FRANCE

Capital Paris
Area (km2) 551 500
Total population (thousands, 2020) 67 488
Population density (per km2) 122
National currency Euro (EUR)
National statistical office www.insee.fr
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE)
Women in the labour force, 2021
   percentage of total for both sexes 49%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2018 24%
   hourly wage, 2020 16%
Women in part-time employment, 2021
   percentage of employed women 28%
Female tertiary students, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 55%
Female victims of homicide, 2015
   percentage of total for both sexes 37%
Women researchers, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 28%
Life expectancy at birth, 2021
   females, years 85.5
   males, years 79.3
Life expectancy at 65, 2021
   females, years 23.4
   males, years 19.3
Total fertility rate, 2020
   average number of children per woman 1.8
Adolescent fertility rate, 2020
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 7.0
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2020
   age in years 28.9
 
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
0.6
1.1
1.0
1.2
-0.9
1.8
Unemployment rate
 (%)
10.1
9.4
9.0
8.4
8.0
7.9
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
24.5
22.1
20.8
19.5
20.2
18.9
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2020 3 158 398
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 46 575
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 29.4
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 31.4
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 36 442
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   EUR per USD, US=1, 2020 0.732
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
31
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
44

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Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2020 26 838
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2020 11 660
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 1 042
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 48
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2020 56 606
      million tonne-kilometres, 2020 31 559
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2020 677 341
      million tonne-kilometres, 2020 170 015