Indicators of economy in France

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2019 was at about 11.160 US Dollar per capita. The GDP in France reached 40.494 US Dollar per capita. The gross national product has been at 42.400 US Dollar per capita.

Inflation in France was in 2019 at around 1.11%. For the the EU, the average of the same was year at 1.63%.

Compared to Germany, the prices of daily necessities are approximately 7.80% higher.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 69 and is compared to other countries moderate.


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Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2019

Unemployment rates France

Economic performance 2019

 France
Total
France
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP2,715.52 bn USD40,493.93 USD15,592.80 tn USD30,315.74 USD
Gross national product2,843.04 bn USD42,395.51 USD15,985.73 tn USD31,079.69 USD


57 of the 2000 largest listed companies in the world originate from France. This is determined annually in the "Forbes Global 2000" list. The 10 largest companies in the country were in 2020:

Rank 29: Total (Courbevoie)
Rank 42: BNP Paribas (Paris)
Rank 64: AXA Group (Paris)
Rank 73: LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (Paris)
Rank 112: EDF (Paris)
Rank 117: Sanofi (Paris)
Rank 118: Credit Agricole (Montrouge)
Rank 137: VINCI (Rueil-Malmaison)
Rank 156: Orange (Paris)
Rank 176: L'Oréal (Clichy)

Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1979 - 2019


GDP France

Household debt and deficits 2018


 France
Total
France
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Gross debt2,734.37 bn USD40,775.00 USD15,016.71 tn USD29,195.71 USD
Budget deficit70.34 bn USD1,048.97 USD117.16 bn USD227.78 USD

Debt budget development
Development of inflation
Corruption in France
Cost of living in a global comparison

Im- and Exports 2019

 France
Total
France
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Exports882.76 bn USD13,163.77 USD8,590.51 bn USD16,701.80 USD
Imports910.26 bn USD13,573.84 USD8,032.20 bn USD15,616.32 USD


Development of imports and exports in billion US dollars 1979 - 2019


Exports
Imports