December 22, 2015 09:00 ET

ADP France National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment in France Decreased by 4,600 Jobs in November 2015

NANTERRE, FRANCE--(Marketwired - Dec 22, 2015) -  Private sector employment in France decreased by 4,600 jobs from October to November according to the November ADP® France National Employment Report. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP France National Employment Report is produced by ADP Research Institute® in collaboration with Moody's Analytics. The report, which is derived from actual headcount data, measures the change in total nonfarm private employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.

November 2015 Report Highlights

View the ADP France National Employment Report Infographic at

Total France Nonfarm Private Employment: -4,600

  • Industry Snapshot 
    • Manufacturing -6,500 
    • Trade +5,300 
    • Financial Services +1,000 
    • Business Services -5,100 
    • Transportation +400 
    • Real Estate +500 

"The trade sector was a bright spot for employment gains in November," said Ahu Yildirmaz, head of the ADP Research Institute. "Strengthening retail sales driven by increased household consumption and low oil prices are among the prime factors contributing to growth in this sector."

Manufacturing lost 6,500 jobs representing the largest negative month in the sector since March 2014.

The 1,000 jobs added in Financial Services were almost half of the gains in October.

Tracking back to March 2012, Business Services showed its most jobs lost in any one month (minus 5,100).

To see Chart 1. Change in Total Nonfarm Private Employment, click here:

To see Chart 2. Change in Nonfarm Private Employment by Selected Industries, click here:

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The December 2015 ADP France National Employment Report will be released at 9:00a.m. ET on January 26, 2016.

About the ADP France National Employment Report

The ADP France National Employment Report is a monthly measure of the change in total France nonfarm private employment derived from declared aggregated headcount statistics from a sample of ADP® clients in France, issued at the level of establishments (non-identifiable). The report, which measures headcounts gathering nearly 1.3 million French workers, is produced by the ADP Research Institute®, a specialized group within the company that provides insights around employment trends and workforce strategy, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc.

Each month, ADP issues the ADP France National Employment Report as part of the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the labor market in France and providing businesses, governments and others with a source of credible and valuable information. The ADP France National Employment Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge.

For a description of the underlying data and the statistical model used to create this report, please see "ADP France National Employment Report: Development Methodology" at

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