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

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Published on 28 September 2012. Updated on 12 September 2019