France GDP Annual Growth Rate

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in France expanded 0.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in France is reported by the INSEE, France. GDP Annual Growth Rate in France averaged 1.80 Percent from 1979 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 4.90 Percent in the third quarter of 1988 and a record low of -3.90 Percent in the first quarter of 2009. France is the fifth largest economy in the world and the second largest in the Euro Area. Services are the biggest sector of the economy and account for 79 percent of total GDP. Within services the most important segments are: wholesale and retail trade, transportation, accommodation and food services (19 percent of total GDP); real estate activities (13.2 percent); public administration, defence and social security (8 percent); education (6 percent); health (6 percent); information and communication (5 percent) and financial and insurance services (5 percent). Industry accounts for 19 percent of GDP. Within industry, the manufacturing, mining and quarrying segment represents 12.8 percent and construction accounts for 6 percent of total GDP. Agriculture contributes 2 percent to GDP. Yet, France is the second largest exporter of agricultural products in the world. This page provides - France GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-19

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 0.30 4.90 -3.90 0.44 | 2014/06 1979 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-11-14 06:30 AM France
GDP Growth Rate YoY- P
Q3 2013 0.2% 0.5% (R) 0.2% 0.51%
2013-12-24 07:45 AM France
GDP Growth Rate YoY - Final
Q3 2013 0.2% 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
2014-02-14 06:30 AM France
GDP Growth Rate YoY
Q4 2013 0.0% 0.3% (R) -0.06%
2014-03-31 07:45 AM France
GDP Growth Rate YoY Final
Q4 2013 0.8% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2014-06-27 07:45 AM France
GDP Growth Rate YoY
Q1 2014 0.8% 0.36%
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GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
GDP Constant Prices 454992.00 2013-11-15 453446.00 454992.00 63083.00 456576.25 2014-06-30 EUR Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 83208.00 2013-11-15 82731.00 94837.00 9036.00 82265.09 2014-06-30 EUR Million [+]
GDP per capita 34239.89 2012-12-31 34405.38 34982.13 11154.40 34179.78 2014-06-30 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 29819.10 2012-12-31 29963.22 30465.50 20242.98 29766.76 2014-06-30 USD [+]
GDP Growth Rate 0.30 2013-12-31 -0.10 1.60 -1.70 0.41 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.80 2013-12-31 0.30 4.90 -3.90 0.44 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
GDP 2612.90 2012-12-31 2779.70 2831.80 62.70 2491.21 2014-06-30 USD Billion [+]
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GDP Annual Growth Rate | Notes
The annual growth rate in Gross Domestic Product measures the increase in value of the goods and services produced by an economy over the period of a year. Therefore, unlike the commonly used quarterly GDP growth rate the annual GDP growth rate takes into account a full year of economic activity, thus avoiding the need to make any type of seasonal adjustment.


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