Thursday, March 3, 2016

France: the unemployment rate fell slightly late 2015, according to INSEE – Les Echos

The good news on the employment front is always good to take. According to figures released Thursday morning by INSEE, in fact, France had in France and the end of 2015, some 2.86 million unemployed based on International Labour Organization (ILO).

In the fourth quarter, in fact, the unemployment rate based on ILO stood at 10% of the workforce in France (10.3% taking into account Overseas). And finding “the level of the first quarter 2015″, experts from INSEE. In one year, the decline also reached 0.1 points.

And as good news, however small, can not alone, INSEE also revised down the third quarter figures, “the unemployment rate for the third quarter 2015 for metropolitan France is lowered by 0.1 percentage points to 10.1% of the workforce”

Improved widespread year-end

in the fourth quarter alone, the decline has benefited all age groups. 15-24 years, who are most affected by unemployment, saw their rates fall back to 24% (-0.3 pt). The decline reached 0.2 in 25-49, 9.3%. As for 50 years or more, the rate fell by 0.1 points to 6.9%.

An improvement that should not however forget that the situation of younger and older remained stable on a year



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