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Farmer's anger set to overshadow France's agricultural fair

Daily Telegraph (2024-02-23)

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Daily Telegraph (2024-02-23)

Awards season comes as French actors accuse filmmakers of sex abuse in new #MeToo wave

France 24 (2024-02-23)

France plans to revolutionize maintenance of its combat vehicle fleets

Defence Blog (2024-02-23)

French actors denounce abuse by directors when they were teenagers in new #MeToo step

ABC News (2024-02-23)

Can Gabriel Attal Win Over France?

The New York Times (2024-02-23)

French actresses denounce abuse by directors when they were teenagers in new #MeToo step

Independent (2024-02-23)

Content

Business

Central government debt 116.49 % of GDP
Expense 49.88 % of GDP
GDP 2,779,090,000,000.00 current US$
Inflation 5.22 annual %
Self-employed 12.49 % of total employment
Tax revenue 23.96 % of GDP
Unemployment 7.45 % of total labor force
Vulnerable employment 7.69 % of total employment


Environment

Agricultural land 285,538.00 km²
Alternative and nuclear energy 49.06 % of total energy use
Carbon Dioxide Emissions (CO2) 267,155.00 kt
Electricity production from coal sources 2.16 % of total
Electricity production from natural gas sources 3.51 % of total
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources 9.66 % of total
Electricity production from nuclear sources 77.63 % of total
Electricity production from oil sources 0.38 % of total
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric 6.20 % of total
Net energy imports 44.11 % of energy use
Fertility rate 1.83 births per woman
Forest area 173,364 km²
Fossil fuel energy consumption 46.49 % of total
Other greenhouse gas emissions, HFC, PFC and SF6 996.68 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Median age 37.90 years
Methane emissions 58,451.50 kt of CO2 equivalent
Nitrous oxide emissions 36,202.70 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Female Population 35,123,991
Male Population 32,847,321
Renewable energy consumption 16.87 % of total final energy consumption
Rural land area 522,936.00 km²
Rural population 12,568,575
Urban land area 23,030.70 km²
Urban population 55,402,736
Urban population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters 1.26 % of total population


Health

Birth rate 10.90 per 1,000 people
Death rate 9.70 per 1,000 people
Health expenditure per capita 4,768.73 current US$
Health expenditure 12.21 % of GDP
Incidence of HIV 0.09 per 1,000 uninfected population
Hospital beds 5.91 per 1,000 people
Life expectancy at birth 82 years
Suicide mortality rate 13.80 per 100,000 population


Other

Access to electricity 100.00 % of population
Individuals using the Internet 85.33 % of population
Net migration 20,614
Press freedom 3.52


Politics

Armed forces personnel 304,000
Democracy score 7.80
Democracy type Flawed democracy
Military expenditure 1.94 % of GDP
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments 37.26 %


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Source

SIPRI, World Bank

Updated: 23 days ago

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