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France, is a country located at Western Europe, it has an area of 549,087 Km2.

France, with a population of 68,070,697 people, it is ranked at 21º position by population of 196 countries and has a population density of 124 people per km2.

It's capital is Paris and its currency is Euros

France is the 7º largest economy by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2022 was 2,949,331 millions of euros (3,108,202 millions of dollars), ( 111.8% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €43,327 euros per inhabitant$45,661 dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in France was on January of 2024 and it was 3.1%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of France, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.903 points in 2021, leaving it in 28th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit France are business, you must know it's in the 33th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of France, if you want to see information about other countries click here

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France Economy
Gouvernement
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2023Q410,300K
Annual GDP [+]2022€2,639,092M
Annual GDP [+]2022$2,780,140M
GDP per capita [+]2022€38,550
GDP per capita [+]2022$42,350
Quarterly GDP [+]2023Q4€711,024M
Debt (M.€.) [+]20222,949,331
Debt ($M) [+]20223,108,202
Debt (%GDP) [+]2022111.80%
Debt Per Capita [+]2022€43,327
Debt Per Capita [+]2022$45,661
Deficit (M.€) [+]2022-126,796
Deficit ($M) [+]2022-133,627
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2022-4.80%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20221,538,920.7
Expenditure ($M) [+]20221,621,833.5
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018127,788.0
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2018150,980.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20189.72%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2022271,217,874,000.0
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2022285,592,421,322.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201715.47%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]202251,164.7
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]202253,899.2
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20223.43%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202258.30%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022€22,608
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022$23,826
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018€1,895
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018$2,328
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2022€3,996
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2022$4,208
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022€747
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022$821
Moody's Rating [+]12/02/2022Aa2
S&P Rating [+]12/02/2022AA
Fitch Rating [+]04/28/2023AA-
Corruption Index [+]202272
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201915º
Fragile States Index [+]201832.2
RTI Raking [+]2022108º
Innovation Ranking [+]201816º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]December 20237.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2023Q47.2%
Unemployed [+]2023Q42,211K
NMW [+]2023$1,866.5
NMW [+]2024€1,766.9
Average Wage [+]2022$43,742
Average Wage [+]2022€41,540
Human Capital Ranking [+]201726º
Markets
US Dollar exchange rate [+]02/22/20240.9222
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/16/20242.87%
Risk Premium [+]02/16/202447
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/29/20240%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20243.1%
HICP [+]January 20243.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 202315.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]09/20/20234.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]202033º
IPI Year on Year [+]December 20230.8%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20221,529,035
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 202228.30
Motor vehicle production [+]20221,383,173
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2021673.75
Taxes
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202247.7%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201420.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202255.6%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]201889,322,000
Exports [+]2023€600,614.7M
Exports [+]2023$592,387.1M
Exports % GDP [+]202222.35%
Imports [+]2023€736,752.8M
Imports [+]2023$730,380.3M
Imports % GDP [+]202229.66%
Trade balance [+]2023€-127,617.9M
Trade balance [+]2023$-147,206.1M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2022-7.32%
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 2023-1.3%
Socio-Demography
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201516º
Density [+]2022124
Global Peace Ranking [+]202367º
Crude divorce rate [+]20161.90‰
Remittance received ($M) [+]201725,372.4
% Immigrant [+]202012.60%
% Emigrant [+]20203.46%
Birth Rate [+]202210.60‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201721,758.0
Crude death rate [+]20229.80‰
Fertility Rate [+]20221.79
Crude marriage rate [+]20213.20‰
% risk of poverty [+]202215.6%
Population [+]202268,070,697
Immigrant stock [+]20208,524,876
Emigrant stock [+]20202,341,908
HDI [+]20210.903
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202340º
Life expectancy [+]202282.30
Suicides [+]20218,987
Suicide rate [+]202113.24
Number of homicides [+]2021734
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20211.14
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20214.58
Annual crude oil production [+]202212
Crude Oil Reserves [+]202161.7
Consumption GWh [+]2021447,447
Generation GWh [+]2021530,418
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]02/04/2024167,985
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]02/04/202438,997,490
Fully vaccinated [+]07/10/202353,192,478
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]02/04/20242,467.80
Doses administered [+]07/10/2023154,493,266