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Examining the Components of France's Workforce

Learn more about France’s highly educated workforce, the effects of having a 35-hour workweek, and what can be expected for those in managerial roles.

The French workforce is highly educated, with nearly 70 percent of the labor force employed in the services sector. The 35-hour workweek has been key in helping more French workers remain employed as well as ensuring that cultural values toward quality of life are preserved. Professionals in managerial roles continue to work long hours, although they work fewer hours than professionals in other major global economies.