FRANCE

Capital Paris
Area (km2) 551 500
Total population (thousands, 2022) 68 022
Population density (per km2) 123
National currency Euro (EUR)
National statistical office www.insee.fr
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE)
Women in the labour force, 2023
   percentage of total for both sexes 49%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2018 24%
   hourly wage, 2022 14%
Women in part-time employment, 2023
   percentage of employed women 27%
Female tertiary students, 2021
   percentage of total for both sexes 55%
Female victims of homicide, 2015
   percentage of total for both sexes 37%
Women researchers, 2021
   percentage of total for both sexes 30%
Life expectancy at birth, 2023
   females, years 85.9
   males, years 80.1
Life expectancy at 65, 2023
   females, years 23.7
   males, years 19.9
Total fertility rate, 2022
   average number of children per woman 1.8
Adolescent fertility rate, 2022
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 6.3
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2022
   age in years 29.1
 
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.0
1.2
0.0
2.8
2.6
1.1
Unemployment rate
 (%)
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Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
20.8
19.5
20.2
18.9
17.3
17.2
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2022 3 764 753
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2022 54 989
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2023 32.7
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2023 34.9
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2022 42 562
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   EUR per USD, US=1, 2022 0.701
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, 2022 27 812
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2022 11 751
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2021 983
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2021 43
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2022 102 814
      million tonne-kilometres, 2022 35 282
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2022 857 324
      million tonne-kilometres, 2022 173 986