A summary of the main indicators for the French banking sector
Key figures - French banking Sector.pdf [232 ko]
In 2015, the French banking sector was an active participant in the jobs market, with banks represented by the French Banking Federation hiring more than 39,000 people, up from 35,000 in 2014 (*).
Employment_banking sector_2015.pdf [445 ko]
More : Chiffres clés - L'emploi dans la banque (statistiques 2015)
French-banking-sector-keys-figures-08032016.pdf [47 ko]
Key figures for 2014.
For the first time in many years, the workforce declined 1.1% in 2012 in French banks, primarily due to the contraction in hirings. More than 370,000 people work in French banks.
In France, the fraud rate on card payments and withdrawals stood at 0.077% on local transactions in 2011.
The French market is largely open to foreign banks. Nearly 8,400 banks in the European Union.