Human capital


The French are hard workers

 

9th in the world

 

In 2019, France was ranked ninth in the world for the hourly productivity of its workers

The Conference Board, 2019

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An efficient production system

 

In 2018, France retained its position as

the 4th most dynamic economy

among OECD countries for the increase in its production system efficiency

OECD, 2020

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Education

In 2020,

five French establishments

made it into the top 100 Business Schools, with two of those five appearing in the top 10 (INSEAD and HEC Paris).

 

 

Financial Times, 2020

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Percentage of tertiary education graduates
(30- to 34-year-olds)

    47,5%             35,5%           27,6%

Eurostat, 2020

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R&D personnel in France

15,1 for every 1,000 employees

France had around 15.1 R&D personnel per 1,000 workers in 2018, including 10.9 researchers.

OECD, 2020

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1.7 million +

 

engineers and scientists with degrees from French institutions,
755,000 of whom are currently in employment

French Engineering School Federation (CDEFI), 2019

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CNRS

The National Center for Scientific Research is ranked #2 world research organization in the Scimago Institutions Rankings

Scimago Institutions Rankings, 2020

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France is the 10th country in the world

 

in terms of the publication of scientific and engineering articles, and third in Europe

World Bank, 2020

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France was ranked

#2 in Europe and #6 in the world

for international patent applications in 2018

WIPO, 2019

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