24 August 2017

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

Value date Value M/(M–2) in points Next issue
B3th two-month 2017 104 + 1 26 September 2017