Future employment growth (in %) in France in 2016-2030 across sectors

In 2017 the employment rate in France was 70.43% compared to 72.08% in EU

During the period 2012-2017 the size of employment in EU changed by 5.41% compared to 4.07% in France .

Sectors with the largest share in employment in France in 2017 

  • Health & social care 15.25%
  • Wholesale & retail trade 12.51%
  • Manufacturing 11.73% 
  • Public sector & defence 8.95%
  • Professional services 7.62% 

Occupations with the largest share in employment in France in 2017:  

  • Office associate professionals 7.17%
  • Cleaners and helpers 6.44%
  • Science & engineering technicians 5.86% 
  • Sales workers 5.75%
  • Teaching professionals 4.85%

Sectors expected to have the strongest employment change over the period 2016-2030 in France:

  • Construction 29.91%
  • Accommodation & food 24.89%
  • Professional services 17.71% 
  • Administrative services 14.62% 
  • Arts & recreation 12.87% 

Occupations expected to have the largest numbers of job openings in France over the period 2016-2030:

  • Cleaners and helpers 2,505,432
  • Office associate professionals 1,601,186
  • Sales workers 1,465,454
  • Science & engineering technicians 1,103,985
  • Teaching professionals 1,057,637

Employment share of occupations (%) in France in 2017

Education profile (%) of the working age population for educational level possessed in France

Age profile (%) of the working age population in France

Usual range of monthly gross income in France in 2016

Future employment growth (% change) across occupations in France in 2016-2030

Future needs (total job openings) by occupation in France in 2016-2030