General profile: France

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
67.230 Millions
0.847 EUR/US$
2 781 725 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(n) 635 391 km²
1.85 %
1.60 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+8.7 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchandise exports
463 428
523 767
506 264
581 872
Merchandise imports
504 124
611 070
570 758
672 549
Merchandise trade balance
-40 696
-87 303
-64 494
-90 677
Export structure by product group in 2018
(as % of total exports)
7 %7 %81 %81 %12 %12 %
Top 5 partners in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
83 21245 31044 32442 74840 32283 21245 31044 32442 74840 322
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Services exports
156 700
202 108
255 608
(e) 291 494
Services imports
134 051
181 659
233 319
(e) 256 773
Services trade balance
22 650
20 449
22 289
(e) 34 722
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport
-
21.3
16.4
(e) 16.3
Travel
-
23.2
22.8
(e) 22.6
Other services
-
51.1
54.5
(e) 54.1
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+1.6 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2018
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2018
GDP, current
2 200 274
2 647 972
2 444 467
2 781 725
GDP per capita, current US$
34 855
40 745
36 685
41 376
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
1.66
1.95
1.12
1.60
Current account balance, % of GDP
0.10
-0.63
-0.37
-0.64
Exchange rate (/US$)
0.804
0.755
0.902
0.847
GDP by expenditure in 2017
(as % of total GDP)
54.123.623.530.932.054.123.623.530.932.0
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+3.7 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2018
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2018
FDI inflows
33 233.73
13 890.09
45 346.57
37 293.85
FDI outflows
68 057.01
48 154.81
53 196.66
102 421.19
Personal remittances, % of GDP
0.65
0.75
0.98
0.95
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
26 428.026 428.024 885.124 885.124 054.724 054.724 058.324 058.325 351.225 351.224 413.024 413.022 674.422 674.422 927.322 927.319 903.219 903.219 649.119 649.120 085.320 085.317 589.417 589.415 528.915 528.914 212.214 212.212 260.012 260.011 351.011 351.010 368.010 368.09 191.09 191.08 610.08 610.037 29437 29429 80229 80223 06123 06145 34745 3472 6692 66934 27034 27016 06216 06231 64231 64213 89013 89030 73330 73337 59337 59363 50063 50025 32625 32633 23433 234-2 574-2 5747 8557 85521 51521 51515 94815 94827 49727 49726 428.024 885.124 054.724 058.325 351.224 413.022 674.422 927.319 903.219 649.120 085.317 589.415 528.914 212.212 260.011 351.010 368.09 191.08 610.037 29429 80223 06145 3472 66934 27016 06231 64213 89030 73337 59363 50025 32633 234-2 5747 85521 51515 94827 497FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Balance, % of GDP
0.14
-1.64
-0.40
(e) -0.77
Balance, % of imports
0.52
-5.76
-1.24
(e) -2.32
Normalized balance
0.003
-0.030
-0.006
(e) -0.012
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
6565646461606159555158565754
LABOUR FORCE
Labour force by gender in 2018
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
53%Male 53%Female
47%Female 47%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.370 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2018
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
6 311
8 822
6 468
7 109
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
58.89
68.73
75.95
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
5 215 039
5 912 300
6 369 200
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
6.29
4.41
4.02
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
8.54
7.33
6.67
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
6.54
(o) 5.70
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
n
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
o
Number of persons employed in full time equivalent units.Total business economy includes repair of computers, personal and household goods; except financial and insurance activities.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
***
Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 05 November 2019