According to INSEE, the number of unemployed as defined by the International Labor Office (ILO) increased by 29,000 in the fourth quarter from the previous one, reaching 2.3 million people. The unemployment rate is now 0.4 points higher than at the end of 2022, but still significantly below its peak in mid-2015 by three more points.
The unemployment rate for various age groups varied in the fourth quarter of 2023. For 15-24 year-olds, it decreased by 0.2 points, while it increased for those aged between 25 and 49 years old by the same amount. Those aged over 50 saw little change in their unemployment rates. Similarly, the rate for women barely changed, while that for men increased slightly.
The long-term unemployment rate also saw a slight increase in the fourth quarter of 2023, with an average of 571,000 people declaring themselves to be unemployed and looking for work for over a year – an increase of just under a third from the previous quarter. Despite this increase, long-term unemployment remains relatively low compared to other periods and countries.
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Overall, despite some fluctuations in certain age groups and sectors, overall employment rates remain relatively stable compared to previous years and other countries