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Summary

Employment growth is anticipated in highly qualified occupations.

Key facts:

  • France’s employment rate was 69.5% in 2013 – lower than the national and the EU-28 2020 target of 75%.
  • An additional 1.8 million jobs will be created during the period 2012-2022 primarily in the service sector.
  • Employment growth is anticipated in highly qualified occupations.
  • An important growth in employment is projected in the field of healthcare.
  • Certain vacancies remain hard to fill but not all are due to skills mismatch.
  • France is taking further measures to improve its already comprehensive skills projection system.

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