How many LinkedIn users are there in France. How much do they share?
How does this relate to the working population?

How many people change jobs, how many new accounts are created on a day?

What are the biggest companies in France on LinkedIn?

A lot of interesting stats en facts about the LinkedIn usage in France.

LinkedIn usage data and statistics for France - August 2019

Facts about France:


Number of habitants: 65,480,710 people

(according to World of Meters)


Capital: Paris


Working population: 30,356,754 people.


In France there are 17,917,181 registered LinkedIn accounts. That means that 59.% of the working population has a LinkedIn account.


France ranks number 8 in the relative usage over 44 European countries.


Over the past year, the number of LinkedIn users in France has grown with 15.%.

LinkedIn member accounts in France

Absolute number of users

This graph shows the absolute number of registered members on LinkedIn for France.

Users VS Working population

This graph shows how much percent of the working population for France has a LinkedIn profile.

People have a LinkedIn profile in France.
59 %
of the working population has a LinkedIn profile in France.


According to LinkedIn data, 59.% of the working population has a profile on LinkedIn in France.

27.4% of the total population has a profile on LinkedIn.

Economic graph

France has a working population of 30,356,754 people. 59.% of them have a profile on LinkedIn.

2.8% of the people works in Government Administration. 2.3% works in Retail and 2.% has a job in Information Technology and Services.

Government Administration


Information Technology and Services

The most occurring functions in France are:


Function Group


% of members

Operations 1,480,362 8.3%
Business Development 1,104,328 6.2%
Sales 969,738 5.4%


According to LinkedIn data, on average there are 848 job changes a day on LinkedIn in France.

Growth numbers for France

The LinkedIn population of France has grown over the past year with 15.%.


Looking over the past three months there has been a growth of 3.8%.


Over the past year, there were 194,960 new members each month.


Meaning 44,991 per week, 6,410 per day, 267 per hour.


If France continues to grow at this speed, they will have 20,256,700 members by August 2020.


France ranks number 6 in Europe for growth.


Over the past year, there were 6,410 new accounts created on LinkedIn per day in France.


In last 3 months there were 2,502 new accounts created per day in France.

Active posting on LinkedIn

In France there are on average 890 updates posted per hour, 21,371 per day, 150,005 per week and 650,021 per month.


That means that 3.5% of the LinkedIn users in France actually posted an update on LinkedIn in August.


France ranks number 6 in Europe for active posting.

Active posting over time


In France there are 21,371 updates posted every day.


That equals 890 updates an hour.


And 14.8 updates a minute.


We have no data about the numbers of articles, likes and comments. This number only represents the times people create a new post on LinkedIn.

Biggest Employers on LinkedIn



47,664 Employees on LinkedIn


Ministere de L'Education nationale

92,929 Employees on LinkedIn



41,291 Employees on LinkedIn

Company Pages

In France there are 251,398 registered Company Pages.


In August 2018 there were 1,671,651 registered Company Pages.

Number of registered Company Pages

Industry Percentage
Information Technology and Services 5.1%
Marketing and Advertising 4.3%
Internet 3.9%

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