Data on France

A wide range of indicators on agriculture, development, economy, education, energy, environment, finance, government, health, innovation and technology, jobs and society.


Economic Survey of France 2015

The key challenge is to reform the labour market to promote job growth. The strong protection accorded by open-ended contracts hinders labour mobility, despite the progress brought by reforms regarding mass layoffs and the introduction of a mutually agreed termination procedure.


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    OECD at #COP21

    World leaders are facing a fundamental dilemma: take strong action to address the risks associated with climate change, or see the ability to limit this threat slip from their grasp. Check out how the OECD is contributing to get a successful outcome in December at #COP21 in Paris.

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    France and the OECD

    This document sets out when France joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.

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    Education at a Glance: France

    This note on France focuses on three major topics covered in the 2014 edition of Education at a Glance, all of which particularly concern France: Educational attainment, skills and employability; Teachers; Funding the education system.