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The decline in unemployment, which began in the second quarter of 2015, is continuing in France. At 8.8% in the first quarter of 2018, the unemployment rate has decreased by 0.8 percentage points in one year, and by 1.7 percentage points since the peak reached in 2015. At 55.7% in the fourth quarter of 2017, the employment rate has increased by 0.8 percentage point in one year.
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A broken social elevator? Key findings for France
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France had the 4th highest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2017. The country occupied the same position in 2016. The average single worker in France faced a tax wedge of 47.6% in 2017 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
The 2017 OECD R&D tax incentive country profiles provide detailed information on the design features and cost of tax provisions used by countries to incentivise R&D performance by businesses, reporting on both long-term and recent trends.
Government at a Glance provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.