How is unemployment measured?

How is unemployment measured?

How many jobseekers are there in France? What definition of unemployment does Insee use? What definition does the Employment Ministry use? How does Insee measure unemployment?

These are just a few questions that you would no doubt like an answer to, and which this Insee video deals with.

Insee has also produced a booklet to test your knowledge of unemployment with a 10-question quiz.

Source: Insee (Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques – the French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies)

Objective: To learn about how unemployment is defined and measured

Audience: 16+

Length: 4’26’’

Language: French

Published on 28 March 2013.