FRANCE

Capital Paris
Area (km2) 551 500
Total population (thousands, 2017) 66 865
Population density (per km2) 121
National currency Euro (EUR)
National statistical office www.insee.fr
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE)
Women in the labour force, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 48%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2014 23%
   hourly wage, 2017 15%
Women in part-time employment, 2017
   percentage of employed women 30%
Female tertiary students, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 54%
Female victims of homicide, 2015
   percentage of total for both sexes 37%
Women researchers, 2014
   percentage of total for both sexes 26%
Life expectancy at birth, 2017
   females, years 85.6
   males, years 79.6
Life expectancy at 65, 2017
   females, years 23.6
   males, years 19.6
Total fertility rate, 2017
   average number of children per woman 1.9
Adolescent fertility rate, 2017
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 8.0
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 28.7
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
0.2
0.5
0.2
0.6
1.0
1.0
Unemployment rate
 (%)
10.3
10.3
10.4
10.1
9.4
9.1
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
24.1
24.2
24.7
24.6
22.3
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2018 3 073 179
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 45 682
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 31.3
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 32.1
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 35 320
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   EUR per USD, US=1, 2018 0.766
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
31
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
44
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2017 28 120
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2017 11 618
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 1 097
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 52
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2017 96 690
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 33 442
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2017 815 421
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 162 615