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Unemployment rate in France 2006-2018, by socio-professional category

Employees and blue-collar workers are the socio-professional categories most affected by unemployment in France. Full employment has been almost assured since 2006. It is in 2016 that blue-collar and white-collar workers were the most affected with almost 15 percent unemployment.
Since 2016, the unemployment rate for the latter two categories has decreased while the unemployment rate for intermediate professions and managers has stagnated.

Percentage of people looking for a job in France from 2006 to 2018, by socio-professional category

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Release date

November 2019



Survey time period

2006 to 2018**

Age group

15 years and older

Special properties

Households living in metropolitan France

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* Are taken into account: skilled workers and non-skilled workers.
The source does not specify the number of respondents.
**Data of 2006 and 2007 have been previously published by the source

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