Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrenees merged into a single region on 1st January 2016.
The data of this site mainly concerns the former Midi-Pyrenees region and is currently being updated.
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Employment

A region that resists the crisis

  • 1,190,894 jobs, including 1,044,367 permanent employees
  • + 12% employment growth rate in a decade (compared to 7% in France)
  • 309,348 establishments
  • 25,299 new companies in 2011, including 10,055 in business services.

Total jobs per sector in Midi-Pyrenees

Total %
Agriculture 48 827 4,1
Industry 151 243 12,7
Construction 85 744 7,2
Market services 519 230 43,6
Non-market services 385 850 32,4
Total 1 190 894 100

Source: INSEE, 2011 data

Establishments by sector in Midi-Pyrenees

Establishments by sector Total %
Agriculture 61 212 19,9
Industry 18 823 6,1
Construction 30 469 9,8
Distribution 62 934 20,3
Services 135 910 43,9
Total 309 348 100

Source : INSEE, CLAP, 2011 data

Unemployment rate by Department and variation over one year

Taux de chômage par département et variation sur un an

9.9% unemployment rate in 1st quarter of 2012


Source INSEE, 1st quarter 2011 / 1st quarter 2012 data