French final non-farm employment increases 0.3% in the first quarter
The French statistical office Insee released its final non-farm employment data on Thursday. French non-farm employment increased 0.3% in the first quarter, up from the preliminary reading of a 0.2% gain, after a 0.2% increase in the fourth quarter.
Employment excluding temporary work rose 0.1% in the fourth quarter.
Temporary employment rose by 0.3% in the first quarter.
Employment in the industry was down by 0.3% in the first quarter, while employment in construction increased by 0.1%.
Overall, job creation in the market services sector climbed by 0.4% in the first quarter.