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Basic statistics of France.

BASIC STATISTICS OF FRANCE

THE LAND

Area (1 000 [km.sup.2])                                        632.8
Agricultural area, excl. Overseas departments
  (1 000 [km.sup.2])                                           302.8

Major cities (thousand inhabitants), 2005
Paris                                                          2 125
Marseille                                                        807
Lyon                                                             453

THE PEOPLE (2006)

Population (thousands)                                        63 382
Number of inhabitants per [km.sup.2]                             100
Average annual increase (thousands) 1991-2006                    316

Total labour force, excl. overseas
  departments (thousands)                                     27 607
Percentage of employment in:
  Agriculture                                                    3.5
  Industry and construction                                     20.3
  Services                                                      76.3

PRODUCTION (2007)

Gross domestic product at market prices (Euros billion)        1 892
Gross domestic product per capita (Euros)                     28 050
Gross fixed investment as a per cent of GDP
  (current prices)                                              21.5
Gross value-added by activity, at basic prices (per cent):
  Agriculture                                                    2.1
  Industry                                                      14.1
  Construction                                                   6.5
  Services (excl. FISIM)                                        76.7

GENERAL GOVERNMENT (2007)

ESA95 concept, as per cent of GDP:
Total expenditure                                               52.4
Total revenue                                                   49.7
Gross fixed investment                                           3.3

FOREIGN TRADE (2007)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)                        26.6
Main exports as a percentage of total exports (SITC):
  Food, beverages and tobacco (0+1)                             10.5
  Chemical products (5)                                         16.3
  Manufactured products (6+8+9)                                 27.1
  Machinery and transport equipment (7)                         39.8

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)                        28.5
Main imports as a percentage of total imports (SITC):
  Food, beverages and tobacco (0+1)                              7.3
  Chemical products (5)                                         13.2
  Manufactured products (6+8+9)                                 28.5
  Machinery and transport equipment (7)                         35.0

THE CURRENCY

Monetary unit: Euro

Currency unit per $
  Year 2008                                                    0.681
  First quarter of 2009                                        0.769
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Publication:OECD Economic Surveys - France
Article Type:Statistical table
Geographic Code:4EUFR
Date:Apr 1, 2009
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