France GDP Growth Rate  1949-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

France GDP expanded 0.4 percent quarter-on-quarter in the December quarter of 2016, compared to a 0.2 percent growth in the three months to September and in line with market expectations, first estimate showed. It was the strongest expansion since the March quarter, as final domestic demand excluding inventory changes gathered momentum while foreign trade balance contributed slightly to GDP growth. GDP Growth Rate in France averaged 0.79 percent from 1949 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 7.70 percent in the third quarter of 1968 and a record low of -5 percent in the second quarter of 1968.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-11-29 07:45 AM Q3 0.2% -0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
2016-12-23 07:45 AM Q3 0.2% -0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
2017-01-31 06:30 AM Q4 0.4% 0.2% 0.4% 0.4%
2017-02-28 07:45 AM Q4 0.2% 0.4% 0.4%
2017-03-24 07:45 AM Q4 0.2% 0.4%
2017-04-28 05:30 AM Q1 0.3%




France GDP Growth Strongest In 3 Quarters In Q4


France GDP expanded 0.4 percent quarter-on-quarter in the December quarter of 2016, compared to a 0.2 percent growth in the three months to September and in line with market expectations, first estimate showed. It was the strongest expansion since the March quarter, as final domestic demand excluding inventory changes gathered momentum while foreign trade balance contributed slightly to GDP growth.

In the fourth quarter, household consumption rose 0.6 percent, following a 0.1 percent rise in the previous two quarters. Government expenditure rose 0.4 percent, compared to a 0.3 percent increase in the preceding quarter. Total gross fixed capital formation grew by 0.8 percent, much faster than a 0.3 percent growth in the September quarter. Final domestic demand (excluding changes in inventories) contributed 0.6 points to GDP growth, up significantly from 0.2 points in the prior quarter.

Exports increased by 1.1 percent, faster than a 0.5 percent rise in the third quarter. Imports also went up 0.8 percent, slowing sharply from a 2.5 percent increase in the preceding quarter. The foreign trade balance contributed positively to the economy (0.1 points after -0.7 points in the third quarter). In contrast, changes in inventories contributed negatively: -0.2 points after +0.7 points in the September quarter.

Year-on-year, the GDP grew by 1.1 percent, faster slightly than a 1.0 percent expansion in the third quarter.

Insee l Rida Husna | rida@tradingeconomics.com
1/31/2017 7:21:16 AM



France GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP Growth Rate 0.40 0.20 7.70 -5.00 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.10 1.00 12.50 -3.80 percent [+]
GDP 2418.84 2839.16 2923.47 62.65 USD Billion [+]
GDP Constant Prices 531529.00 530297.00 531529.00 68907.00 EUR Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 116528.00 115696.00 121266.00 11800.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP per capita 41533.87 41204.01 41699.17 12992.04 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 37489.78 37192.04 37638.99 29423.93 USD [+]
GDP From Agriculture 7020.00 7649.00 8615.00 2165.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP From Construction 24256.00 24251.00 30489.00 6440.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP From Manufacturing 53887.00 53669.00 54517.00 7291.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP From Services 275405.00 273870.00 275405.00 26222.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP From Transport 22888.00 22745.00 22888.00 1600.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP From Utilities 11197.00 10858.00 12750.00 535.00 EUR Million [+]



France GDP Growth Rate Notes

France is the seventh largest economy in the world and the second largest in the Euro Area. Composition of the GDP on the expenditure side: household consumption (55 percent); government expenditure (24 percent) and gross fixed capital formation (22 percent). Exports of goods and services account for 29 percent of GDP while imports account for 31 percent, subtracting 2 percent from total GDP. This page provides the latest reported value for - France GDP Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France GDP Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.20 7.70 -5.00 1949 - 2016 percent Quarterly



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