Gouvernement Princier de Monaco

Focus Population - Employment

Temporary Employment

The number of temporary workers in the Principality was estimated at more than 11,400 in 2019 (people who worked in a temporary position for at least one hour, including all assignment lengths). The temporary worker population is primarily made up of those who commute to Monaco. It is predominantly French, young and male.

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There were 53,091 employees working in Monaco’s private sector at the end of 2019, up 2.9% compared with 2018 (an additional 1,490 people). Sixty percent of employees were male and most were commuters.
The majority of workers were of French nationality and the average age at the end of 2019 was 42. Almost all employees worked in the service sector. At the end of 2019, there were 6,182 employers, an increase over 2018.

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Climate and meteorology

Since 2012, the publication “Focus: Weather” has offered an analysis of the climate conditions reported by the Exotic Garden weather station, drawing on temperature and rainfall data. The data presented in the publication is representative of local weather conditions in an urban environment. For the past two years, data on sunshine and wind measured by the Department of the Environment from the roof of Monaco’s Oceanographic Museum has also been included in the Focus.
2019, a particularly hot year, was marked by two heat waves and two severe Mediterranean storms in late November and on 1 December 2019, followed by a third significant event on 20 and 21 December.

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Self-employed workers

The Focus of Self-employed workers 2018 is available online for the first time

At the end of December 2018, there were 4,882 active self-employed workers in Monaco, representing 5,274 operational businesses. Self-employed workers in Monaco are overwhelmingly male and almost all operational businesses fall within the tertiary sector.

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Monaco’s schools comprised 6 254 pupils from kindergarten to the final year of high school on 31 December 2018, of which 69.8 % were in state-funded schools.

The total number of pupils decreased –0.9 % with respect to the end of the year 2017.

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Civil service

On 31 December 2018, 4 702 people were employed as public servants in Monaco, all administrative branches combined. This represents a 2% increase with respect to the previous year. 

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Built-up area

With its total area of 2 km², a third of which is already built-up, the Principality of Monaco faces an issue of land shortage.

The data from Monaco’s Atlas des bâtiments as at 1 January 2019 shows how the Principality has used urban planning to tackle this issue.

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Higher education

As at 31 December 2017, the Principality of Monaco has almost 1,000 students on its territory. This figure remained constant compared to the same period in 2016 (-0.5%).

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In 2017, the average age of Monegasque nationals is 44.1 and the median age is 46.5. Almost 95% live in Monaco. The birth rate remains high with 120 births and a fertility rate of 2.5 children per woman.

Update: as at 30 June 2018, the number of Monegasque nationals was 9,305.

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This edition of Focus looks at jobs registered with the Monaco Social Security Funds.

In December 2016, there are 51,200 jobs in the private sector in the Principality, which equals a increase of 667 jobs (+1.3 %) compared to the previous year.

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