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French unemployment stable at 10% in second quarter: Insee

Job seekers wait in line to enter a government unemployment center in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Aug. 31, 2015.

[PARIS] French unemployment was stable in the second quarter at around 10 per cent, official data showed on Thursday, as the EU's second-largest economy continues to grapple with a stagnant economy.

Including overseas territories, the unemployment rate among the working population was also largely unchanged from the previous three months at 10.3 per cent, equivalent to around 2.9 million people, the data from Insee showed.